Thursday January 22nd, 2015

Kevin Durant is back -- just asked Marcin Gortat after this impressive dunk.

The reigning MVP has missed 23 games due to injury this year, but he looked perfectly healthy throwing down a monster slam over Gortat during Oklahoma City's 105-103 road victory over Washington on Tuesday. 

With a little under three minutes remaining in overtime and Washington leading 98-96, Durant slipped a screen and received a pass from Russell Westbrook at the left angle. Gortat rotated over to close out on Durant, but a quick dribble move was enough for Durant to get in the paint. Once there, he took two long strides and crushed a right-handed dunk right on top of the 6-foot-11 Gortat. 

Kendrick Perkins led the celebrations on the Thunder's bench with a lively shimmy.

Durant posted a game-high 34 points seven rebounds and three assists. Russell Westbrook scored 32 points -- including a last-second, game-winning layup -- and added eight rebounds and eight assists.

Nene led the Wizards with a team-high 24 points, four rebounds and three assists. Wall added 18 points, 13 assists, six rebounds and four steals.

Oklahoma City improved to 22-20. Washington fell to 29-14.

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