Kevin Durant had 27 points and six rebounds in his return from a hamstring injury Monday night, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 111-89 victory over the Utah Jazz at Salt Lake City.
Durant was 10 for 13 from the field in his first game since Nov. 10 when he was injured in a game at Washington. Russell Westbrook narrowly missed his third triple-double of the season with 20 points, seven rebounds and nine assists.
The Thunder ran away in the second quarter, making 14 of 19 shots and outscoring the Jazz, 40-26.
Gordon Hayward led the Jazz with 19 points. Derrick Favors had 11 points, seven rebounds and two blocks, and Rudy Gobert finished with 10...