Harden lifts Thunder over Jazz

James Harden scored 22 points and dished 85, at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Tuesday.

Kevin Durant had 21 points and fellow All-Star Russell Westbrook added 16, while Serge Ibaka notched a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Thunder, who won their second consecutive game, both over Utah. Oklahoma City bested the Jazz, 101-87, at EnergySolutions Arena on Friday.

Al Jefferson scored 15 and Paul Millsap posted 10 points and eight rebounds for the Jazz, who lost their fifth game in six tries.

Oklahoma City shot 54.5 percent from the field, while holding Utah to just 35.6 percent.