April 17, 2014 in Sports

Kevin Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons 112-111

 

Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the host Oklahoma City Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, rallying from 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-111 Wednesday night. Oklahoma City (59-23) had lost two straight to put itself in the must-win situation in the regular-season finale to earn the No. 2 seed. Durant brought the Thunder back while recording his 14th 40-point game of the season. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored a career-high 30 points for the Pistons (29-53). Greg Monroe had 22 points, Kyle Singler added 20 and Andre Drummond recorded his ninth straight double-double to end the season for Detroit, finishing with 22 points and 13 rebounds. – Associated Press


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