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Thunder see off Clippers in OT in NBA
06:14 AEST Fri Nov 23 2012

Kevin Durant erupted for a season-high 35 points, Russell Westbrook added 23 and the dynamic duo combined to score all 15 in overtime as the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped the Los Angeles Clippers' six-game winning streak, 117-111 on Wednesday.

Kevin Martin scored 20 points and Serge Ibaka had 15 with 12 rebounds for the defending Western Conference champions, who have won eight of their past nine games.

Blake Griffin scored 23 points, reserve Jamal Crawford had 20 while Matt Barnes finished with 19 and nine boards for the Clippers (8-3) who were seeking their first seven-game winning streak since 1991.

Italy's Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points, Andre Iguodala had 18 and the visiting Denver Nuggets rallied from 21 down in the first half to spoil Kevin Love's surprise season debut for the Minnesota Timberwolves in a 101-94 victory.

Love finished with 34 points and 14 rebounds in 34 minutes in his first game since breaking his right hand in pre-season.

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade tossed in 28 points apiece, Chris Bosh had 24 with 18 rebounds, carrying the Miami Heat to a 113-106 overtime win over the visiting Milwaukee Bucks, who received 17 points and 18 rebounds from backup John Henson.

OJ Mayo scored 27 points, Vince Carter had 25 and the Dallas Mavericks held off a late charge to escape the visiting New York Knicks 114-111, when Carmelo Anthony, who finished with 23, missed the potential go-ahead jumper with four seconds left.

Paul George drilled nine threes en route to a career-high 37 points, Roy Hibbert recorded a triple-double with 10 points, 11 rebounds and 11 blocks as the Indiana Pacers slipped past the visiting New Orleans Hornets 115-107 in overtime. Robin Lopez top-scored for the Hornets with 21 points and 13 rebounds.

Kyle Korver connected on his fifth three-pointer of the night with 1.9 seconds left in overtime, and the Atlanta Hawks extended the Washington Wizards franchise's worst start to 0-10 with a 101-100 victory.

Josh Smith led hosts Atlanta with 25 points and 12 rebounds. Kevin Seraphin had 21 points and 10 rebounds for Washington, who became the 13th team in league history to drop their first 10 games.

Marcus Thornton scored 23 points, Tyreke Evans had 18 and the Sacramento Kings stopped a five-game slide by snapping the Los Angeles Lakers' three-game run, 113-97.

Kobe Bryant scored 38 points for the visiting Lakers, who beat Brooklyn on Tuesday in Mike D'Antoni's head coaching debut.

Frenchman Tony Parker and Brazil's Tiago Splitter tossed in season highs of 26 and 23 points respectively, Tim Duncan had 20 with 15 rebounds and the visiting San Antonio Spurs bounced the Boston Celtics 112-100. Boston were paced by Rajon Rondo's 22 points and 15 assists.

In other games: the Orlando Magic spanked the visiting Detroit Pistons 90-74; the Houston Rockets stopped the visiting Chicago Bulls 93-89; the Cleveland Cavaliers dropped the visiting Philadelphia 76ers 92-83; the Charlotte Bobcats edged the visiting Toronto Raptors 98-97; the Phoenix Suns burned the visiting Portland Trail Blazers 114-87; and the Golden State Warriors clipped the visiting Brooklyn Nets 102-93.