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The Finals are the NBA's biggest stage. And stages were built to show drama.

And while Durant brings tons of great basketball, one of the secrets of his game is that he brings very little drama.

Think about the most memorable plays you have ever seen. Allen Iverson slicing through the tall trees in the lane, John Starks dunking over the whole Bulls team, Michael Jordan flying. In every one of them, there's a massive dose of human struggle. Here's a human doing something that ought not be possible. Here are long odds -- overcome.

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