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Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - Kevin Durant scored 31 points to go along with 10 rebounds and eight assists, while Kevin Martin supplied 23 points off the bench as the Oklahoma City Thunder continued their quest for the top seed in the Western Conference with a 116-97 victory over the Golden State Warriors.

Russell Westbrook had 18 points and dished out nine helpers for the Thunder, who have won two straight and eight of the last nine meetings in the series versus Golden State.

Serge Ibaka and Thabo Sefolosha scored 17 and 10 points, respectively, in the victory, which puts the team a half-game ahead of the idle San Antonio Spurs.

Stephen Curry netted 22 points and Jarrett Jack chipped in 19 for the Warriors, who were coming off a victory over Minnesota on Tuesday to secure the franchise's first playoff appearance since 2006-07.

Golden State was also dealt a blow as center Andrew Bogut left the game in the first quarter with an apparent left ankle injury.

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