Basketball: Thunder roll on with massive win over Hornets

OKLAHOMA CITY (REUTERS) - Kevin Durant landed a triple double as the Oklahoma City Thunder recorded a 119-74 blowout victory over the outclassed New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday.

The Thunder improved to 42-15 with the win, keeping their hold on the second best record in the National Basketball Association's Western Conference as they try to chase down the leading San Antonio Spurs, who lost 105-101 in overtime to Phoenix to drop to 45-14.

Russell Westbrook was the main destroyer for the Thunder with 29 points while Durant contributed 18 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.