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Tyler Merkley, 12, poses as his father, Scott Merkely, left, takes a photo of him before Game 2 of the first round in the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Dallas Mavericks at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Monday, April 30, 2012. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman