NBA-Thunder firepower too much for Nets

Dec 4 (Reuters) - The Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to their sixth straight win on Tuesday after an incredible night of shooting earned them a 117-111 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.

The red-hot Thunder made a season-high 60 percent of field goals, Kevin Durant leading the way with 32 points while Russell Westbrook added 25 and nine assists.

Oklahoma City (15-4), the defending Western Conference champions, made 30 of 34 free throws and 7 of 14 three-pointers.

Brooklyn were chasing for much of the game and pulled within 104-102 with about four minutes left, only for Durant to respond with six straight points for Oklahoma City. Thabo Sefolosha padded the lead back to six in the final minute.

Deron Williams carried the home team with 33 points, and Andray Blatche got 19 and 11 rebounds in place of injured center Brook Lopez, but the Nets (11-6) could not match Oklahoma City's accuracy. Brooklyn finished with 43 percent shooting from the field.

(Writing by Jahmal Corner in Los Angeles; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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