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Kevin Durant stars as Oklahoma City Thunder beat Toronto Raptors in double overtime

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant was close to unstoppable against Toronto.

Kevin Durant scored a game-high 51 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder stretched their winning streak to three games with a 119-118 double-overtime victory over the Toronto Raptors.

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NBA: Kevin Durant scores 54 as Oklahoma City Thunder shoot past Golden State Warriors

Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant flips on his head after being fouled by Houston Rockets' Aaron Brooks during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

In a day of key games for the top NBA teams in the West, Oklahoma City beat Golden State 127-121 with Kevin Durant scoring a career-high 54 points.

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Double Dribble: LeBron James needs to forget about MVP race with Kevin Durant

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Paul Suttor LeBron James is on track to surrender his MVP award - and it could be the best thing for his career and the misfiring Miami Heat.

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NBA: Kevin Durant stars as Thunder blaze past Portland

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) smiles after hitting a basket in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Kevin Durant dropped in 11 of his 46 points in a late fourth-quarter run as Oklahoma City Thunder stormed past the Portland Trail Blazers 105-97 and secured a fourth straight NBA victory.

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LeBron James sticks nose into Kevin Durant's MVP party

Miami Heat forward LeBron James celebrates a teammate's 3-pointer in the final minute of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Dallas. James scored 42 points in the 117-106 Heat win. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Sam Amick Before the Miami Heat's regular-season revenge was even over, you just knew the narrative that surrounds the Oklahoma City Thunder would be swirling and growing like a twisters rolling through the...

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NBA: Kevin Durant streak ends after sitting final quarter of Thunder's thrashing of Nets

Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant, left, moves around Brooklyn Nets' Shaun Livingston during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Kevin Durant's 30-point streak has ended at 12 games as he scored 26 in just 30 minutes, and the Oklahoma City Thunder won their 10th in a row with a 120-95 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.

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NBA: Kevin Durant drops 41 as Thunder too strong for New York Knicks

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) is fouled by New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith (8) while shooting in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. Oklahoma City won 112-100. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Paul Levine The match-up between NBA top scorers, Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony, turned out to be a mismatch.

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NBA: Kevin Durant tightens grip on LeBron James' MVP trophy as Thunder beat Heat

Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) puts pressure on Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant (35) during the fourth period of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. The Thunder won 112-95. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

LeBron James won the last two MVP awards but his grip on the trophy could be slipping after Kevin Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder dominated the Miami Heat 112-95 on Wednesday.

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LeBron James v Kevin Durant rivalry a highlight of NBA All Star game

NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 15:  NBA Players Kevin Durant (L) and LeBron James attend GQ & LeBron James NBA All Star Party Sponsored By Samsung Galaxy And Beats at Ogden Museum's Patrick F. Taylor Library on February 15, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for GQ)

Scott Cacciola After 45 minutes' worth of pregame festivities that included a concert, an appearance by Snoop Dogg, streamers that fell from the ceiling and player introductions, LeBron James finally christened the...

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Kevin Durant pilots Oklahoma City win

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NBA scoring leader produces a game high of 34 points and 12 rebounds.

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NBA: Kevin Durant must step up for Oklahoma City Thunder while Russell Westbrook is out

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 27: Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder comes back into their game against the Charlotte Bobcats at Time Warner Cable Arena on December 27, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.   Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Beckley Mason With the Oklahoma City Thunder being without point guard Russell Westbrook until mid-February after undergoing his third operation in a year on his right knee, Kevin Durant, the NBA's leading scorer,...

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Andrew Bogut 50-50 for basketball's World Cup

Andrew Bogut (L) blocks a shot by Jodie Meeks of the LA Lakers.

Peter Mitchell Andrew Bogut rates himself a 50-50 chance of leading Australia at the basketball World Cup in Spain later this year.

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Thunder end Spurs' 19-game NBA win streak

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant and San Antonio counterpart Tim Duncan vie for control of the ball in front of Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard in Oklahoma City.

Patty Mills has top-scored for San Antonio but the Australian guard couldn't stop a Kevin Durant-led Oklahoma City Thunder ending the Spurs' NBA winning streak at 19 games.

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Australia could get regular season NBA and NFL games if baseball a success

(L to R) Australian batting coach Glenn Williamson, Australian pitcher Craig Anderson and manager John Deeble at the SCG.

Michael Chammas Major League Baseball believes the groundbreaking games at the Sydney Cricket Ground this weekend could pave the way for the NBA and NFL to schedule regular-season fixtures in Australia.

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Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat ready for final stretch before playoffs

Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter (0) grabs a rebound over Indiana Pacers forward Paul George (24) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Sunday, March 2, 2014. The Pacers defeated the Jazz 94-91.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

It has been a long, grueling journey, the road defeats against the Sacramento Kings and Utah Jazz, the six-game trip that began with losses to the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets and ended with one...

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Toronto Raptors upset Golden State Warriors to boost playoff charge

Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas, center, battles for a rebound with Washington Wizards' Trevor Booker, left, and Marcin Gortat during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

DeMar DeRozan led the way with a team-high 32 points as the Toronto Raptors avenged an embarrassing December defeat to the Golden State Warriors.

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NBA All-Stars: 'Aussie' Kyrie Irving wins MVP

NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 16:  The Eastern Conference's Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrates with the Kia NBA All-Star Game MVP trophy after the 2014 NBA All-Star game at the Smoothie King Center on February 16, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Australian-born guard Kyrie Irving scored 31 points to be crowned MVP of the highest-scoring NBA All-Star game in history, as East beat West 163-155.

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Jason Collins creates history by becoming first openly gay man in major US sports league

Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins waits to come into the game during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Nets won 108-102. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Jason Collins became the first openly gay player in the four major US professional sports leagues on Sunday night when he got court-time in Brooklyn Nets' 108-102 NBA victory over the Los Angeles...

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