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Keeping 35 from 35

Ron Artest is ready to stop one of the best shooters in the league

Updated: March 26, 2010, 11:35 AM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

OKLAHOMA CITY -- As the Lakers wrapped up practice Thursday at the Ford Center, Kobe Bryant took a seat on the scorer's table next to Phil Jackson, and they both began watching Ron Artest running around the court, air-guarding no one in particular.

"Look at him," Bryant said.

"He wanted to watch more tape on the Durant kid," Jackson said. "He's been on fire."

"The Durant kid" is, of course, Kevin Durant, who is second in the league in scoring, averaging 29.7 points ...

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