Westbrook, Durant combine for 45 in Thunder’s win over Raptors
Toronto, ON, Canada (4E Sports) – Russell Westbrook scored 23 points and Kevin Durant added 22 to lead Oklahoma City Thunder over the Toronto Raptors 104-92 Sunday.
The Thunder led by as much as 21 points.
Serge Ibaka had 19 points and eight rebounds and Kevin Martin scored 16 for the Thunder. It was their fifth time in eight games after their season-long 12-game winning streak.
Thunder’s Ibaka scored 10 points as they built a 23-12 lead with 3:10 left in the first, but Toronto closed the quarter with six straight points to make it 23-18.
Raptors’ Alan Anderson connected his first six field goal attempts of the second quarter en route to scoring 17 of his career-high 27 points, including four 3-pointers.
This helped the Raptors take a 39-37 lead with 5:40 left. Toronto kept it close the rest of the way, but a trey by Sefolosha with 36 seconds left gave Oklahoma City a 52-50 edge at the half.
Anderson and the Raptors cooled off in the third, making just 5-of-16 field goal attempts, allowing the Thunder to pull away 102-81 with 2:18 left.