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(NBA) Durant leads Thunder past Bulls
(03-18 11:17)

Kevin Durant finished with 35 points, 12 rebounds and five assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 97-85 win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday.
Durant has now scored at least 25 points in 32 consecutive games for the Thunder, who dominated the final eight minutes of the National Basketball Association contest at Chicago's United Center arena.
Durant shot 11 of 21 from the field in 42 minutes of playing time and was one of five players to reach double figures in scoring. Teammate Russell Westbrook tallied 17 points, nine rebounds and nine assists.
Serge Ibaka had 15 points and Caron Butler scored 12 for the Thunder, who have won six of their last eight games.
Carlos Boozer finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulls, who had their modest two-game win streak halted. --AFP   
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