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>>OKC Blasts Washington

Kevin Durant drove toward the basket late in the first half Tuesday night, elevated and got fouled. When the play was over, the 2013-14 NBA MVP limped a bit around the court and clutched at his strained left hamstring.

 width=After Durant left at halftime Tuesday night because of his injury, Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook took over, compiling a triple-double with 22 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds to lead Oklahoma City to a 125-101 victory over the struggling Washington Wizards.

Durant, second in the NBA in scoring entering the night, had 14 points and 10 rebounds in the first half. Dion Waiters scored 25 points for the Thunder, who had lost three of their past four games and now are 5-3.

The Thunder have a couple of days off.

First year coach Billy Donovan said: ''I don't think it's anything too, too serious.''

John Wall had only nine points and five assists as Washington's losing streak reached three games.

>>Cavs Fight Back To Beat Jazz

LeBron James tied a season high with 31 points, including 17 to spark a fourth-quarter comeback, and Cleveland rallied for a 118-114 victory over the Utah Jazz.

Cleveland trailed 95-86 midway through the fourth, but James took over and brought the Quicken Loans Arena crowd to its feet with one of his trademark plays.

With the Cavaliers trailing 95-91, James stole the ball near midcourt and headed to the basket. Rodney Hood wrapped his arms around James, but the four-time MVP made a layup anyway and flexed his bicep as Hood was called for the foul.

James made the foul shot and Cleveland followed with a 10-0 run to go ahead 104-98.

Utah cut the lead to 107-105, but James hit a hook shot in the lane and split four free throws.

Tristan Thompson's three-point play off James' assist and four free throws by Mo Williams, who scored 29 points, sealed the win.

Alec Burks led Utah with 24 points while Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors each added 17.

Kevin Love scored 22 points for Cleveland, which hasn't lost since the season opener in Chicago.

Utah center Rudy Gobert, who scored 15 points, twisted his left ankle in the fourth and left the game. X-rays were negative.

Cleveland committed 17 turnovers, resulting in 29 points.

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