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Kevin Durant scores 27 in season debut, but Pelicans beat Thunder
Kevin Durant scores 27 in season debut, but Pelicans beat Thunder

Kevin Durant returned from a foot injury and scored 27 points in his season debut for Oklahoma City, but Tyreke Evans and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the visiting Thunder, 112-104, on Tuesday night. Durant, the league's most valuable player last season, played nearly 30 minutes, looking healthy whether he was throwing down a driving, two-handed dunk or snapping off one of his three three-point baskets. Durant, who had surgery on Oct. 16, made nine of 18 shots. Evans scored 15 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter. Anthony Davis had 25 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks for the Pelicans. Jrue Holiday had 23 points and 10 assists while Ryan Anderson had 23 points and 11 rebounds...

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