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Thunder's Serge Ibaka (9) tries to block a shot by Brooklyn's Paul Pierce in the first half of an NBA basketball game where the Oklahoma City Thunder were defeated 95-93 by the Brooklyn Nets at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Photo by Steve Sisney The Oklahoman