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James Harden with tomahawk dunk (VIDEO)

Apr 25, 2013, 1:21 AM EST

James Harden was an absolute beast Wednesday night — 36 points and 11 boards.

He was aggressive and attacking his former teammates and it was almost enough to even the series. Almost.

But he did create a few highlights, like this drive and tomahawk dunk. Notice how Kendrick Perkins thinks about challenging it and decides it would just make and and-1 and a poster, so he puts in a half-hearted effort and slides out of the way.

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