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Durant, Westbrook lead Thunder in rout of Bulls

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combined for 53 points in just three quarters of play as the Oklahoma City Thunder routed the Chicago Bulls, 92-78, on Sunday.

Westbrook netted 27 points on 10-of-18 shooting from the floor while Durant registered 26 points on 11-of-16 shooting for the Thunder, who moved within a game of Chicago for the NBA's best record.

Durant and Westbrook sat on the bench for the entire fourth quarter as Oklahoma City took a 29-point advantage into the final frame.

Playing without Derrick Rose for the 10th straight game due to a groin injury, the Bulls shot just 33.0 percent from the field. John Lucas led Chicago with 19 points.