Oklahoma City • The Thunder didn’t need Russell Westbrook to beat the Jazz Sunday night. Didn’t need Kevin Durant for much of the second half either.
Oklahoma City ran roughshod all over Utah en route to a 95-73 win at Chesapeake Energy Arena. It was the Jazz’s 14th loss in their first 15 games.
The Jazz scored a season low 30 first-half points and it wasn’t until Enes Kanter hit a free throw with 1.5 seconds left in the third quarter that Utah had a scorer in double-digits.
Durant scores a game high 19 points in 26 minutes, helping build up a 37-point lead, and watched as the team’s reserves played out the game’s final quarter.
The loss marked the end of a three-game road trip for Utah. The Jazz return to Salt Lake City to take on the Chicago Bulls on Monday night at Energy Solutions Arena.
Jazz at Thunder
Sunday, 5 p.m.
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