The Norman Transcript

January 26, 2014

Durant has triple-double to lead Thunder past 76ers

By Dan Gelston
The Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — Kevin Durant had 32 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists in his return from a shoulder injury to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to their seventh straight win, a 103-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

Durant was scratched from the Thunder’s win over Boston on Friday with a sprained right shoulder. Against the Sixers, Durant was one of the first Thunder to hit the court for pregame warm-ups. He dunked several times, even hanging on the rim for several seconds after one, and was fit to play.

The 12-win Sixers trimmed Oklahoma City’s lead to four in the third quarter before Durant keyed a 14-5 run to open up a comfortable lead.

Serge Ibaka had 25 points and 11 rebounds for the Thunder. James Anderson led the Sixers with 19.

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