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With an "uncharacteristic" off shooting night,Kevin Durant tied Michael Jordan for the most misses in a postseason game since 1997 with 26 on Monday. Durant finished with 21 points on 7-of-33 shooting from the floor in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 85-84 Game 2 loss to theDallas Mavericks. Durant went 2-of-11 from 3-point range. Durant's 26 misses are the most he has ever had in a game in his career, playoffs or regular season. "Just missed 'em. Just missed 'em," Durant said. "Everything looked good for me. Coach drew up some good plays. Teammates set great screens. Russell [Westbrook] delivered the ball perfect. It's on me after that. I've just got to make 'em next game. Durant's final missed shot came with three seconds left. It was a potentially game-winning layup attempt that was blocked by rookie Justin Anderson. Steven Adams recovered the miss and put it back, but it came after the buzzer. Durant went 4-for-14 in the first half and 3-for-19 in the second. His seventh make was a big one that cut the Mavericks' lead to one point with 9.5 seconds left. After Raymond Felton missed two free throws, Durant had a chance to win the game, but Anderson got a piece of his layup. The series is tied 1-1 with Game 3 on Thursday in Dallas. Jordan went 9-35 in a 1997 NBA Eastern Conference Finals game against Miami. He scored 29 points in an 87-80 loss. Two days later, the Bulls closed out the Heat, with Jordan scoring 28 points, but missing 20 more shots (he was 11-31)
OKC has no chance of winning anyways
They're never going to pull through....but then again give Durant a break. The Thunders would not even be in that place if they didn't have Durant.
That game itself was a mess haha. The 4th quarter was real fun to watch for a non-fan of both teams!