Thunder finish strong to down Suns

Updated: December 31, 2012

Kevin Durant scored a game-high 30 points on 11-of-24 from the field and the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled away from the Phoenix Suns in the fourth quarter to secure a 114-96 victory Monday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Russell Westbrook netted 24 points to go with nine assists and seven rebounds,
Serge Ibaka put in 16 points and grabbed seven boards and Thabo Sefolosha
added a season-high 14 points for the Thunder, who have won three straight
since a two-game slide. Nick Collison donated 10 points and nine rebounds in
the win.

Luis Scola scored a team-high 24 points and pulled down six rebounds, while
Goran Dragic contributed 16 points and eight assists for the Suns, who have
lost six straight. Jermaine O’Neal and Marcin Gortat added 12 points apiece in
a losing cause.