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Thunder Snaps Skid With Win Over Orlando

OKC Thunder-Orlando Magic (AP Photo) OKC Thunder-Orlando Magic (AP Photo)

Originally Published: Nov 8, 2009 9:45 PM CDT

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Andrew Topps
Oklahoma Sports Staff Writer

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma City Thunder snapped a three-game losing streak with a 102-74 victory over the defending eastern conference champion Orlando Magic.Kevin Duranthad a game-high 28 points. Thabo Sefolosha chipped in 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while Russell Westbrookadded 17 points and 10 assists.

The Magic led 25-23 after the first quarter and went up by as much as six in the second quarter. But the Thunder outscored the Magic 24-11 in the final 9:33 of the half. Oklahoma City raced out of halftime to score the first eight points, and then added a 9-0 spurt shortly thereafter to push its lead to 72-49.

The Thunder removed any doubt with a run of 10 straight points in the fourth quarter.

Orlando shot just 37 percent and couldn't take advantage of a hefty advantage at the foul line, making just 21-of-34 attempts. The Magic drew 29 fouls against the Thunder while committing just 17.

Oklahoma City shot 57 percent and went 9-for-16 from 3-point range while out-rebounding Orlando 45-30.

The Thunder improves to 3-3 on the year and starts a three-game road trip Tuesday.

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