Russell Westbrook leads Oklahoma City Thunder past Toronto Raptors

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives to the basket in front of Toronto Raptors guard Jose Calderon during the third quarter of a game in Oklahoma City. (Nov. 6, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook shrugged off a sore shoulder to score 19 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised past the Toronto Raptors 108-88 on Tuesday night.

Wearing a black padded sleeve to protect his bruised left shoulder, Westbrook held Toronto's leading scorer, Kyle Lowry, to two points on 1-of-4 shooting. Lowry exited with 1:29 left in the second quarter with a right ankle sprain and did not return.

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Serge Ibaka added 17 points and a game-high nine rebounds for Oklahoma City. Kevin Durant and reserve Kevin Martin each scored 15.

The Thunder led by as many as 29 points and never trailed after Durant converted a pair of free throws with 7:44 remaining in the first quarter.

Jonas Valanciunas led the Raptors with 18 points and Andrea Bargnani had 16. Toronto dropped to 1-3 and will play in Dallas on Wednesday night.