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New York Knicks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Live Score and Analysis

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Matthew SchmidtFeatured ColumnistFebruary 9, 2014

Kevin Durant had 41 points and finished one assist shy of a triple-double as the Oklahoma City Thunder handled the New York Knicks, 112-100, at Chesapeake Energy Arena Sunday afternoon.

Durant was his usual sensational self in this one, going 12-of-22 from the floor, hauling in 10 rebounds and handing out nine assists. He did miss a season-high five free throws, though, the one "wart" on his performance. Durant shot 13-of-18 from the charity stripe.

The Thunder shot 54.8 percent from the floor as a team and assisted on 28 of their 40 made field goals. They also went 12-of-27 from three-point range.

Carmelo Anthony had a miserable outing for the Knicks, scoring only 15 points off 5-of-19 shooting. He misfired on four of his five three-point tries and attempted only five free throws, making four.

As a whole, New York shot 44.2 percent from the floor and went 9-of-24 from beyond the arc. 

Both ballclubs took good care of the basketball, with Oklahoma City turning it over only 10 times and the Knicks committing 12 miscues.

Despite New York's prudent handling of the rock, OKC simply had too much firepower for the Knicks to withstand.

Reggie Jackson added 19 points for the Thunder, and Serge Ibaka chipped in 16.

With the win, Oklahoma City completed a season sweep of New York.

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