DURANTULA ATTACK—Kevin Durant is a mere three seasons into his NBA career and he's already approaching some single-season records that took Michael Jordan a career to reach. His team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, are neck and neck with the Blazers in the playoff race, with an invaluable tiebreaker on the line tonight. The winner has a better shot to make it past the first round, while Utah will probably sweep the loser. EAC
Rose Garden, 1 Center Ct, 7 pm, $35-225, broadcast on Comcast SportsNet NW

UN-SILENT BOB—Whatever you think of his movies, there's no denying Kevin Smith is one entertaining storyteller. (He better be—tickets ain't cheap.) Smith's speaking tour stops through Portland tonight; we're guessing he flew JetBlue. NL
Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, 8 pm, $50, 21+

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