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Thunder's season ends with loss in Dallas
DALLAS — Kevin Durant crouched down on the NBA Playoffs logo on the American Airlines Center floor, unable to walk any further.
Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) leaps for the ball beside Peja Stojakovic (16) of Dallas during game 5 of the Western Conference Finals in the NBA basketball playoffs between the Dallas Mavericks and the Oklahoma City Thunder at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Wednesday, May 25, 2011. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman
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Dallas 100, Oklahoma City 96.
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