Kevin Durant scored 35 points, Russell Westbrook had 29 points and 10 assists, and Oklahoma City held off a late rally by the Los Angeles Clippers to win 108-104 on Sunday in a matchup of two of the West's best teams.
Serge Ibaka added 16 points as the Thunder ended a three-game road skid, bouncing back less than 48 hours after losing at Denver. They also completed a season sweep of Los Angeles, which is chasing Oklahoma City and NBA-best San Antonio out West.
Chris Paul scored 26 points and Blake Griffin and Jamal Crawford added 20 points apiece for the Clippers, whose four-game winning streak ended with their third loss to the Thunder this season. Paul made all nine of his free throws to help his team go 19 for 22 from the line.
The Clippers had four players in foul trouble in the second half: Griffin, Caron Butler, Lamar Odom and Matt Barnes. Griffin fouled out with 59 seconds left. They went 9 for 24 from 3-point range and had 21 turnovers.
Los Angeles came in trailing the T...