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Texas Connection Still Strong Between Tucker, Durant
Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant finally paid P.J. Tucker back for encouraging him to pick Texas for his year of college basketball. Durant got Tucker his first NBA start Monday night. Because the Suns needed defense and size to have a prayer against Durant, Tucker got a one-time insertion into the starting lineup in place of Shannon Brown to match up against his fellow Longhorn.

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