Durant scores 29 points, Thunder beat Hornets 109-90

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Kevin Durant had 29 points and 11 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled away in the second half to beat the Charlotte Hornets 109-90 on Saturday night.

Russell Westbrook added 16 points for the Thunder, who put four other players in double figures in winning their fourth straight game.

Kemba Walker scored 32 points, Jeremy Lin added 15 and P.J. Hairston had 10 for the Hornets, who made a run in the third quarter, cutting a 12-point Oklahoma City lead to two.

Leading 66-54 at the break, Charlotte scored nine unanswered points to pull to 66-64 with 9:45 remaining in the third. But the Thunder responded with a 12-2 spurt to push their lead back to double digits.

Oklahoma City extended its advantage to 20 late in the fourth, going up 107-87 on Serge Ibaka's jumper with 2:54 left.

Ibaka finished with 14 points. Enes Kantor and Anthony Morrow each added 12 for the Thunder, and Dion Waiters had 10.

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