Did Kevin Durant Stare-Down Rihanna During Game 1 of the NBA Finals?

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Rihanna arrives at the 21st Annual Kids' Choice Awards on March 29, 2008 in Los Angeles.

Thanks to a monster effort from superstar Kevin Durant, the Golden State Warriors got their NBA Finals campaign off to a winning start with a comprehensive beat-down of the visiting Cleveland Cavs.

Rihanna looked on from courtside as the Durantula went nuts with 38 points, 8 boards, 8 assists, and an array of head-near-the rim dunks. During the second half with the home team in charge, the "Work" singer made Durant work harder for his points: she appeared to taunt the giant forward as he attempted his free-throws.

Then, after burying a three, Durant appeared to send an icy look in her direction – or at least, Twitter seemed to think so.

After the game, one sly journalist put the question to Durant, on the basis that social media was “buzzing” about the moment. He needn’t have bothered. “I don’t even remember that,” Durant said. Watch below.