Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/26/12
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Before the Charlotte Bobcats took the floor Monday, coach Mike Dunlap told his players to not listen to the outside noise. Even though the team had already matched its season win total from the season before, he didn't want the Bobcats to start believing the hype about how good they were. Dunlap's words turned out to be prophetic, as the Oklahoma City Thunder drilled the Bobcats 114-69 at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Kevin Durant had an efficient night for the Thunder (11-4). In only 26 minutes, he finished with 18 points on 6-of-8 shooting. He also racked up six rebounds, four assists and four blocked shots without touching the floor in the fourth quarter. Russell Westbrook added 12 points and 11 assists for Oklahoma City, which had five players reach double digits in scoring. Jeffery Taylor paced the Bobcats (7-6) with 10 points. No other Charlotte player reached double figures, as the team shot a season-low 29.1 percent from the field. Oklahoma City's bigg...
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