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Oklahoma City's James Harden (13) shoots against Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki (41) during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Dallas Mavericks at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 5, 2012. The Thunder won, 95-91. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman