Thunder-Rockets Game 6 preview: Kevin Durant continues to dominate Oklahoma City offense

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In the last three games, Kevin Durant has scored 115 points, drawn 32 fouls and committed three charges.

Not only is he carrying the Thunder’s offense, he’s taking a beating to do it.

That probably won’t change in Game 6 with Russell Westbrook out for the rest of the playoffs.

Reggie Jackson showed signs of helping, scoring 20 points in Game 5, but a majority of those came in the fourth quarter while Durant didn’t score a single point. Can they mesh together?

Kevin Martin shot 1-for-10 in Game 5, and he made a third or fewer of his shots in three of the series’ other four games. Serge Ibaka has been up and down offensively, and at this point, that might just be the expectation.

At best, Jackson, Martin or Ibaka emerges as a No. 3-quality scorer next to Durant. Durant will just have to fill the No. 1 and No. 2 roles himself.

It’s a huge burden, and it might be weighing on Durant, considering how he disappeared in the fourth quarter of Game 6. But Durant is still the second-best player in the NBA, and he can lift his team past the Rockets, whose own star, James Harden, will have to do more without Carlos Delfino.

At some point, Durant will wear down from this strategy, probably in round two. But if it happens sooner, the Thunder might not make it even that far.

Kevin Durant with huge dunk on visiting Fenerbahce Ulker

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Welcome to America, Fenerbahce Ulker.

The Turkish powerhouse was in America playing some exhibition games this preseason, and they got a first-hand reminder that Kevin Durant is back. KD had 13 points in the Thunder’s easy 111-81 win.

Not to be outdone, Russell Westbrook got in on the act.

Bradley Beal drives around, dunks over Kristaps Porzingis (VIDEO)

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If you’re a Knicks fan, the positive is that at least Kristaps Porzingis tried to make a play.

But he was not going to stop the athletic Bradley Beal with a full head of steam, and the result was a Beal dunking over Porzingis as he tries to block the attempt.

Beal wasn’t sharp, scoring 12 points on 5-of-14 shooting. The Knicks has an efficient Carmelo Anthony and that got them the win.