Russell Westbrook scored 19 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Thunder to a 105-99 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday in Oklahoma City.
Westbrook also had eight assists and four rebounds in his eighth 40-point performance of the season. Victor Oladipo added 24 points and 13 boards, helping Oklahoma City (30-22) move to within a half-game of idle Memphis for sixth in the Western Conference.
Damian Lillard had 29 points and seven rebounds for Portland (22-30), which has dropped three of four. C.J. McCollum finished with 19 points and eight boards.
Westbrook punctuated his big day with a three-pointer with 1:18 remaining,...