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After inbounding the ball, Thunder forward Kevin Durant took a handoff from Eric Maynor. It took him three dribbles and one memorable leap to travel the more than 23 feet between the rim and where he caught the ball. The third dribble pushed him past Dallas' Peja Stojakovic, giving him a clear path to the rim. That's when Mavericks center Brendan Haywood left his man, Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, in an attempt to block Durant's path and shot. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD