Thunder Halt Spurs Win Streak – NBA Roundup
UNDATED (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder have put an end to San Antonio's NBA season-high 19-game winning streak while climbing within three games of the West-leading Spurs with eight to play.
Kevin Durant poured in 28 points and Michael Westbrook added 27 as the Thunder beat the Spurs 106-94. Durant scored at least 25 points for the 39th consecutive game, the longest streak since Michael Jordan did it 40 consecutive times during the 1986-87 season.
Serge Ibaka (ih-BAH'-kah) added 11 points and 12 rebounds as Oklahoma City handed San Antonio its first loss since Feb. 21 at Phoenix.
The NBA's other game of the night had the Dallas Mavericks beating the Clippers 113-107 in Los Angeles. Dirk Nowitzki had team highs of 26 points and 11 rebounds as the Mavericks moved a half-game ahead of Memphis and Phoenix for the last two Western Conference playoff berths.
Blake Griffin had a triple-double of 25 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists for Los Angeles. DeAndre Jordan added 21 and a game-high 15 rebounds, but the Clippers ended a four-game winning streak and fell two games behind Oklahoma City for second place in the West.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham has been arrested on allegations of domestic assault. Police say Cunningham was booked into Hennepin County Jail yesterday morning. Charges have not been filed, but Cunningham is being held without bail. Police say the woman making the allegations did not require medical treatment.