Portland, OR (Sports Network) - Russell Westbrook scored a game-high 33 points as the Oklahoma City Thunder registered a 106-90 win over the Portland Trail Blazers at the Rose Garden and in the process claimed the Northwest Division title.
Kevin Durant took just 11 shots from the floor as he finished with 16 points, to go along with six assists and five rebounds. Reggie Jackson, who was averaging less than five points per game heading into the night, tallied 17 off the bench, followed by Serge Ibaka and Thabo Sefolosha with 11 points apiece as they won for the sixth time in the last seven outings.
With the win, the Thunder are half a game ahead of the Spurs for the top spot in the Western Conference standings with two games left on the schedule.
The Blazers were paced by Will Barton with 18 points and seven rebounds, while LaMarcus Aldridge accounted for 12 points. Eric Maynor chipped in with 11 points off the bench, followed by Damian Lillard and Meyers Leonard with 10 points apiece.
Portland, which had games remaining against Denver, the Clippers and Golden State in the regular season, has now dropped 10 in a row.