Kevin Durant scored a career-high 54 points to help the Thunder fend off the Golden State Warriors, 127-121, Friday night in Oklahoma City.
Durant made 19 of 28 field goals and 11 of 13 free throws in his third straight game with at least 36 points.
Serge Ibaka had 21 points and eight rebounds, Reggie Jackson scored 14 points and Kendrick Perkins added 12 rebounds for the Thunder, who won for the third time in four games. Oklahoma City shot 58 percent from the field and scored a season-high point total. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.