Thunder top Hornets for 10th win in 11 games

Kevin Durant scored 25 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to their 10th win in 11 games, 101-91 over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night.

The Thunder improved to 15-3, the best record in the Western Conference, despite an off night from guard Russell Westbrook and 21 turnovers.

Oklahoma City led throughout, including by as many as 14 in the first half. The Hornets pulled to 83-81 with 9:07 left in the game, but Westbrook hit back-to-back shots and the Hornets never got closer than four the rest of the way.

Westbrook started 1 for 10 with four turnovers. He finished 4 of 14 for 14 points.

Jarrett Jack scored 20 points to lead New Orleans. Gustavo Ayon, who came in averaging just 3.2 points, added 16 and Carl Landry 15 for the Hornets.

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