Thunder strikes Bosh-less Raptors

 

 
 
 
 
Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder dribbles the ball up court while being guarded by Sonny Weems #24 of the Toronto Raptors on February 28, 2010 at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
 

Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder dribbles the ball up court while being guarded by Sonny Weems #24 of the Toronto Raptors on February 28, 2010 at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Photograph by: Layne Murdoch, Getty Images

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Oklahoma City, OK (Sports Network) - Kevin Durant scored 29 points to lead the Thunder to a 119-99 rout over the Raptors at Ford Center.

Russell Westbrook dished out 10 assists to go with 14 points, while Jeff Green and Nenad Krstic chipped in 20 and 16 points, respectively, for Oklahoma City, which has won two straight and 11 of 13 overall.

Serge Ibaka ended with 13 points and 10 rebounds for the victors.

Andrea Bargnani and Sonny Weems each netted 14 points in the Raptors' third straight loss. DeMar DeRozan donated 13 points and seven boards in defeat.

Toronto's All-Star forward Chris Bosh missed a fifth straight game due to a sprained left ankle.

Durant's thunderous jam off a Toronto turnover capped a 12-0 run in the first quarter that resulted in a 27-13 Thunder lead.

It was 34-24 in favor of the hosts going to the second, which ended with a Krstic three-pointer for a healthy 61-47 cushion at halftime.

Rasho Nesterovic's putback had the Raptors within nine in the early stages of the third, but Oklahoma City ended the quarter on a 10-1 run to take full control.

Ibaka's free throw in the final seconds made for a 91-67 lead that was never threatened in the fourth.

Game Notes

The Thunder made 51.8 percent of their shots, including a 6-of-12 showing from three-point range...Oklahoma City outscored the Raptors, 27-17, at the free throw line...Toronto committed 18 turnovers and shot 43.7 percent from the field...Jarrett Jack scored 11 points for Toronto, while James Harden had 12 for Oklahoma City.

 
 
 
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Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder dribbles the ball up court while being guarded by Sonny Weems #24 of the Toronto Raptors on February 28, 2010 at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
 

Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder dribbles the ball up court while being guarded by Sonny Weems #24 of the Toronto Raptors on February 28, 2010 at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Photograph by: Layne Murdoch, Getty Images

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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