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Durant leads late Thunder surge

Kevin Durant scored eight points in the last three minutes as Oklahoma City Thunder finally pulled away from the Chicago Bulls to win 97-91.

In a topsy-turvy match, Durant scored 27 points in total with Serge Ibaka adding 21 points and nine rebounds, while Luol Deng led the Bulls with 27 points.

In the day's other game, Jamal Crawford scored 25 points off the bench as the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 103-90.