Thunder's Durant pours in 42 points in season finale

Apr 17, 2014

Thunder's Durant pours in 42 points in season finale

The Detroit Pistons had Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. The Oklahoma City Thunder had Kevin Durant. Even on a career night for Caldwell-Pope, advantage Oklahoma City. Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the ...

Westbrook leads Thunder by Clips

Apr 10, 2014

Westbrook leads Thunder by Clips

Oklahoma City has its starting five back together just in time for the playoffs. Their weeks apart didn’t hurt their defense at all. Russell Westbrook scored 30 points in his return to the lineup, Kevin Durant added 27, and the Thunder held off the ...

Thunder end Spurs' winning streak at 19

Apr 4, 2014

Thunder end Spurs' winning streak at 19

Kevin Durant’s rare streak of games with least 25 points continued, and San Antonio’s run of 19 straight wins came to a halt. Another streak might mean more than both of them — Oklahoma City’s season sweep. Durant scored 28 points and Russell Westbrook ...

Nowitzki guides Mavs past Thunder

Mar 26, 2014

Nowitzki guides Mavs past Thunder

Dirk Nowitzki was frustrated by his poor shooting performance in Dallas’ previous game. That disappointment, plus a little help from an old friend, turned into another big performance by the veteran forward. Nowitzki scored seven of his 32 points in overtime, leading the Mavericks ...

Durant scores 51 to key Thunder win

Mar 22, 2014

Durant scores 51 to key Thunder win

Kevin Durant has played in plenty of exciting, amazing and memorable games. This one topped them all. “That was the craziest game I’ve ever been a part of,” Durant said after his go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds left in the second overtime helped the ...

Thunder repel Cavs fightback

Mar 21, 2014

Thunder repel Cavs fightback

As the score tightened, Kevin Durant stayed loose. Sitting in his warm-ups on Oklahoma City’s bench, Durant knew he might be called upon again. And when he was, the NBA’s leading scorer closed out Cleveland. “My mind’s always on the game so I didn’t ...

Meeks powers Lakers past Thunder

Mar 10, 2014

Meeks powers Lakers past Thunder

From Jodie Meeks’ big day to the final result, this was definitely a surprise. Meeks scored 24 of his career-high 42 points in the second half, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat Oklahoma City 114-110 on Sunday despite a triple-double by Thunder star Kevin ...

Feb 14, 2014

Durant lifts Thunder past Lakers

Kevin Durant scored 19 of his 43 points in the fourth quarter and the Oklahoma City Thunder sent the undermanned Los Angeles Lakers to a record-setting seventh straight home loss with a 107-103 victory on Thursday. The Thunder have a 1½-game lead on Indiana ...

Durant guides Thunder past struggling Blazers

Feb 12, 2014

Durant guides Thunder past struggling Blazers

Kevin Durant had 36 points and 10 rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder edged the Portland Trail Blazers 98-95 on Tuesday. Jeremy Lamb had 19 points, including a key 3-pointer with 1:38 left for the Western Conference-leading Thunder, who have won 14 of their ...

Durant streak ends in rout

Feb 1, 2014

Durant streak ends in rout

Finally, somebody stopped Kevin Durant: his coach. Not that Durant cared. The only streak he cares about is still intact. Durant’s 30-point run ended at 12 games when he scored 26 in just 30 minutes, but the Oklahoma City Thunder won their 10th in ...

Durant shines in crunch time

Jan 28, 2014

Durant shines in crunch time

Kevin Durant played the fourth quarter Monday night with the intensity of an NBA Finals game. Showing plenty of emotion down the stretch and scowling at the Atlanta bench on multiple occasions, Durant scored 41 points to rally the Oklahoma City Thunder past the ...

Durant scores triple-double in return

Jan 26, 2014

Durant scores triple-double in return

Kevin Durant went from a game off to a game to remember. Durant had 32 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists in his return from a shoulder injury to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to their seventh straight win, a 103-91 victory over the ...