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Can Durant catch Bryant off guard?

Updated: April 24, 2010, 6:56 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Suddenly the Los Angeles Lakers and Oklahoma City Thunder first-round series has must-see TV appeal, with your host Kobe Bryant and musical guest Kevin Durant.

Bryant is still the megawatt name compared with Durant, who is experiencing the spotlight treatment of the playoffs for the first time. Coming into the series, we wondered if Bryant would find his shot and be fresh after resting four of the Lakers' last five regular-season games and we questioned if Durant, ...

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