Four-time scoring champion Kevin Durant set up a rare triple-double with his passing.
The Thunder forward had five assists in the first quarter. He finished with 25 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in his seventh career triple-double, and Oklahoma City beat the visiting Atlanta Hawks, 107-94, on Thursday night.
Durant approached this game differently than the Thunder's loss in Atlanta on Nov. 30. He took four fewer shots and had four more assists than that night.
“I knew last time they were expecting me to be aggressive and score every time I got the ball, so I tried to switch the game up,” he said.
Russell Westbrook had 23 points and 10...