Russell Westbrook, Paul George Dominate as Thunder Crush Kevin Durant, Warriors

The Thunder earned a 125-105 victory over the Warriors on Tuesday, their second win in as many games against the defending champs this season. The Thunder have always believed they're good enough to win a series with the Warriors. They lost their tempers, too - as in five technicals total.

Thunder star Russell Westbrook drove to the basket around a screen from teammate Steven Adams and slipped as his former teammate Kevin Durant began to close in.

Lacob was so furious that he threw his jacket to the ground.

It resulted in a 17-point blowout with Westbrook going for 34 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists.

OKC stopped their four-game losing streak and ended a seven-game losing streak to the Warriors in Oakland. They combined for 33 points, or one less than Westbrook scored himself.

Can Golden State snap out of its funk? . The Thunder have dropped four straight games, a skid that coincides with the loss of defensive stalwart Andre Roberson, who is out for the season with a ruptured patella tendon.

The Thunder simply had more energy, played with more urgency, kept active hands in passing lanes attacked the Warriors' struggling defense.

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In a quarter where the Warriors are +270, they were -43 against Oklahoma City as the Thunder maintained a double-digit lead throughout the third quarter.

Green was hit with the Warriors' third technical of the night at the end of the first half and had to be held back from officials.

The Warriors shot just 29 percent from three-point range and had 25 turnovers. They racked up 25 turnovers - majority unforced - and allowed the Thunder to score 38 points off of them.

Russell Westbrook finished with 34 points, nine rebounds and nine assists. There aren't many players better at lifting a wounded team, or franchise, than Westbrook, and he gave the Thunder everything that they needed right on time again.

But that was about the only positive thing anyone on the Warriors roster did Tuesday.

Steve Kerr coached his 300th regular-season game and remained with 248 victories. "We don't play them as much", Durant said.

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