Feb 26, 2011, 8:12 AM EST
Winning at the trade deadline is a very different thing than winning your next game.
Everything that the Thunder are hoping to get defensively with Kendrick Perkins the Magic already have in Dwight Howard. As evidence, we bring you Dwight shutting down Durant as he drives to the hole Friday night.
We have yet to learn what the Thunder’s interior defense will look like in a month, but they hope it looks a lot like this.
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