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The Oklahoma City Thunder squeezed past James Harden and the Houston Rockets on Wednesday in a 105-102 shootout.
Kevin Durant continued to make good on his promise that he is done with being second best.
He nailed a clutch three-pointer with less than three minutes left to send the Thunder off to Saturday’s Game 3 at Houston with a 2-0 quarterfinal series lead.
Durant finished with 29 points.
Durant's teammate Serge Ibaka also made a statement as seen in this video.
As Omar Asik raced for a hard finish at the rim, Ibaka stood him up and rejected his attempt in a move that summed up this game.
Every time that Houston seemed destined to end strong, the Thunder pushed back and sat them back down.
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2. Kevin Martin (Thunder)
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