Found March 28, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
Kevin Durant called last week's game at Orlando a "Must win." Kind of strange, considering it was May. Stranger that it was Orlando. But the stranger thing is Durant may have been right. While the time and the place for the comment seems premature and out of line, the fact is the Thunder have to win against Orlando and the rest of the bottom feeders of the league. Because they just haven't been good enough against the top teams. That's why beating Orlando last week and then sweeping past Portland and Washington in the past week was imperative. Oklahoma City is just 1.5 games behind San Antonio with 10 games to go, and getting home-court advantage seems to be more important. The Thunder went 0-2 against Miami, is 1-2 against San Antonio and 1-2 against Memphis and Denver. Expect a matchup with any combination of San Antonio, Denver and Memphis at some point down the line, so they'll need as much help as they can get. Now Durant was talking "Must...
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