Kevin Durant sits out vs. Celtics

Updated: January 25, 2014, 1:07 AM ET
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Kevin Durant, who has scored at least 30 points in nine consecutive games for Oklahoma City, didn't play in the Thunder's 101-83 victory against the Boston Celtics on Friday night.

Durant, who aggravated his shoulder during Wednesday's win against San Antonio, was replaced in the starting lineup by Perry Jones.

"Kevin definitely loves the game," Brooks said. "He's not one that looks forward to missing games. The guy is a gamer. He loves to play.

"It's the best ...

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