Posted February 03, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Oklahoma City Thunder own the best record in the NBA thanks in large part to the tremendous offensive play of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. The Thunder figure to become all the more dominant if Serge Ibaka can build on his latest shot-blocking display defensively. In a quick stop at home before hitting the road again, Oklahoma City tries for a sixth consecutive victory on its own court Friday night against the Memphis Grizzlies. With Durant and Westbrook both ranking top 10 in the league with averages of 26.6 and 21.9 points, respectively, the Thunder (17-4) have climbed their way to the top of the league standings. While the dynamic duo continued its offensive prowess behind Westbrook's 33 points and 23 from Durant, it was Ibaka who shined brightest as Oklahoma City concluded a three-game trek with Wednesday's 95-86 win at Dallas. The 6-foot-10 Congo native posted his second double-double in three games with 11 rebounds and a team-record 10 blocks. "He was protecting...
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