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Kevin Durant turns in heroic performance as Nets rally to beat Bucks, take 3-2 series lead

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NEW YORK — Kevin Durant strapped on his cape and saved the Nets. He saved them with an outrageous stat line, with an epic fourth quarter, and without much help from a hobbled James Harden. He scored 49 points in 48 minutes with 17 rebounds and 10 assists, an otherwordly triple-double and an otherworldy performance. Nineteen of his points arrived in the final period, and he hit the biggest shot of the night — a pull-up 3-pointer at the end of the shot clock to give the Nets a four-point edge with 50 seconds remaining. Given the stakes and Brooklyn’s real opportunity for a title run if it gets p…

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