Will Yoder
Monday October 24th, 2011

Throughout the NBA lockout, the league’s top plays players have banded together to host highlight-packed exhibition games to give hoops fans a little bit of basketball while the players and the owners work out their differences. Sunday night, it was Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant who hosted the US Fleet Tracking Basketball Invitational.

“I knew this was going to be a hit, especially here in Oklahoma City,” Durant told the Oklahoman. “I was excited I got this opportunity to do it. A lot of people came out and showed love. All the players who came here didn’t have to. They sacrificed their time to come play the game. We just wanted to show the fans we still love them and we still continue to play the game no matter what.”
In a game that featured NBA stars Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul , and Jeff Green, Durant stole the show by collecting 42 points, 26 rebounds, and 11 assists.

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