Oklahoma City Thunder v Dallas Mavericks - Game Two

Video: Durant off-the-backboard ally-oop to Harden

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They were having some fun over in Manilla. And making some nice dough.

But mostly having a lot of fun. For a group of NBA stars, this was an exhibition and a chance to show off a little. Like this play, where Kevin Durant leads what we will generously call a secondary break, gets in the lane then throws the crazy ally-oop to James Harden.

If you want to see Kobe and Rose hook up for another dunk, go here. But this is the best play we saw all weekend.

Hezonja throws down one-handed dunk in preseason debut

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Mario Hezonja, the No. 5 pick in this year’s draft, has never lacked for confidence. The Croatian guard made his pro debut in the Magic’s preseason game against the Hornets on Saturday and did this:

Between Hezonja, Elfrid Payton, Victor Oladipo and Aaron Gordon, the Magic have a nucleus of young players that has the potential to be a lot of fun. Even if they’re still a few years away from contending, they’re definitely going to be a League Pass favorite this year.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffers dislocated shoulder in preseason game

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Preseason is only just getting underway and there’s already a potentially serious injury to report. In the game between the Hornets and Magic on Saturday night, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was taken to the locker room after suffering a right shoulder injury. The Hornets announced that he was then taken to an Orlando-area hospital for follow-up x-rays:

A few hours after the game, the Hornets announced that Kidd-Gilchrist has a dislocated shoulder:

Depending on the severity of the injury, he could miss a few weeks or a few months. Hopefully, it’s the shorter end of that timeline. We should know more on Sunday.