Durant scores 41 as Thunder defeat Knicks 112-100

Kevin Durant scored 41 points, with 10 rebounds and nine assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the New York Knicks 112-100 on Sunday.

Reggie Jackson had 19 points and six assists and Serge Ibaka had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Thunder, who were coming off a 103-102 loss to struggling Orlando on Friday.

Durant, the league's leading scorer, got the best of his duel with New York's Carmelo Anthony, the league's No. 2 scorer. Anthony finished with 15 points on 5-for-19 shooting for the Knicks, who now have lost four of five.

Raymond Felton and Amar'e Stoudemire each scored 16 points for the Knicks, who have lost four of five.