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It's safe to say that the NBA finals will feature the matchup that most fans wanted to see — Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant against Miami Heat forward LeBron James.
Perhaps these games are becoming commonplace now. Or perhaps, with just one week to get the word out, not enough people knew about the game. But whatever the cause, a surprisingly sparse crowd of about 200 showed up at Coolidge High School to see the "Clash of the Superstars," the latest in a series of summer-league games starring locked-out NBA players.
The game started almost 45 minutes late, but the fans didn't mind. They were waiting for Kevin Durant. The assembled roster was worthy of an NBA All-Star game, but in this city, Durant is the player that moves the needle.