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    The Best Excuse For Being Thunderously Dunked On

    It's not that Marcin Gortat wasn't interested in blocking a shot, he was just busy with other things at the time.

    Kevin Durant put an exclamation point on a 41-point night with this colossal dunk over Phoenix Suns big man Marcin Gortat.

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    Pay attention to what happens after the dunk: An excited Kendrick Perkins trots over and slaps Durant in the face. Thanks for that, Kendrick.

    Gortat had a pretty good explanation for his half-hearted attempt at stopping Durant.

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    All kidding aside, Gortat was a good sport about the whole ordeal, admitting to AZCentral Sports that "I ain’t going to deny; that was probably one of the top three dunks of the year."

    H/T Scott Bordow at

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