Thunder hammer Kobe and the Lakers, 122-97
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant scored 31 points, Russell Westbrook added 19 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled to a 122-97 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
Serge Ibaka added 19 points and 10 rebounds for his 11th double-double of the season and Reggie Jackson also scored 19 for Oklahoma City, which has won five straight and 13 of its past 14 games.
The Thunder are unbeaten in 11 home games this season and have won four straight at home over the Lakers.
Los Angeles has lost all three games since the return of Kobe Bryant from a torn Achilles tendon. Bryant had 13 assists -- just two shy of his career high -- but showed little of his trademark offensive ability, finishing with four points on 2-of-6 shooting.
He played 23 minutes and sat out the fourth quarter with the game out of hand.