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Durant scores 41, outduels Anthony as Thunder beat Knicks 112-100

  • Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) is pressured by New York Knicks guard Raymond Felton (2) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) is pressured by New York Knicks guard Raymond Felton (2) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)  (The Associated Press)

  • New York Knicks guard Raymond Felton (2) drives past Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha (25) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    New York Knicks guard Raymond Felton (2) drives past Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha (25) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)  (The Associated Press)

  • New York Knicks head coch Mike Woodson shouts in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    New York Knicks head coch Mike Woodson shouts in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)  (The Associated Press)

Kevin Durant scored 41 points, with 10 rebounds and nine assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the New York Knicks 112-100 on Sunday.

Reggie Jackson had 19 points and six assists and Serge Ibaka had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Thunder, who were coming off a 103-102 loss to struggling Orlando on Friday.

Durant, the league's leading scorer, got the best of his duel with New York's Carmelo Anthony, the league's No. 2 scorer. Anthony finished with 15 points on 5-for-19 shooting for the Knicks, who now have lost four of five.

Raymond Felton and Amar'e Stoudemire each scored 16 points for the Knicks, who have lost four of five.