(OKLAHOMA CITY) — Kevin Durant scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to their fifth-straight win, a 91-79 triumph over the Boston Celtics.
Russell Westbrook added 15 points for the Thunder (47-16), who were able to limit the Celtics to just 25 percent shooting in the second half.
The game was tight until the Thunder went on an 11-2 run to open up the fourth quarter, taking the lead for good. The Celtics went without a basket for the first five minutes of the quarter.
Paul Pierce led the Celtics (34-28) with 20 points in the loss. They had their own five-game winning streak snapped.
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Adam Forsgren, EastIdahoNews.com Columnist