Early start lifts Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder got out to an early lead and slipped past the Charlotte Bobcats 84-81 Friday night.

Oklahoma City won the game as a 3-point underdog, while the 165 points fell UNDER the posted total of 188.5.

Kevin Durant netted a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds, while Nenad Krstic had 19 points and nine rebounds in the win.

D.J. Augustin tossed in 20 points with three rebounds and three assists in the loss.