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ATLANTA—Oklahoma City Thunder made it a dozen successive NBA wins with a 100-92 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, led by Kevin Durant’s season-high 41 points and 13 rebounds.

The Los Angeles Clippers are just behind the Thunder in their own winning streak, notching an 11th straight victory.

Russell Westbrook scored 21 of his 27 points in the first half and had 11 assists for the Thunder, who matched the franchise’s longest winning streak since the then Seattle SuperSonics won 14 straight in 1996.

The New York Knicks won their first home game against their relocated city rivals, beating the Brooklyn Nets, 100-86.

The Southwest Division-leading Memphis Grizzlies won a third straight, beating the misfiring Milwaukee Bucks, 90-80.

The Indiana Pacers matched their biggest victory margin of the season with a 104-84 win over the Utah Jazz while Sacramento won its first game in six with a 131-127 victory over Golden State.

The Houston Rockets sent the Philadelphia 76ers to their fifth straight loss, 125-103.

The Los Angeles Clippers stretched their lead in the Pacific and notched their 11th straight win with a 93-77 victory over the New Orleans Hornets.

The Clippers matched the franchise’s longest winning streak, previously set in 1974-75 as the Buffalo Braves.

Boston’s Paul Pierce scored 25 of his season-high 40 points in the second half as the Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-91.

Phoenix’s Shannon Brown scored a season-high 26 points in a 121-104 victory over Charlotte. In Tuesday’s other games, the Toronto Raptors won 97-91 at home over the Detroit Pistons and the Orlando Magic had a 90-83 home win over the Washington Wizards.   AP


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