Chicago Bulls vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

Alec NathanFeatured ColumnistDecember 19, 2013

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The Oklahoma City Thunder (21-4) remained undefeated at home with a 107-95 win over the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night. 

Kevin Durant led all scorers with 32 points on 13-of-20 shooting (4-of-5 from three), pulled down nine rebounds and dished out six assists in the win, and was one of four Thunder players to finish in double-figures. 

Russell Westbrook recorded a double-double with 20 points (7-of-12 shooting) and 10 assists, but did rack up five turnovers. Reggie Jackson added 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting off the bench while Thabo Sefolosha poured in 10 points in 22 minutes. 

As a team, the Thunder shot 51.2 percent from the field and 60 percent from three. 

Despite getting to the free-throw line 39 times (25 more than the Thunder), the Bulls were unable to match Oklahoma City's offensive firepower. 

Joakim Noah led the Bulls with a season-high 23 points and 12 rebounds, but the big story to come out of this one for Chicago was the health of Jimmy Butler, who was forced to leave the game in the first half with an ankle injury. The extent of the injury remains unclear. 

Six Bulls players finished in double-figures, including Taj Gibson who scored 16 points off the bench, but Chicago shot a meager 37.7 percent from the field and 27.6 percent from three in the loss. 

Next up for OKC is a meeting with the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday while the Bulls are slated to host the Cleveland Cavaliers for a showdown on Saturday evening.