Apr 11, 2015 12:55 AM by Ross Field
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (AP) - Russell Westbrook scored 27 points and handed out 10 assists as Oklahoma City held off the Sacramento Kings, 116-103, to remain even with New Orleans for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Oklahoma City led by as many as 13 in the first half, but the Kings fought back to tie the game 72-72 late in the third quarter. Westbrook hit a 3-pointer and a driving layup to put the Thunder back in front for good.
Anthony Morrow helped put the game away with a pair of fourth quarter 3-point shots as Oklahoma City broke a four-game losing streak.
Enes Kanter added 25 points, Dion Waiters 22 and Morrow 19 for the Thunder.
Sacramento got 20 points from Ben McLemore and 17 each from Ray McCallum and Derrick Williams in losing its fifth straight on the road.
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