The Thunder reached its first double-digit lead in the second during a 12-2 run that made it 53-37. Durant and Thabo Sefolosha hit back-to-back 3-pointers en route to a 54-41 lead at the break.
‘‘We were moving the ball and doing a good job of closing the paint up,’’ Durant said. ‘‘We eliminated some of these big-time plays.’’
Besides the turnovers, the Clippers were just 2 of 11 from 3-point range, missing four straight to close the second quarter.
NOTES: The Thunder improved to 13-3 in games played after a loss. ... The Clippers fell to 23-7 at home. ... Griffin has 10 straight games with 16-plus points, seven-plus rebounds and two-plus assists, the longest such streak in the league this season.