Oklahoma City, OK (Sports Network) - The Oklahoma City Thunder finally clamped
Russell Westbrook had 23 points in the Thunder's 102-72 win over the
Oklahoma City had allowed at least 109 points in each of its last four
contests when it went 1-3.
Kevin Durant registered 19 points, though on only 6-of-19 shooting, to go with
16 rebounds and six assists for the Thunder, who held the Bulls to a season-
low 29.1 percent (25-of-86) from the floor.
Luol Deng and Nate Robinson both netted 13 points to lead Chicago, which has
dropped six of its last nine tilts.
OKC took a 24-16 lead after one and a 49-36 advantage into the break, but blew
the game open in the third.
The Thunder began the frame on a 12-3 run. Ibaka hit a 3-pointer to start the
surge and capped it with a jumper for a 61-39 OKC edge. The Thunder led by as
many as 29 near the latter stages of the period before taking a 80-54 cushion
into the final frame.
The margin reached its apex at 32 in the fourth.
Serge Ibaka finished with 17 points and 10 boards for Oklahoma City ... The
Thunder shot 45.6 percent (36-of-79) from the field ... Chicago turned the
ball over 18 times, which led to 25 OKC points.
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