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 consecutive victory. The Thunder shot 60.6 percent from the field and did not miss a free throw until the final moments. But they 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 consecutive game. Brooklyn, playing without injured center Brook Lopez for the third game in a row and also missing Reggie Evans, out with the flu, could only take solace in offering a tough test to a defending NBA finalist for the second straight game. "They had three all-stars on the court. We ain'...
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