Durant nets 30 as Thunder beats Kings

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Posted at Jan 20 2014 04:23 PM | Updated as of Jan 21 2014 12:23 AM

Sacramento Kings point guard Isaiah Thomas (22) dribbles the ball as Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) defends during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Photo by Mark D. Smith, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters.

Thunder 108, Kings 93

Kevin Durant scored 30 points and handed out nine assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 108-93 victory over the Sacramento Kings.

Durant did not come close to racking up the 54 points he scored in his previous outing on Friday. He did not need to, as he controlled the action by not just pouring in points, but also being the primary playmaker.

The Kings (14-25) ended up fouling Durant with 2:11 left in the game. He hit both free throws, which extended his streak of scoring at least 30 points to seven games.

Oklahoma City (31-10) forward Serge Ibaka added 20 points on 9-for-13 shooting.

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Spurs 110, Bucks 82

The San Antonio Spurs made easy work of the NBA's worst team despite leading scorer Tony Parker sitting out with a leg injury.

Milwaukee led 16-14 in the first quarter but San Antonio (32-9) scored 15 consecutive points to end the quarter. Milwaukee (7-33) was never able to get back in the game.

Tim Duncan had 11 points and 13 rebounds, but reserve guard Patty Mills led the Spurs with 20 points, which equaled a season high.

Guard Brandon Knight led the Bucks with 21 points. The Bucks have lost nine straight games.