Wizards extend winning streak to nine games

The Sports Xchange/Reuters

Posted at Jan 06 2014 01:08 PM | Updated as of Jan 06 2014 09:08 PM

Warriors 112, Wizards 96

Klay Thompson scored 26 points on six 3-pointers and David Lee had 21 points and 11 rebounds as the Golden State Warriors won their ninth straight game.

The Warriors (23-13) used a 30-5 run during the third quarter to pull away and have won nine straight games for the first time since 1975.

Point guard John Wall had 14 points and 10 assists for the Wizards (14-17), who have lost three straight games.

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Thunder 119, Celtics 96

Reggie Jackson scored a career-high 27 points in leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a victory over the Boston Celtics.

Coming off a 48-point effort the night before, Kevin Durant posted 21 points, eight assists and seven rebounds in only 27 minutes for the Thunder (27-7).

Boston (13-21) lost its fourth game in a row and seventh in its last eight outings.