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Thunder's Kevin Durant trying to find his shot

BY MIKE BALDWIN Modified: March 19, 2009 at 12:22 am •  Published: March 19, 2009
vin is a rhythm shooter. That’s going to come back. He still has to keep working and do other things to help us win. Tonight our defense wasn’t there.”

Last year’s NBA Rookie of the Year drained 8-of-12 field goals the first half to help Oklahoma City build a 56-51 lead. After halftime, seven of his nine points came at the free-throw line.

The loss ended the Thunder’s four-game home winning streak that included wins over San Antonio and Dallas.

"There’s always mistakes in a game. No team is perfect,” Durant said.

"We have to make up for that by playing hard. We did it in spurts. In this league you can’t do that. I tell people the easiest thing to do is play hard. We have to do that the whole game. It starts with me.”