The Thunder got a 37-point performance from Russell Westbrook as Oklahoma City handed Los Angeles a 122-105 defeat on Tuesday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Thunder were a 9.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 215.5.
Oklahoma City got 26 points from Kevin Durant and another 13 points from Serge Ibaka. Russell Westbrook contributed 5 assists, while Russell Westbrook cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 30 points from Kobe Bryant in a losing cause and another 20 points from Steve Nash. Steve Nash contributed 4 assists for the Lakers, while Dwight Howard had 16 rebounds.
The Thunder hit the break leading 71-55 before taking care of business in the second half.
Los Angeles had a 46-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Oklahoma City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Knicks. The Lakers will aim to get back on the winning track at New Orleans.