Kevin Durant Slayed The Los Angeles Lakers With This Cold-Blooded Dagger

This shot, with the game tied 98-98 and 13 seconds remaining, means the difference between the Thunder leading the series 3-1 and the Lakers tying it up at 2-2. Kobe then misses a smiliar shot on the other end.

1. Here’s Durant’s casual, pitch-perfect three-pointer to give the Thunder the win.

A shot like this is beautiful. We deify pro athletes and are paralyzed by the thoughts of what it’s like to play in front of so many people, how much pressure that must mean. But in the end, the best athletes are the ones who operate like seasoned professionals, who look as though heroism is as natural to them as breathing.

Kevin Durant’s one of those.

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