Final Score: Oklahoma City 109, Philadelphia 85
Oklahoma City, OK (Sports Network) - Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant had 27
and 26 points, respectively, and the Oklahoma City Thunder bounced back with a
109-85 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday.
Kevin Martin added 16 points for the Thunder, who had a 12-game home winning
streak snapped Wednesday with a loss to the Nets. Serge Ibaka donated 15
points, 10 rebounds and three steals.
"I liked the way we started defensively, I thought we were good with that for
all four quarters and that's what we wanted to do," OKC head coach Scott
Nick Young ended with 21 points for the Sixers, who fell to 2-5 on an eight-
game road trip. Jrue Holiday, coming off a triple-double against the Suns on
Wednesday, had 15 points and nine assists.
"We fell asleep on their 3-point shooters, we gave them about six threes where
our guys didn't stay locked in," Sixers head coach Doug Collins said.
The Thunder turned it on late in the third quarter. Holding a 61-57 lead with
5:32 left, Oklahoma City went on a 13-4 run. Westbrook tallied eight points
during the surge to make it a 74-61 contest. It was 78-66 heading to the
Ahead by 16, 98-82, with 4:23 to play, the Thunder turned the game into a rout
with an 11-0 spurt. Martin capped the surge with a pair of free throws to make
it a 109-82 contest.
In the second half, Oklahoma City shot 63.9 percent from the field and went 8-
of-11 from beyond the arc.
Philadelphia kept it close in the first half and only trailed by four, 46-42,
at the break.
The Thunder have owned Philly in recent years with eight wins in a row. The
76ers haven't beaten the Thunder in Oklahoma City ever ... Philadelphia's road
trip comes to a close on Saturday against San Antonio ... The Thunder went 21-
of-27 from the foul line, while the Sixers went 6-of-8 from the charity
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