OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook had 40 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 105-92 on Tuesday night to tie the Western Conference finals at two games apiece.
It matched the second-highest playoff point total of Westbrook’s career, falling short of the 43 he scored in the 2012 NBA Finals. He also had five rebounds and five steals.
Kevin Durant added 31 points on 11-for-22 shooting. It was his highest-scoring game of the series after he was held to a 22.7-point average in the first three games. Serge Ibaka added nine points and eight rebounds for the Thunder.
Boris Diaw had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Tony Parker added 14 points for the Spurs.
San Antonio will host Game 5 on Thursday.
Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. Comments that violate these standards, or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, are subject to being removed and commenters are subject to being banned. To post comments, you must be a registered user on toledoblade.com. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.