The Oklahoma City Thunder couldn't slow down the red hot Utah Jazz as the Thunder fell by a score of 97-90. Utah used a big second quarter to take control of the game and were able to keep the Thunder at arms length in the second half.
Russell Westbrook scored 23 points on 8-11 shooting to lead the Thunder. Kevin Durant had a tough shooting night going 6-22 from the field with six turnovers and 18 points. James Harden chipped in 17 points off the bench and Serge Ibaka finished with 13 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks.
The Jazz had six players finish in double figures led by Paul Milsap's 20 points. Al Jefferson added 16 and Devin Harris 15 for Utah. Veteran Jamaal Tinsley chipped in 11 points and three assists off the bench.
The loss drops the Thunder to 34-12 on the season and 3.5 games ahead of second place San Antonio in the Western Conference Standings.
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