Moving on from losses is something Oklahoma City do better than most teams. The Thunder's record following a loss is 18-5, which trails only San Antonio in terms of winning percentage this season.
"That's one of the things that this team prides itself on," Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks said. "You learn from wins or losses. You learn from it and try to get better from it and then you bring all the energy you have into the next game."
The Thunder bounced back from a tough loss at Memphis on Monday with an inspired effort Wednesday at Philadelphia. Brooks' crew was on the verge of losing its second straight before a late rally pushed the game into overtime. Oklahoma City took control from there to add another win to the "after loss" list.
"Down the stretch of the season," Thunder forward Nick Collison said, "you want to really try and get all these games."
The victory in Philly gave Oklahoma City (40-23) a split of the two-game road trip before Friday's home game against Detroit.
"We come on the road to get wins," Brooks said.
THUNDER 110, SIXERS 105 (OT): Kevin Durant hit a game-tying three-point with 6.2 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Oklahoma City proved too much in the extra session Wednesday night at Philadelphia. Oklahoma City has won four of five since its three-game losing streak.
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