Kevin Durant poured in 35 points for Oklahoma City on Sunday, as they defeated Los Angeles 108-104 at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Thunder were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 206.5.
Oklahoma City got 29 points from Russell Westbrook and another 16 points from Serge Ibaka. Russell Westbrook contributed 10 assists, while Kevin Durant cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Clippers got a 26-point performance from Chris Paul, who was supported by 20 points from Blake Griffin. Chris Paul had 8 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Blake Griffin grabbed 9 rebounds.
The Thunder hit the break leading 54-41 before taking care of business in the second half.
Los Angeles had a 41-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Oklahoma City takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Milwaukee.