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Durant powers Thunder to victory

Kevin Durant scored 27 points to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 106-89 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night.

Russell Westbrook also scored 21 points and nine assists for the Thunder, who improved to 35-11.

For the Grizzlies, it meant defeat in their first game since trading Rudy Gay to Toronto.

In the day's other game, Klay Thompson scored 27 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 100-97 win over the Dallas Mavericks.