Lakers lose again

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Kevin Durant scored 36 points and Russell Westbrook had 33 as the host Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Lakers Friday night, 114-108.

Oklahoma City (15-4) was never challenged after outscoring Los Angeles, 41-26, in the second quarter. Kobe Bryant (35 points) led the Lakers, playing without Pau Gasol (knee tendinitis) for the third straight game.

76ers 95, Celtics 94: Evan Turner had 26 points and 10 rebounds and Thaddeus Young 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead host Philadelphia (11-8) in overtime. Rajon Rondo had 16 points, 14 assists and 13 rebounds for the Celtics (10-9) but slipped while trying to get off the game's final shot.

Spurs 114, Rockets 92: Tony Parker had 17 points and seven assists for host San Antonio (16-4). James Harden had 29 points for Houston (9-9). Jeremy Lin had four points and four assists.

Grizzlies 96, Hornets 89: Visiting Memphis improved to 14-3, led by Rudy Gay's 28 points. New Orleans is 5-13.

Bulls 108, Pistons 104: Joakim Noah had 30 points and 23 rebounds, setting career highs in both categories, helping Chicago (10-8) beat host Detroit (6-15) for the 16th straight time.

Timberwolves 91, Cavs 73: Kevin Love had his best game since returning from injury with 36 points and 13 rebounds as host Minnesota (9-9) routed Cleveland (4-16).

Jazz 131, Raptors 99: Enes Kanter had 18 as host Utah (11-10) hit 13 three-pointers to rout Toronto (4-16).

Bucks 108, Bobcats 93: Ersan Ilyasova had 21 points for host Milwaukee (9-9). Charlotte is 7-11.

Nuggets 92, Pacers 89: Andre Miller scored eight of his 15 points during a 10-0 run in the final three minutes, leading Denver (10-10) over host Indiana (10-10).

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Hawks 104, Wizards 95: Josh Smith had 23 points for host Atlanta (11-5). Washington is 2-14.-- AP

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