Durant scores 33, Thunder beat Wizards in OT
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts after dunking between Washington Wizards forward Nene (42) and center Marcin Gortat, right, in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) Photo: Image by AP
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Kevin Durant scored 33 points, including a tying 3 late in regulation and the go-ahead foul shots in overtime that sent the Oklahoma City Thunder past the Washington Wizards 106-105 on Sunday night.
John Wall missed a driving layup attempt at the buzzer for Washington, which was seeking its third straight win. Bradley Beal scored a career-high 34 points for the Wizards.
Oklahoma City trailed 92-82 with 3:26 left with the fourth quarter, but went on a 14-4 run. Durant capped the burst with a straightaway 3-pointer with 13.6 seconds left.
Beal missed a running 12-footer at the buzzer while being closely guarded by Serge Ibaka.
In overtime, Durant blocked a shot by Wall and streaked toward the other basket. He made both free throws for a 106-105 lead with 40.7 seconds left.
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