NBA Oklahoma City Thunder vs Washington Wizards
Oklahoma City Thunder Russell Westbrook (0) dunks against the Washington Wizards during the second quarter at the Verizon Center in Washington on December 27, 2008. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)
Tony Allen brought an end to an Oklahoma City comeback Wednesday and Memphis earned a berth in the conference semifinals by downing the Thunder 88-84.
Kevin Martin temporarily made up for the absence of Russell Westbrook and helped advance Oklahoma City in the playoffs Friday with a 103-94 win over Houston.
James Harden led all five Houston starters in double figures Wednesday and the Rockets stayed alive with a 107-100 win over Oklahoma City.
Kevin Durant hit a late 3-pointer Saturday and Oklahoma City overcame a blown lead to edge Houston 104-101 and take a commanding first-round playoff lead.
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has undergone knee surgery and will miss the rest of the post-season, General Manager Sam Presti said Saturday.
The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Friday Russell Westbrook would undergo knee surgery and there was no timetable set for his return to action.
A clutch 3-pointer from Kevin Durant put Oklahoma City in front for good with 2:28 remaining Wednesday and the Thunder went on to down Houston 105-102.
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combined for 43 points Sunday and Oklahoma City pounded Houston 120-91 in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.
Kevin Durant supplied 29 points, eight assists and seven rebounds Monday and Oklahoma City clinched a top conference seed with a 104-95 win over Sacramento.
Russell Westbrook came through with 33 points Friday and Oklahoma City stayed on top in the Western Conference by downing Portland 106-90.