Kevin Durant Breaks Kenneth Faried's Ankles

April 25, 2012; Oklahoma City  OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket against Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried (35) during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena Mandatory Credit: Richard Rowe-USA TODAY Sports
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Alec NathanFeatured ColumnistJanuary 10, 2014

Kevin Durant may be known as a pure scorer, but that doesn't mean he can't break defenders down off the dribble. 

Matched up one-on-one against Kenneth Faried, Durant hit the Nuggets forward with a quick right-handed hesitation crossover that staggered the big man and nearly sent him tumbling to the floor before draining a mid-range jumper. 

The reaction from Oklahoma City's bench says it all. 

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