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Kevin Durant fined for in-game gesture

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02:04 PM ET 04.13 | Kevin Durant's posturing has earned him a $25,000 fine. The NBA came down on the Oklahoma City Thunder forward after he made a "menacing gesture" following a thunderous transition dunk on Thursday against the Golden State Warriors. Teammate Russell Westbrook slapped a Warriors shot attempt off the glass to begin a fastbreak, and Durant following a dunk by making a slicing motion across his throat and then bringing his hands together in front of his face. "Just kill 'em and pray for 'em after the game," Durant explained. "Somebody gave it to me. I do it when I dunk. It's nothing against the team I'm playing against. But it's just come out with a mindset and, you know, be friends after the game."

The Oklahoman

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April 13, 2013  03:06 PM ET
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You are not allowed to show emotions in the NBA any more. Somebody may get their feelings hurt.

Darryl Dawkins wouldn't have lasted a week in this league.

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April 13, 2013  05:02 PM ET

This is kind of out of character for KD. He isn't really a "mean" player, just a pretender. Some meanness would be welcome though.

Now if Artest or capt jax did they same, they would have seen some suspension.

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April 13, 2013  09:43 PM ET
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so basically you are saying that you are trying to be a fake tough guy?throat slice them, but you don't really mean it, then go out for wings?smh

hater...lol

April 14, 2013  08:48 AM ET

The NBA has become an outpost for pansies.

 
April 14, 2013  09:21 AM ET

Let Your Game Do The Talking, Bro.

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