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BREAKING: Durant To Miss Tonight's Game Against Boston

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BOSTON -

Thunder coach Scott Brooks told reporters this afternoon that Kevin Durant will not play in tonight's contest against the Boston Celtics.

Durant is having lingering shoulder issues from a minor injury suffered in Wednesday's 111-105 victory against San Antonio.

Durant is the NBA's leading scorer averaging 31 points, 7.7 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game.

He has been on a tear recently with nine-straight games of 30 points or more.

Second-year forward Perry Jones will start in his place in Boston.

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