NBA: Oklahoma City 98, Houston 95

Jan. 7, 2012 at 11:59 PM
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HOUSTON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Kevin Durant drained a jump shot with 22 seconds left Saturday and the Oklahoma City Thunder escaped with a 98-95 victory over Houston.

Durant's game-winner gave him 13 in the fourth quarter and 27 overall.

Russell Westbrook helped Oklahoma City snap a two-game losing streak with 25 points, while Nazr Mohammed added 17 and James Harden contributed 16 for the Thunder.

Houston got 28 points from Luis Scola but it wasn't enough to avoid their fourth straight loss.

Goran Dragic had 20 points but sealed the Rockets' loss with a turnover on their final possession.

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