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Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant (35) takes the game-winning shot over Dallas' Shawn Marion (0) and Ian Mahinmi (28) during game one of the first round in the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Dallas Mavericks at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Saturday, April 28, 2012. Oklahoma City won, 99-98. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman