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Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: OKC well represented again at All-Star weekend

All-Star Kevin Durant said he doesn't take being a representative of Oklahoma City lightly.
by Darnell Mayberry Published: February 18, 2013
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photo - East Team's Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat guards West Team's Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) ORG XMIT: HTR133
East Team's Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat guards West Team's Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) ORG XMIT: HTR133

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Miami guard Dwyane Wade after breaking Kobe Bryant's nose with a hard foul in last year's All-Star Game — “Kobe said, ‘Leave my nose alone this year.' And I said, ‘I got you, man.' We don't want anyone getting hurt in the All-Star Game. Everyone walked away from this (healthy) hopefully.”

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The East tied the record for the most 3-pointers made with 14 in Sunday's All-Star Game. ... In his five All-Star appearances, Chris Paul has 62 assists, a 12.4 average that is the highest in All-Star history. … The Thunder will practice Tuesday in Houston before resuming the regular season against the Rockets on Wednesday night inside the Toyota Center.

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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