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Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant (35) and James Harden (13) stand during the National Anthem before the preseason NBA game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Charlotte Bobcats at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman