Article Photos: Kevin Durant, Thunder suddenly find themselves in a tight race 40/104

Oklahoma City's Kendrick Perkins (5), middle, helps Kevin Durant (35) get up next to Serge Ibaka (9) during the NBA basketball game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Oklahoma City Thunder at the OKC Arena in Oklahoma City, Friday, March 25, 2011. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman