Kevin Durant scored 28 points and added 6 rebounds, while Russell Westbrook added 26 points and 5 assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a victory over the Charlotte Bobcats, 116-99. Oklahoma City (45-15) has now won back-to-back games after defeating Memphis Grizzlies on Friday.
Durant shot 8-24 from the field and 12-12 from the free throw line. Al Jefferson had another strong game for Charlotte despite the loss, scoring 25 points on 10-16 shooting from the field and 5-8 from the free throw line. He also tallied 7 rebounds.
This drops Charlotte (27-32) to 0-2 versus Oklahoma City on the season.
Coming up, the Thunder square off against the Philadelphia 76ers, who are 15-45 on the season. The Bobcats match up with the Miami Heat, currently sitting at 42-14 this year. The Thunder have a 1-0 record against Philadelphia this season. The Bobcats have fallen to Miami the last three times they have met.