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.

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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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