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              San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) shoots in front of Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter (11) during the third quarter o...

              Oklahoma City Thunder guard Victor Oladipo (5) defends as San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) shoots during the third quarter o...

              Detroit Pistons forward Stanley Johnson, right, fouls Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson (24) during the second half of an N...

              Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots as Detroit Pistons forward Jon Leuer (30) defends during the second half of an NBA...

              Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving passes the ball during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pis...

              Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) shoots against Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) during the second half of a...

              Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) works the ball between Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50), center Marc Gasol (33), ...

              Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) and Memphis Grizzlies forward JaMychal Green (0) jump for the ball during the second ha...

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) shoots in front of Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter (11) during the third quarter o...

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Victor Oladipo (5) defends as San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) shoots during the third quarter o...

Detroit Pistons forward Stanley Johnson, right, fouls Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson (24) during the second half of an N...

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots as Detroit Pistons forward Jon Leuer (30) defends during the second half of an NBA...

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving passes the ball during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pis...

Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) shoots against Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) during the second half of a...

Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) works the ball between Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50), center Marc Gasol (33), ...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) and Memphis Grizzlies forward JaMychal Green (0) jump for the ball during the second ha...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook had his 31st triple-double of the season to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 102-92 in the NBA on Thursday night.

Westbrook had 23 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists to match Wilt Chamberlain's 1967-68 campaign for the second-most triple-doubles in a season.

Victor Oladipo scored 20 points, and Enes Kanter added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Thunder. They snapped a four-game losing streak.

Kawhi Leonard scored 19 points for the Spurs, who had won nine straight. San Antonio dropped two games behind the Golden State Warriors in the race for the best record in the NBA.

Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Kyle Anderson sat out for the Spurs. Ginobili rested, Parker had back stiffness and Anderson had a sprained right knee.

PISTONS 106, CAVALIERS 101

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan (AP) — Andre Drummond had 20 points and 16 rebounds, and Detroit scored the first 13 points of the fourth quarter before holding off injury-plagued Cleveland.

LeBron James had 29 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists — and threw down over a half-dozen tremendous dunks — but the Cavaliers have now lost three straight and five of their last seven. J.R. Smith played for Cleveland after a thumb injury had kept him out since December, but Kevin Love and Kyle Korver were out, and the Cavaliers lost Andrew Bogut earlier in the week with a broken leg.

Cleveland led 80-73 after finishing the third quarter with a 22-5 run, but the Pistons started strong in the fourth, and a tip-in by Reggie Jackson gave Detroit an 82-80 advantage.

Kyrie Irving had 27 points for Cleveland.

CLIPPERS 114, GRIZZLIES 98

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — Austin Rivers scored 20 points and Chris Paul added 19 points and seven assists to lead Los Angeles past Memphis.

The Clippers solidified their hold on the fifth seed in the Western Conference, while Memphis continued a skid that has reached four straight.

J.J. Redick scored 15 points, Jamal Crawford and Blake Griffin had 14 apiece, and Griffin added 12 rebounds. Marc Gasol led Memphis with 20 points, and Zach Randolph had 18 points and 11 rebounds.