Wednesday, July 8, 2015   

(NBA) Thunders secure second seed behind Durant's 42 points
(04-17 15:29)

Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and Oklahoma City secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, beating Detroit 112-111.
Oklahoma City (59-23) had lost two straight to put itself in the must-win situation in the regular-season finale to earn the No. 2 seed. Durant brought the Thunder back while recording his 14th 40-point game of the season.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored a career-high 30 points for the Pistons (29-53), while Greg Monroe had 22, Kyle Singler added 20 and Andre Drummond recorded his ninth straight double-double to end the season for Detroit, finishing with 22 points and 13 rebounds. --AP   
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