Credit: Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports
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Kevin Durant scored 33 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets (10-4) to a 120-96 (30-25, 31-23, 29-26, 30-22) road win over the Oklahoma City Thunder (5-7) on Sunday.

Player of the Game
Kevin  Durant
EFF
35
Kevin Durant
Points 33
Accuracy 9-17
Rebounds 8
Assists 4

Patty Mills added 29 points, making a career-high nine 3-pointers.

The Nets have won three consecutive games and eight of their last nine, finishing a season-long six-game road trip 5-1. They also snapped the Thunder's four-game winning streak.

In four of their five wins this season, the Thunder have come back from a deficit of at least 16 points. Once again, Oklahoma City found itself in a big hole, as Brooklyn stretched its lead to 20 early in the fourth quarter.

Ty Jerome ignited a bit of a comeback, scoring eight points in a 17-7 Thunder run to help Oklahoma City cut the deficit to 10 and force Brooklyn coach Steve Nash to insert Durant and Blake Griffin back into the game after Jerome's 3-pointer with just less than six minutes remaining.

But the Nets quickly stretched the lead back out, with a 12-2 run over the next three minutes with six points each from Durant and Mills.

Brooklyn started building a lead early in the contest, with 10 first-quarter points by Durant.

Luguentz Dort, the star of Oklahoma City's last two wins, got off to a hot start offensively, scoring 11 in the opening quarter while also making his mark on defense.

Dort got into foul trouble in the second quarter, though, including picking up his third foul midway through the quarter on a play challenged by Thunder coach Mark Daigneault. Daigneault challenged the foul, which was originally called on Josh Giddey. Instead, it was switched to a foul on Dort.

But facing a team with the Nets' offensive firepower, Daigneault opted to stick with Dort, who soon picked up his fourth foul.

Dort finished with 20 points, while Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led Oklahoma City with 23 points.

James Harden, coming off his biggest game of the season, had 19 but was just 1 of 8 from behind the arc.

Durant scored 13 of his points from the free-throw line as the Nets had 20 free throws to Oklahoma City's 10.

Thunder: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander 23 (5/8 2PT, 3/6 3PT, 6 REB), Luguentz Dort 20 (5/5 2PT, 3/6 3PT), Ty Jerome 11 (2/5 3PT), Kenrich Williams 9, Aleksej Pokusevski 8 (4/9 2PT, 6 REB).

Nets: Kevin Durant 33 (7/11 2PT, 2/6 3PT, 13/14 FT, 8 REB, 4 AST), Patty Mills 29 (9/12 3PT), James Harden 16 (4/5 2PT, 1/8 3PT, 6 REB, 13 AST, 3 STL, 6 TO), LaMarcus Aldridge 15 (3/5 3PT, 8 STL, 2 BLK).

Kevin Durant's performance

Patty Mills' performance

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Oklahoma Thunder
Brooklyn Nets
40%
36/90
Field goals
50%
41/82
49
Rebounds
48
20
Assists
31
9
Steals
8
49%
22/45
2-pointers
59%
23/39
2
Blocks
3

Best players

Shai  Gilgeous-Alexander
23 PTS
8/14 FG
4/4 FT
Kevin  Durant
33 PTS
9/17 FG
13/14 FT
Jeremiah  Robinson-Earl
8 REB
4 DREB
4 OREB
Brooklyn Nets
Few players
8 REB
Oklahoma City Thunder
Few players
4 As
James  Harden
13 As
6 TO
36 MIN
Shai  Gilgeous-Alexander
22 EFF
63% 2P%
50% 3P%
Kevin  Durant
35 EFF
64% 2P%
33% 3P%