The Oklahoma City Thunder hung around for three quarters before getting a big fourth quarter from Kevin Durant to come from behind to knock off the Orlando Magic 105-102.
Durant went crazy in the fourth quarter scoring 18 of his 38 points in the final 12 minutes as the Thunder came from behind to steal one in Orlando. His free throw with 3:56 remaining gave the Thunder the lead. Durant and Royal Ivey then followed with three consecutive daggers from long range to extend the lead to 99-94. Orlando had a chance to tie on the final play of the game after Daequan Cook missed two free throws but Jason Richardson's desperation attempt clanked off the backboard securing the win for the Thunder.
Durant hit 12-21 shots for his 38 points including 5-8 from downtown. Russell Westbrook added 29 points and 10 assists while James Harden chipped in 13 points off the bench.
Dwight Howard had a big game finishing with 33 points and nine rebounds. Jason Richardson added 16 points while both Ryan Anderson and Jameer Nelson finished with 15. Hedo Turkoglu added 11 points for the Magic.
Oklahoma City improves to 29-7 on the season while the Magic fall to 23-14.
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