Thunder Finish Strong in Win Over Wizards

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The Oklahoma City Thunder made several big shots down the stretch and beat the Washington Wizards 109-102 on Friday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City.

Kevin Durant led all scorers with 34 points, making 12 of 18 from the field, including four 3-pointers.

Russell Westbrook added 22 points, but made just 8 of 23 from the field.

The Thunder shot 53 percent from the field, rallying from an eight-point deficit late in the third quarter.

The Wizards stayed in it by making 11 of 21 from three-point range.

Washington was led by Bradley Beal, who had 21 points.

Two other Thunder players were in double figure scoring, with Serge Ibaka scoring 13 and Nick Collison 10.

The Thunder reached .500 for the season for the first time at 17-17.

They play two games on the west coast next, visiting Golden State Monday at 9:30, then Sacramento Wednesday at 9:00.

The Wizards dropped to 22-10.





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