Washington was also missing Trevor Ariza, Nene, Martell Webster, and A.J. Price, all of whom sat out with various ailments, ranging from a strained groin to the flu.
|Wizards defenders could only watch Thunder center Kendrick Perkins throw down the slam dunk. (Photo by Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman)|
The victorious Thunder were led by Russell Westbrook with 21 points on 5-8 shooting from the field. D.C. native Kevin Durant had a well-rounded game, contributing 20 points, 6 rebounds, and 6 assists.
The Wizards will now head to Orlando to take on the Magic on Friday night.