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Thunder still too predictable in clutch

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Updated: December 30, 2011, 4:57 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com
Kevin DurantAP Photo/Alonzo AdamsKevin Durant's game-winning dagger was a sight to behold, but Dallas should've seen it coming.

It was the shot of the year so far, both for Kevin Durant and whoever is in charge of those extreme zoom-out shots from the top of the arena rafters. But it masked another reality: Oklahoma City still needs to figure how to make its crunch-time offense less predictable.