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Kevin Durant leads Thunder to fourth straight win

NBA ROUNDUP

Durant scores 35 points in 110-98 victory at Washington, helping Oklahoma City to its longest winning streak since April 2006, when the franchise was the Seattle SuperSonics.

December 30, 2009

Oklahoma City 110, at Washington 98: Kevin Durant had 35 points and 11 rebounds to help the Thunder extend its winning streak to four games, the franchise's longest in 3 1/2 years. It was the fifth consecutive game in which Durant, who had 40 points in Monday's victory at New Jersey, topped the 30-point mark. He has exceeded 30 points nine times in Oklahoma City's 14 December games. The Thunder last won four straight from April 2-6, 2006, when the team was the Seattle SuperSonics.

New York 104, at Detroit 87: David Lee scored a season-high 30 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and the Knicks handed the Pistons their eighth straight loss. Wilson Chandler added 23 points and nine rebounds for New York. Richard Hamilton had 16 points and Rodney Stuckey scored 15 for Detroit but combined to shoot just 11 for 34.

at Houston 108, New Orleans 100: Aaron Brooks scored 27 points, Luis Scola added 13 points and 12 rebounds and the Rockets overcame Chris Paul's triple-double and David West's career game for the Hornets. Paul had 16 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his 11th career triple-double and first this season. West had 44 points and 12 rebounds, but the Hornets slipped to 2-13 on the road this season.

at Chicago 104, Indiana 95: Derrick Rose scored 28 points for the Bulls, who blew an early 19-point lead before recovering in the second half.

at San Antonio 117, Minnesota 99: Richard Jefferson scored 24 points, and the Spurs rolled to their third straight victory.

at Lakers 124, Golden State 118

-- associated press

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