Durant, Westbrook lead OKC to victory

OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant scored 25 points, Russell Westbrook made a two-pronged bid for his sixth career triple-double and the Oklahoma City Thunder finished off an impressive homestand by beating the Utah Jazz 106-94 on Friday night.

Oklahoma City won all three games by double digits and made a bid to win three in a row by at least 20 points for the first time in 25 years before a late charge by the Jazz.

Westbrook ended up with 23 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists and seven steals.

Enes Kanter scored a career-high 18 points, with 14 coming in the fourth quarter as Utah pulled within five before Oklahoma City closed it out.

Westbrook came up with two of his steals — and one of his eight turnovers — during a wild, momentum-changing stretch midway through the fourth quarter.

Cavaliers 113, Hawks 111

At Atlanta, Alonzo Gee scored on a putback with less than 1 second remaining, and the Cavaliers snapped a four-game losing streak.

Gee rebounded a missed 3-pointer by Dion Waiters and quickly followed up with the winning shot. The Hawks, out of timeouts, couldn't manage a shot before time expired.

Lakers 122, Nuggets 103

At Los Angeles, Antawn Jamison scored 33 points while leading an outstanding game by the Lakers' reserves, and Dwight Howard had 28 points and 20 rebounds before hitting Los Angeles' 17th 3-pointer in the final seconds of a victory over Denver.

Jodie Meeks scored 21 points on seven 3-pointers for the Lakers, who improved to 3-3 under Mike D'Antoni while playing splendidly at the furious tempo favored by their new coach.

Nets 98, Magic 86

At Orlando, Fla., Joe Johnson had 22 points and the Nets earned their fifth straight victory.

Gerald Wallace added 20 points, including five 3-pointers, as all five Brooklyn starters scored in double figures. The Nets beat the Magic for the third time this season and wrap up their three-game road trip in Miami today.

Knicks 108, Wizards 87

At New York, Carmelo Anthony and JR Smith each scored 20 points, and the Knicks beat the Wizards for the 10th straight time.

Tyson Chandler and Ronnie Brewer each added 12 points for the Knicks, who improved to 6-0 at home and also beat the Wizards for the ninth straight time at Madison Square Garden. Both winning streaks are their longest active against one team.

76ers 104, Bobcats 98

At Charlotte, N.C., Evan Turner scored 25 points, Jason Richardson hit four 3-pointers down the stretch and the 76ers earned their third consecutive victory.

Jrue Holliday added 13 points and a career-high 15 assists for Philadelphia, which shot 51 percent from the field. Richardson had 14 of his 22 points in the final period, and Turner was 10 of 15 from the field for the game.

Grizzlies 90, Pistons 78

At Memphis, Tenn., Rudy Gay had 18 points, Marc Gasol and Mike Conley added 17 apiece, and the Grizzlies stretched their winning streak to four games.

Greg Monroe led the Pistons with 17 points and nine rebounds, and Tayshaun Prince finished with 15. Former South Medford standout Kyle Singler had six rebounds and two steals, and scored nine points on 3-of-7 shooting in 38 minutes of action.

Timberwolves 95, Bucks 85

At Minneapolis, Alexey Shved scored 10 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter and Kevin Love overcame a nasty stomach bug to collect 15 points and 14 rebounds in the Timberwolves' victory.

Raptors 101, Suns 97

At Toronto, DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points to help the Raptors stop a six-game slide.

Kyle Lowry scored 15 points, and Jose Calderon had 13 points and nine assists for the Raptors.

Pacers 97, Kings 92

At Sacramento, Calif., David West had 31 points and 11 rebounds to help Indiana edge Sacramento.

West was 13 for 20 from the field and 5 for 7 at the line in his season-best scoring performance.

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