If Durant finishes first or second among forwards in fan voting, he will make his first appearance as a starter in the All-Star Game.
PETERSON, DURANT TO HOST CLINIC
Durant and guard Mo Peterson will host a Thunder Fit clinic today for nearly 60 students at Del Crest Middle School in Del City.
The visit is part of the 2011 NBA FIT Live Healthy Week. Durant is a member of the NBA Fit team.
The clinic will lead students through a series of exercises, strength training, nutrition lessons and basketball drills. Durant and Peterson will conclude the event with a question-and-answer session with the students.
In the Thunder's last visit to American Airlines Center, the team clinched a 121-116 victory on April 3, 2010, that secured the franchise's first playoff berth in the Oklahoma City era. … Mavs forward Shawn Marion scored a season-high 25 points on 12-for-17 shooting. Marion's previous season high was 22 points. He had scored 21 points by halftime. … James Harden had his career-best streak of at least 10 points end at 12 games. Harden scored seven points Thursday.