Injured Durant: Facing OKC no big deal

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(TSX / STATS) -- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant told reporters that facing his former team is no big deal.

"It's just a regular game for me now," the reigning NBA Finals MVP said on Tuesday, one day before the Warriors (13-4) visit the Oklahoma City Thunder (7-9). "I learned how to tune out the crowd, I learned how to tune out the (expletive)."

Durant tuned out the Thunder last season when he scored 40 points in his return to Chesapeake Arena. The game marked his first contest back in Oklahoma City since spending eight seasons with the franchise that selected him with the second overall pick of the 2007 draft.


Points Per Game
Rank Name PPG
1 J. Harden, Hou31.6
2 G. Antetokounmpo, Mil29.7
3 L. James, Cle28.3
4 K. Porzingis, NY27.6
5 D. Cousins, NO26.6
6 A. Davis, NO25.8
7 S. Curry, GS25.6
8 D. DeRozan, Tor25.2
9 K. Durant, GS24.9
10 D. Lillard, Por24.4
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Field Goal Percentage
Rank Name FG%
1 C. Capela, Hou.681
2 S. Adams, OKC.670
3 E. Kanter, NY.640
4 D. Jordan, LAC.639
5 D. Dedmon, Atl.611
6 D. Sabonis, Ind.593
7 D. Howard, Cha.583
8 L. James, Cle.582
9 H. Whiteside, Mia.579
10 J. Collins, Atl.569
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