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VIDEO: The top-10 Thunder plays from the first half of the NBA season

by Anthony Slater Modified: April 12, 2013 at 6:46 pm •  Published: February 19, 2013

By Anthony Slater – - @anthonyVslater

The first half is over, the second half starts tomorrow and the stretch run lingers in the immediate future.

Should be an interesting one, especially in Thunder land.

But before it all starts Wednesday in Houston, let’s take a look back at the first half, counting down the top-10 plays and moments from OKC’s athletic batch of hoopers:

10. Russell’s tomahawk

Westbrook can be an angry dude on the basketball court. And sometimes he takes it out on the rim.

9. The legendary Perkins Pose

Ever since, I’ve been ending my jumpers at the rec with this

8. Capping the Clippers

Dunks are exponentially better when you get a confused Vinny Del Negro look after

7.Serge I’llBlockYa

Always impressive when you get Kobe

6. No Mascot love

Hey, I’m not a trained referee, but I’m pretty sure that’s goaltending

5. Air Congo

Because we haven’t had an alley oop yet

4. Marcin, meet Kevin

Beasley’s awful defense deserves an assist for this poster

3. Behind the back magic

My personal favorite play of the first half. Perkins the point guard

2. KD 52

A whole lotta points from the NBA’s three-time scoring champ

1. Durant’s swat and stuff

The Mavs abuse continues. Durant torches his Dallas rival

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by Anthony Slater
Thunder Beat Writer
Anthony Slater started on the Thunder beat in the summer of 2013, joining after two years as's lead sports blogger and web editor. A native Californian, Slater attended Sonoma State for two years before transferring to Oklahoma State in...
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