Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/4/12
NEW YORK -- The Oklahoma City Thunder came in hot and looked flat-out steaming for most of the first three quarters, but the Brooklyn Nets made them work to the end for their sixth straight win. The Thunder shot 60.6 percent and did not miss a free throw until the final moments, but still somehow couldn't shake the Nets, who hit one clutch 3-pointer after the other to nudge themselves back in the game. Finally, thanks to 32 points from Kevin Durant and 25 from Russell Westbrook, the Thunder held on for a 117-111 victory Tuesday night at the Barclays Center. The Thunder won for the 14th time in their last 16 games, and they beat the Nets for the seventh straight time. Oklahoma City, which won by an average of 25 points in its previous four games and led by 16 in the third quarter and 10 in the fourth, couldn't put away the pesky Nets, who were without injured center Brook Lopez. Deron Williams led the Nets with 33 points, and Andray Blatche did a good job of filling in for ...
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