Thunder Clinch Top Seed In Western Conference

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0  Updated at 2:02 am, April 16th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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NBA Via Oklahoma City Thunder (OKLAHOMA CITY) —  Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combined to score 50 points as the Thunder dispatched the Sacramento Kings 104-95 to clinch the top seed in the Western Conference playoffs.

The win also gave the Thunder their first 60-win season since 1996, when they were known as the Seattle SuperSonics.

“To get 60 wins is quite an accomplishment,” Thuner coach Scott Brooks said. “We’ve come a long ways through the hard work our entire organization has put in.”

Center Cole Aldrich led the Kings (28-53) with 12 points and 13 rebounds.

The Thunder will play either the Los Angeles Lakers or the Utah Jazz in the first round of the playoffs in the West.

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