NBA roundup

Thunder 124, Rockets 94

Russell Westbrook scored 28 points and Kevin Durant added 26 as Oklahoma City built a big lead in the second quarter and rolled over Houston on Saturday night.

Durant scored 11 points during a 16-0 run by the Thunder to end the first half and extend the lead to 18.

Former Thunder sixth man James Harden scored 25 for the Rockets, who went cold on offense for long stretches.

Kevin Martin, who came to Oklahoma City in the trade for Harden, finished 19 points and five 3-pointers.

Nets 103, Cavaliers 100

Brook Lopez scored a season-high 35 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Brooklyn improved to 2-0 under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo by beating Cleveland.

Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each scored 15 points for the Nets, who fired coach Avery Johnson on Thursday.

CJ Miles scored 33 points for the Cavs.

Grizzlies 81, Nuggets 72

Rudy Gay scored eight of his 19 points down the stretch and Memphis beat Denver.

Zach Randolph had 12 points for Memphis.

Andre Iguodala, Corey Brewer and JaVale McGee all had 12 points for Denver.

Bulls 87, Wizards 77

Marco Belinelli came off the bench to score 17 points and lead Chicago to victory.

Carlos Boozer added 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Bulls (16-12).

Emeka Okafor had 11 points and 18 rebounds for the NBA-worst Wizards (4-24) .

Hornets 98, Bobcats 95

Eric Gordon had 24 points and seven assists, helping New Orleans overcome a 21-point first-half deficit and extend the Charlotte's losing streak to 18 games.

The Bobcats are one game away from a winless December. They haven't won since Nov. 24.

Hawks 109, Pacers 100

Lou Williams had 21 points and a career-high 12 assists, Al Horford added 20 points and Atlanta won its fourth straight.

David West scored a game-high 29 points for the Pacers.

Raptors 123, Magic 88

DeMar DeRozan scored 21 points and Jose Calderon added 15 points and 10 assists, helping the Toronto to an easy victory over injury-depleted Orlando.


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