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Durant Scores 27 As The Thunder Run Past The Pacers

Last updated on Monday, December 10, 2012

(Oklahoma City, OK) - The Oklahoma City Thunder won their eighth game in a row, defeating the Indiana Pacers 104-93.

The Pacers enjoyed their largest lead of the game in the first quarter when they built a six-point advantage, but Oklahoma City closed the period on a 13-4 run to lead 25-22 at the end of one.

Indiana would never lead again as the Thunder built a 13-point advantage midway through the second quarter.

The Pacers would cut Oklahoma City's lead down to three with 5:26 remaining in the game, but the Thunder closed the game with a 10-2 run to claim the victory.

Kevin Durant led all scorers with 27 points with Kevin Martin scoring 24 points and Russell Westbrook adding 21 as the Thunder are in the midst of their longest winning streak since the franchise moved from Seattle.

David West led Indiana with 21 points with Paul George adding 17 as the Pacers have dropped two straight and fall back below .500 at 10-11.

They return home to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.

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