facebook
twitter
search
search

NBA: Oklahoma City 98, Portland 95

Feb. 12, 2014 at 1:10 AM

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Kevin Durant scored 36 points on the road Tuesday to carry the Oklahoma City Thunder past Portland 98-95.

Jeremy Lamb added 10 points, including the decisive 3-pointer with 1:38 to play that nailed down the victory and extended the Thunder's lead over the Trail Blazers in the Northwest Division to five games.

Durant also had 10 rebounds in the win. Lamb had five boards and Reggie Jackson tallied six to go with his 17 points and five assists.

Nicolas Batum led Portland with 18 points. Robin Lopez was right behind him with 17 points and 14 rebounds.

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 12 points for the Blazers, who shot 37.6 percent from the field. Aldridge missed his shot in the closing seconds of the game. The Thunder outscored the hosts in the fourth quarter 18-15.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Cowherd has very awkward interview with Michigan's Harbaugh
UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview
Tiger Woods' playing partner Steve Stricker wants the 'old Tiger back'