Patrick Patterson

Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Spurs 104-94

That faint M-V-P chant wasn't for Russell Westbrook.

It was for 37-year-old forward Nick Collison.

Westbrook, the NBA's most valuable player last season, scored 21 points and posted his 19th triple-double of this season to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the San Antonio Spurs 104-94 on Saturday night. Collison, a fan favorite who has been with the Thunder since the team moved from Seattle, stole the show.

Collison was pressed into action because starting center Steven Adams came down hard on his left ankle in the third quarter and did not return. Collison entered the game in the fourth quarter for the first time and responded by scoring all seven of his...