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Thunder Escape Chicago With Win

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The Oklahoma City Thunder used a 16-1 run to hold off a fourth quarter rally by Chicago and beat the Bulls 97-85 on Monday night at the United Center in Chicago.

A Taj Gibson basket early in the fourth quarter cut OKC’s once double-digit lead to one, 76-75.

The Thunder responded by scoring the next 13 points, going on a 16-1 run to extend the lead to 16.

A Derek Fisher 3-pointer started the run, then dunks from Serge Ibaka and Kevin Durant followed.

A Russell Westbrook layup was followed by an Ibaka three-pointer to clinch it.

Durant led all scorers with 35 points and grabbed 12 rebounds.

Westbrook nearly had a triple-double, with 17 points, 9 rebounds, and 9 assists.

Ibaka added 15 points, with Caron Butler scoring 12 and Reggie Jackson 11.

The Thunder hit 13 three-pointers, with three each from Durant, Westbrook, and Jackson.

The Thunder improved to 49-18 on the season.

OKC visits Cleveland on Thursday in the second of their three-game road trip.