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Durant scored career-high 54 as Oklahoma City Thunder beat Golden State Warriors 127-121

  • Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant (35) reacts to an official's call against his team during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

    Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant (35) reacts to an official's call against his team during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)  (The Associated Press)

  • Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka defends during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

    Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka defends during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)  (The Associated Press)

  • Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook reacts to a call against the Thunder during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook reacts to a call against the Thunder during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)  (The Associated Press)

Kevin Durant scored a career-high 54 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 127-121 on Friday night.

Durant made 19 of 28 field goals and 11 of 13 free throws in his third straight game with at least 36 points.

Serge Ibaka had 21 points and eight rebounds, Reggie Jackson scored 14 points and Kendrick Perkins added 12 rebounds for the Thunder (30-10), who won for the third time in four games. Oklahoma City shot 58 percent from the field and scored a season-high point total.

Stephen Curry had 37 points and 11 assists and Klay Thompson added 26 points for the Warriors (25-16), who shot 52 percent but simply couldn't match up with Durant.