Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant (35) blocks the shot of Golden State's Draymond Green (23) during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals in the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Golden State Warriors at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Oklahoma City won 133-105. Oklahoma City won 118-94.  Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant (35) blocks the shot of Golden State's Draymond Green (23) during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals in the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Golden State Warriors at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Oklahoma City won 133-105. Oklahoma City won 118-94. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

Tramel: Thunder exacts the ultimate revenge on Draymond Green

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Draymond Green drove in for a meaningless layup, a chance to pad a starving stat line in the final minutes of another Thunder blowout, and Kevin Durant jumped up for a ferocious block. While the rest of the ballplayers scampered downcourt, Durant turned and dramatically pumped his fist into the air. Durant likely would have preferred a different target, but as an exclamation point in what became a 118-94, Game 4 rout of the mighty Warriors, it will do.

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