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Durant and Russell Westbrook score over 30 points but injury ruins their chances

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Oklahoma City Thunder star and current NBA MVP Kevin Durant only played 18 minutes of the teams match with the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night.

Durant left the game before half-time after he badly rolled his ankle by stepping on Marreese Speights foot.

The Thunder confirmed he would not be returning to the game as he went for a precautionary x-ray after leaving the court.

Durant was in inspired form in the 18 minutes he spent on the court scoring 30 points before he went down injured.

His status for Friday's game with the LA Lakers is currently unknown but with his performance tonight, Thunder fans will be hoping to see him play.

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With his 30 first half points, the Thunder and Warriors competed in a high scoring game with the Warriors emerging as 114-109 winners.

It was the 30th time that Durant and Russell Westbrook both scored 30 points in the same game and the Thunder are 20-10 in them with their last three being defeats.

Westbrook hit 30 points but with Durant absent in the second half he wasn't able to guid the Thunder to victory.

Steph Curry was the top scorer in the game as the Golden State star came away with 34 points in the win.

Left till the last in Sacramento

The Sacramento Kings fell to a tight defeat at the hands of the Milwaukee Bucks as they got the crucial 108-107 win.

Zaza Pachulia's successful free throw with 0:06 left in the game gave the Bucks the point they neede to secure victory.

Kings DeMarcus Cousins missed a 15 foot jump shot at the buzzer as the Kings fell to their fifth straight defeat.

The New Orleans Pelicans also went into Houston and came away with an impressive 99-90  win over the rockets with Anthony Davis scoring 30 points.

The Chicago Bulls also got a big home win over the struggling New York Knicks as they ran out comfortable 103-97 winners.

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