The Durant-Anthony showdown between the NBA's top two scorers was
canceled because of Anthony's sprained left ankle, so the Thunder
had the Christmas spotlight all to themselves while winning for the
10th time in 11 games.
Westbrook finished with 14 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists in his
first triple-double of the season and seventh of his career. Serge
Ibaka added 24 points on 10-of-14 shooting.
Amare Stoudemire scored a season-high 22 points, and Tim Hardaway
Jr. had 21 for the Knicks, who also were missing starting point
guard Raymond Felton. J.R. Smith scored 20 points, but shot 8 for 22
and was booed when he left the court for good.
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