OKC Thunder overcomes slow start to strike down skidding Raptors for sixth straight win
Russell Westbrook flirted with a triple-double after finishing with 30 points, 13 assists and eight rebounds. AP

OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook had 30 points, 13 assists and eight rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Toronto Raptors, 124-107, for their sixth straight win on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).

Paul George scored 33 points, helping Oklahoma City improve to 12-3 in December. Carmelo Anthony and Steven Adams had 18 points apiece.

The Thunder won despite being on the wrong end of a 23-2 run in the first half, during which the Raptors built a 12-point lead.

C.J. Miles led Toronto with 20 points. Jonas Valanciunas had 16 and DeMar DeRozan finished with 15 points.

Toronto entered the game as the hottest team in the Eastern Conference, but lost its second game in as many nights and fell to 10-3 in December. 

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