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Oklahoma City at Toronto

Thunder 115, Raptors 89

CBSSports.com wire reports
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TORONTO -- Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder made quick work of the fading Toronto Raptors.

Durant scored 23 of his 31 points in the first half to lead the Thunder to their sixth victory in seven games, 115-89 over the Raptors on Friday.

Durant was 7 of 16 from the field and 17 of 18 from the free-throw line.

"He's turned into a bona fide superstar in this league," Raptors coach Jay Triano said. "He finds ways to score. He's active. You take one thing away from him, he goes to another."

Jeff Green added 25 points, and Russell Westbrook had 11 points and 10 assists for the Thunder, fifth in the Western Conference at 42-25.

Chris Bosh led Toronto with 22 points and 10 rebounds, and Andrea Bargnani had 15 points. The Raptors, eighth in the Eastern Conference with 15 games left, are 2-10 in their last 12 games and 33-34 overall.

"We didn't respond. We didn't impose our will," Bosh said. "We didn't resist them at all, and you can't do that, because this team is going to play hard and they're going to play their basketball."

Durant scored 23 points in the first half to take a 71-44 lead. Oklahoma City stretched the advantage to 34 in the second half on Green's 3-pointer.

The fans at Air Canada Centre stood and booed as the game ended.

"Teams have tough nights," Durant said. "We've had our tough nights. It happens in our league. I think we came out with a lot of energy today."

Notes

Bosh had four of Toronto' 19 turnovers. ... Kyle Weaver, recalled recently from Tulsa of the NBA Development League, had 12 points for Oklahoma City.

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Scoreboard
Oklahoma City (42-25) «39322618115
Toronto (33-34) 2519212489
OKC:K. Durant 31 Pts
OKC:N. Collison 8 Reb
OKC:R. Westbrook 10 Ast
TOR:C. Bosh 22 Pts
TOR:C. Bosh 10 Reb
TOR:J. Jack 7 Ast
Players of the Game
TorontoOklahoma City

C. Bosh

K. Durant
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Oklahoma City
J. Green, PF339-193-470125
K. Durant, SF327-1617-1863331
T. Sefolosha, SF283-50-25226
R. Westbrook, PG263-105-5310111
N. Krstic, C224-120-08028
E. Maynor, PG222-60-03324
K. Weaver, SG204-60-031012
S. Ibaka, PF151-50-05032
N. Collison, PF143-70-08046
D. White, PF123-62-25018
K. Ollie, PG90-00-00110
E. Thomas, C60-22-20022
B. Mullens, CDid Not Play
J. Harden, SGDid Not Play
M. Shakur, PGDid Not Play
A. Anderson, PGDid Not Play
Totals 39-9429-33532022115
 41.5%87.9% 
Toronto
C. Bosh, PF307-148-8100122
D. DeRozan, SG251-52-22124
J. Calderon, PG222-50-03444
A. Bargnani, C227-130-040115
H. Turkoglu, SF172-51-21245
S. Weems, SG304-80-03348
M. Belinelli, SG243-74-401112
R. Evans, PF171-31-27123
J. Jack, PG170-42-23702
A. Johnson, SF163-41-24037
R. Nesterovic, C120-30-00020
M. Banks, PG92-23-40107
A. Wright, SFDid Not Play
P. O'Bryant, CDid Not Play
Totals 32-7322-2637202489
 43.8%84.6% 
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Ind 106
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Atl 93
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NY 92
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Chi 85
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Hou 87
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Pho 110
Wash 74 Final
Port 76
Mil 114 Final
Sac 108
Min 96 Final
LAL 104