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NBA: Oklahoma City 98, Charlotte 91

Dec. 27, 2009 at 12:09 AM   |   Comments

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Kevin Durant scored 30 points and Russell Westbrook had 22 for Oklahoma City in the Thunder's 98-91 win over Charlotte Saturday.

Nenad Krstic added 13 points and 10 rebounds in Oklahoma City's second consecutive win.

Charlotte got 24 points from Stephen Jackson and 16 from Nazr Mohammed.

Oklahoma City went on a 13-2 run at the start of the second quarter that was capped by 3-pointers by Durant and Eric Maynor.

The Thunder led 53-50 at halftime, then took control by scoring the first nine points of the third quarter.

Charlotte cut the deficit to 95-91 with 1:38 to play in the game. But Durant converted a Bobcats turnover into a slam dunk with less than a minute to play.

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