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Video: Kevin Durant does a great Dirk Nowitzki impression to seal Thunder’s win over Bulls

Nov 8, 2012, 11:04 PM EDT

The Bulls had an answer for what the Thunder wanted to do offensively for most of the night, but ultimately, there was no answer for this.

Kevin Durant drained this one-legged fadeaway — Dirk Nowitzki style, from 17 feet out with 19.5 seconds left — to seal the 97-91 win for OKC.

Chicago came into this one ranked second in the league in defensive efficiency, allowing just 92 points per 100 possessions. And even against the Thunder, the Bulls did a pretty good job limiting the easy chances.

But this shot is not one you can guard, and it’s an example of what makes the Thunder so tough to deal with in late-game situations.

  1. letangusespertplus - Nov 8, 2012 at 11:14 PM

    sloppy game. lucky to walk away with a win.

  2. teehov843 - Nov 8, 2012 at 11:36 PM

    Kobe does the Dirk move better…

  3. camnellum12 - Nov 9, 2012 at 1:22 AM

    Nowitzki was partially Durant’s NBA comparison coming into the 2007 Draft (Tracy McGrady was the other comparison: http://nbadraft.net/players/kevin-durant), so it makes since he takes moves away from Dirk. Both are lanky wing players who’s length is damn near impossible to guard.

  4. money2long - Nov 9, 2012 at 8:51 AM

    lol, boozer’s reaction on the bench.

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