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Kendrick Perkins goes through full practice with OKC Thunder for first time

by Darnell Mayberry Modified: March 10, 2011 at 1:33 pm •  Published: March 10, 2011

Oklahoma City center Kendrick Perkins went through a full practice Thursday for the first time since joining the team.

Perkins suffered a mild strain of the MCL in his left knee on Feb. 22, two days before coming to Oklahoma City in a four-player trade with Boston. He has not played since joining the Thunder, but moved a step closer to doing so Thursday.

"It went OK. I'd probably give myself a 6 on a scale of 1 to 10.," said Perkins, who added that he felt no discomfort and was able to move freely. "I was a little rusty in some spots but it went real well."

by Darnell Mayberry
OKC Thunder Senior Reporter
Darnell Mayberry grew up in Langston, Okla. and is now in his third stint in the Sooner state. After a year and a half at Bishop McGuinness High, he finished his prep years in Falls Church, Va., before graduating from Norfolk State University in...
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