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Nick Collison does all of the dirty work for Oklahoma City (PER Diem: May 11, 2011)

Updated: May 11, 2011, 12:45 PM ET
By John Hollinger |

CollisonMark J. Rebilas/US PresswireNick Collison is averaging 5.3 points and 3.9 rebounds in nine postseason games for the Thunder.

OKLAHOMA CITY -- One of the ways you know a player is a superstar is if his team's performance goes to another level when he is on the court.