Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant fined for throat slash gesture in Golden State game

NEW YORK (AP) -- The NBA has fined Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant for making a "menacing gesture," when he pretended to slice his throat after throwing down a big dunk during the Thunder's victory against the Golden State Warriors.

The play that led to Durant's costly celebration occurred with about 1:45 left in the second quarter of Oklahoma City's 116-97 win at Golden State.
 
Thunder guard Russell Westbrook blocked Stephen Curry's layup, and Durant corralled the ball and went in for a soaring dunk at the other end of the court. He then made a throat-slashing gesture and crossed his hands in prayer.

To see the motion that lightened Durant's pocketbook, see the video above or click here (bit.ly/KDdunk) for mobile users.
 
Durant has reportedly apologized, but offered very little remorse following the victory.
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"Kill `em and pray for `em after the game," Durant said. " ... It's nothing against the team I'm playing against. Come out with a mindset and be friends after the game."
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