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Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki (41), Oklahoma City's Serge Ibaka (9) and Dallas' Jason Kidd (2) chase a rebound 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