Oklahoma City, OK (Sports Network) - Kevin Durant is usually the Lakers'
biggest problem, but Tuesday they couldn't contain Russell Westbrook either.
And the Oklahoma City Thunder matched an all-time mark in efficiency.
Westbrook had 37 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in the Oklahoma City
Thunder's wire-to-wire 122-105 win over the Lakers.
Durant, who came in averaging 37.7 points per game in the three meetings with
Los Angeles coming in, netted 20 of his 26 points in the first half for the
Thunder, who have won five of their last six games on the heels of a three-
The Thunder turned the ball over just twice, which tied them with the
2006 Milwaukee Bucks and 2009 Cleveland Cavaliers for the fewest giveaways in
a game -- a stat only dates back to 1985.
Kobe Bryant suffered an ulnar nerve contusion to his right elbow in the first
half before returning and finishing with 30 points in defeat.
Dwight Howard snatched 16 boards for Los Angeles, which failed to eclipse the
.500 mark for the first time since the Lakers were 6-5 following a win against
the Brooklyn Nets on Nov. 20.
The Sports Network