Originally written May 01, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
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The Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in Game 1 to secure the win over the defending NBA champions Dallas Mavericks thanks to Kevin Durant's last second shot. But though Durant played the role of hero versus Dallas in Game 1, it still took a team effort to secure the win. Thunder's Nick Collison provided toughness in the paint and in 15 minutes, he notched two rebounds, and two assists in Game 1 and as mentioned before, provided a punch for the Thunder which often doesn't show up on the stat sheet. But as the Thunder's playoff march is just beginning, Collison recently did a Twitter Q&A for GQ .com and opened up about life in the NBA, zombies, his mane of chest hair and much more. What jumps out at you in this Q&A is how Nick reveals how much of a toll playing in the NBA takes on a player's personal life. From money being a source of issues, injuries to marriages ending in divorce, the life of an NBA player may be glamorous on the outside but as you will r...
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