OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant scored 34 points in his return to Oklahoma City to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 130-114 victory over the Thunder on Saturday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Durant was 12-for-21 shooting from the field to go with nine rebounds in his first game back in Oklahoma City since he left the Thunder as a free agent after last season. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each scored 26 for the Warriors.
Russell Westbrook led the Thunder with 47 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists. Victor Oladipo scored 20 points on 9-of-15 shooting. Steven Adams posted 13 points but was held to only three rebounds for Oklahoma City.
Philadelphia 76ers 117, Miami Heat 109
Ersan Ilyasova and Gerald Henderson each contributed 14 points for the 76ers, who won their second straight.
Goran Dragic poured in 30 points to pace the Heat (24-31), whose winning streak was the longest in the NBA this season. It was also the longest streak in league history by a team below .500 throughout the entire run.
The Nuggets' Nikola Jokic had 27 points and 13 rebounds one night after he scored 40 points at Madison Square Garden on Friday in Denver's 131-123 victory. Gary Harris scored 16 points and Jamal Murray had 16 off the bench for the Nuggets.
Gerald Green and Al Horford each chipped in 16 points and Horford added eight rebounds. The Celtics swept the season series with the Jazz after winning 115-104 on Jan. 3. It also marked the ninth win in the last 10 games for Boston.
HOUSTON -- James Harden finished with his ninth 40-point game of the season as Houston turned an early offensive burst into a dismantling of Phoenix.
Despite suffering an ankle injury that caused his delayed return to action in the second quarter, Harden finished with 40 points, six rebounds and eight assists in just 29 minutes. Backcourt mate Patrick Beverley added 19 points and 10 rebounds.
Devon Booker scored 18 points for the Suns, who lost for the ninth time in 11 games. T.J. Warren added 14 and Alex Len had 13 points and eight rebounds before fouling out.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Blake Griffin narrowly missed his second triple-double of the week with 20 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists as Los Angeles defeated free-falling Charlotte.
Griffin, who had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists against Toronto on Monday, finished two assists short of his sixth career triple-double. He went without an assist in the fourth quarter.
Jamal Crawford led the Clippers with 22 points, hitting five 3-pointers. Nicolas Batum scored 25 points for the Hornets, who lost nine of their last 10.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Malcolm Brogdon came off the bench to score 17 points, including two fourth-quarter 3-pointers, as Milwaukee pulled away from Indiana.
Back-to-back 3-pointers from Brogdon gave the Bucks a commanding 106-88 lead with 2:34 remaining. Milwaukee made a season-high 17 3-pointers. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a team-leading 20 points for the Bucks.
DALLAS -- Wesley Matthews' hot hand from downtown contributed to a game-high 20 points and to Dallas' breezy demolition of Orlando.
Matthews drained 6-of-8 from beyond the arc and was 7-of-10 overall while finishing a team-best plus-24 in 24 minutes. The Mavericks got balanced scoring with Dirk Nowitzki and Seth Curry each scoring 14 points, and Yogi Ferrell going for 10.
Reserve Bismack Biyombo led the Magic with 15 points, a tell-tale sign of how difficult it was for Orlando to generate offense. Evan Fournier (14 points) and C.J. Watson (10 points) were the only other Magic players to score in double figures.