NBA roundup: Oklahoma City Thunder, Los Angeles Clippers secure wins

Sports Mole rounds up all the action from Saturday's games in the NBA.

Kevin Durant returned from injury to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 103-91 triumph over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

The MVP candidate passed the 30-point mark for the 10th game in a row, while also adding 14 rebounds and 10 assists as the Thunder eased to the win.

Terrence Ross tied a franchise-record of 51 points for the Toronto Raptors, but he could not prevent his side from losing 126-118 to the Los Angeles Clippers.

Jamal Crawford was the key figure for the Clippers as he recorded 37 points and 11 assists to inspire the visitors to victory in an entertaining contest.

The Denver Nuggets ended a three-game losing streak by upsetting the odds to beat the Indiana Pacers 109-96 on Saturday night.

Wilson Chandler topped the scoring charts for the Nuggets with 25 points as the Pacers failed to fight back from a big first-half deficit.

D.J. Augustin scored 15 points in the final quarter to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 89-87 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats at the Time Warner Cable Arena.

Augustin, who finished with 28 points, hit two free-throws to seal the win following a late comeback from the Bobcats.

Mike Conley and Zach Randolph both starred as the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Houston Rockets for the second consecutive night.

The Grizzlies duo combined for 32 points as the hosts cruised to a 99-81 win at the FedExForum.

Paul Millsap scored 20 points to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a comfortable 112-87 success over the Milawukee Bucks at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

Five other Atlanta players reached double figures in points as the tourists benefited from strong displays in each of the first three quarters.

The Utah Jazz overcame a 13-point deficit to beat the Washington Wizards 104-101 in a dramatic meeting at the EnergySolutions Arena.

Enes Kanter, who recorded 24 points, impressed by scoring with 11 of his 13 shots to lead the Jazz to victory.

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 points to inspire the Portland Trail Blazers to a 115-104 triumph in their meeting with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Robin Lopez contributed 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Blazers, while Kevin Martin scored 30 points in a losing cause for the Timberwolves.

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony celebrates making a three-pointer against the Atlanta Hawks on January 27, 2013
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