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Old 05-14-2011, 01:03 AM   #1
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Default May 15: Playoffs 2nd round, Grizzlies at Thunder, Game 7

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The AP reports:

Kevin Durant had trouble sleeping, trying to shake off the worst playoff performance yet in his young NBA career.

After the league’s scoring champion managed just 11 points in Oklahoma City’s loss that set up Game 7 Sunday against the Memphis Grizzlies, Durant woke up Saturday still thinking about what went wrong.

Durant took nine of his 14 shots from behind the arc, and he made only one basket over the last 45 minutes of the game.

“It was tough,” Durant said. “That’s a part of this league. It’s going to happen.

“Especially being one of the main guys, I tend to take a lot of the pressure and put it on myself. But it is what it is. I’ve got to fight through it, I’ve got to continue to be positive around my guys and go from there.”

At least by morning, his dreams had taken a turn for the better.

“I made a lot of my shots, of course, in the dream. It wasn’t a nightmare,” Durant said. “I made some shots and we won the game.

“But that’s just a dream.”

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