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COMMENTARY — Leola Boyd loved James Harden’s game so much she offered to take up a collection to keep the guard in OKC. Now that he’s gone, she vows to keep watching the Thunder.

BY BERRY TRAMEL Modified: October 30, 2012 at 10:37 pm •  Published: October 31, 2012

OKEENE — Leola Boyd called me a few weeks ago. She had an idea to help the Thunder keep her favorite player.

Miss Leola is 85 years old. She was born before Bob Cousy and Dolph Schayes but has lived long enough to fall hard for James Harden.

“I liked all of...
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