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Associated Press Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) dribbles during the second half of the Heat's game against the Dallas Mavericks Sunday in Dallas. James scored 37 points in the 105-94 season-opener win over last season's NBA champions.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant scored 30 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder win their season opener with a 97-89 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night.

Durant led the league in scoring the past two seasons, including averaging 27.7 last season. On Sunday, he was 11-of-19 from the field and added five rebounds and six assists.

James Harden added 19 points and the Thunder held Orlando star Dwight Howard to just 11 points.

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