Warriors beat Thunder after Kevin Durant is injured

Warriors back on winning track with victory over Thunder after Kevin Durant is injured

Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City, 114-109, on Thursday at Oakland after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle.

Durant scored a season-high 30 points on 10-for-13 shooting in a spectacular first half that ended with him stepping on Marreese Speights' foot. The Thunder said Durant had a mild ankle sprain, and the NBA MVP did not return.

Oklahoma City had won seven straight games, which was the longest active streak in the league after Memphis ended Golden State's 16-game winning streak Tuesday.

Curry added seven rebounds, and Klay Thompson scored 19 points for the Warriors, who played without injured center Andrew Bogut (right knee) and forward David Lee (left hamstring) again.

Russell Westbrook led the Thunder with 33 points.

Westbrook and Curry traded go-ahead shots in the final minutes until the Warriors put together the deciding run.

New Orleans 99, at Houston 90: Anthony Davis had 30 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks to lead the Pelicans, who used a 7-0 spurt early in the fourth quarter to gain control. The Rockets lost for just the second time in nine games.

at Chicago 103, New York 97: Jimmy Butler scored a career-high 35 points for the Bulls, who were playing without Derrick Rose. The Knicks have lost 13 of 14.

Milwaukee 108, at Sacramento 107: Brandon Knight scored 20 points and the Bucks spoiled DeMarcus Cousins' return to the struggling Kings. Milwaukee went 10 of 14 from three-point range in the first half and made 13 overall from beyond the arc.

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