Posted January 24, 2013 on AP on Fox
On eight of nine previous occasions this season, the Oklahoma City Thunder have won following a loss. Given Kevin Durant's play of late as well as the Thunder's recent dominance of the Kings, there is a good opportunity to make it nine of 10 on Friday night when the teams meet in Sacramento. The Thunder own the league's best record at 33-10. They are 2-2 on their six-game road swing but have won eight of 11 in this current 13-game stretch that features 11 road contests. Making its third stop on the California portion of the trek, Oklahoma City is trying to avoid consecutive losses for only the second time after a 104-99 setback to Golden State on Wednesday night. Durant scored 33 points - his 20th game with at least 30 - to lead five players in double figures, but Russell Westbrook was 3 for 16 from the field, matched a season low with 10 points and committed six turnovers. Oklahoma City, which squandered an eight-point lead in the final 7:02, committed 19 turnovers that led to 2...
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