Article Photos: OKC Thunder: Team's reputation gets tougher with Kendrick Perkins' arrival, players' maturity 11/50

Oklahoma City's Kendrick Perkins (5) is pushed by Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki during Game 2 of the first round in the NBA basketball playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Dallas Mavericks at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Monday, April 30, 2012. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman