facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NBA: Oklahoma City 97, Orlando 89

Dec. 25, 2011 at 11:08 PM   |   Comments

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Kevin Durant poured in 30 points Sunday and the Oklahoma City Thunder bested Orlando 97-89 in the season opener for both teams.

Durant, the NBA's leading scorer in each of the last two seasons, picked up where he left off, going 11-of-19 from the field. He added six assists and five rebounds for the Thunder.

James Harden chipped in 19 points off the bench, and Russell Westbrook contributed 14, seven rebounds and six assists for the winners.

Ryan Anderson led the Magic with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Dwight Howard, who has asked to be traded from Orlando, added 11 points and 15 rebounds.

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
UPI horse racing weekend preview
2
NCAA Game Summary - Rutgers vs. Washington State
3
Tony Stewart on Kevin Ward's death: It 'will definitely affect my life forever'
4
Soler continues hot start as Cubs beat Cards
5
Athletics drop protest
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback