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Durant & Thunder Sting The Hornets

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The team with the best record in the NBA's Western Conference is from right here in Oklahoma.  The Oklahoma City Thunder win their 15th of the season.  They beat the New Orleans Hornets Wednesday night, 101-91.

Their win total is second to only the Chicago Bulls who have 16 victories so far this year.

Kevin Durant was the high scorer for the Thunder.  He poured in 25 on 9-13 from the field.  James Harden continues to shine off the bench, he finished with 18 points.  Both Russell Westbrook and Serge Ibaka ended the game with 14.

Oklahoma City has won 10 of their last 11 and have started the season with a 15-3 record.

The Thunder head out on the road for a two-game west coast swing.  They face the Golden State Warrior on Friday and then take on former Sooner great Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday.  Both game are set to tip at 9:30pm (CST).