Kevin Durant scored 28 points, Russell Westbrook
had 15 points and nine assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat
the short-handed Dallas Mavericks 99-95 on Thursday night.
Jeff Green had 16 points and nine rebounds, and Serge Ibaka
added with 13 points and eight rebounds.
Shawn Marion had a season-high 25 points for the Mavericks, who
were without top scorer Dirk Nowitzki for a career-high sixth
straight game with a sprained right knee. Tyson Chandler added 14
points and matched a season high with 18 rebounds. Jason Terry had
19 points for Dallas, 2-4 during Nowitzki's absence.