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Oklahoma City Thunder's Kendrick Perkins (5) and Serge Ibaka (9) defend against Portland Trail Blazers' J.J. Hickson (21) as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Portland Trail Blazers 106-92 in NBA basketball at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.  Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman