Originally written December 27, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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OKLAHOMA CITY-- Kevin Durant poured in 40 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 111-105 overtime victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. The win ended a two-game losing streak for the Thunder, but it didn't come without its share of drama. Oklahoma City trailed 104-103 with 1:04 left in overtime. Russell Westbrook, who was having a horrible shooting night, knocked down a jumper over Dirk Nowitzki to give the Thunder a one-point advantage. Dallas' O.J. Mayo then attempted to throw a cross-court pass to Darren Collison, but Westbrook came out of nowhere for the steal and layup. The Thunder led 107-104 with 42 seconds to go. Mayo tried to answer with a 3-pointer that was off the mark, but he was fouled by Kevin Martin. Mayo made just one of three free throws. Westbrook was fouled, and he made both of his attempts to put the game away for Oklahoma City. Westbrook scored 16 points to go along with 10 assists, six rebounds an...
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