Photo: Mark J. Terrill, AP
Golden State Warriors striker Kevin Durant rose in the NBA postseason standings after scoring 12 points in the first quarter against Los Angeles Clippers in the game had scored 5 of the team's opening round playoff series.
Having scored his sixth point, Durant moved past former Boston Celtic John Havlicek (3,776 points) to become the 12th-highest playoff scorer in NBA history.
The next player in Durant's sights is Larry Bird, another former Celtic, who has 3,897 career playoff points.
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still fallen on the Clippers 129-121.
Clippers guard Lou Williams scored 33 points from the bench, striker Danilo Gallinari led LA starter with 26 points.
Durant Nemesis Patrick Beverley added 17 points from hi He owns 14 rebounds.
The winner of the series competes against the Houston Rockets, who scored after beating Jazz 100-93 on Wednesday night.
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