Kevin Durant scored 26 points and Russell Westbrook added 23 to help the Oklahoma City Thunder keep up their dominant play at home with a 117-104 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.
The Thunder scored a season-high 73 points in the first half, shooting 64 percent from the floor and converting 18 of 22 free throws. Oklahoma City led by 27 in the second quarter before Orlando pulled to 73-56 at the break.
The Thunder led by 22 with 7 minutes to go in the third quarter before the Magic pulled within four midway through the fourth, prompting Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks had to put his starters back on the floor.
Jameer Nelson led Orlando with 26 points, including 5-for-12 shooting on 3s.
Source: Associated PressDurant, Westbrook Lead Thunder Past Magic by Sam Greenberg