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Durant’s 29 points lead Thunder past Atlanta

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ATLANTA (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 29 points, Jeff Green had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder ended the Atlanta Hawks’ three-game winning streak with a 94-91 victory Monday.

Oklahoma City improved to 15-4 against the Eastern Conference.

Durant made his first 14 free-throw attempts before his 15th bounced off the rim in the final seconds. Atlanta’s Josh Smith called timeout in mid-air after grabbing the rebound.

Jamal Crawford, who defeated Phoenix with a buzzer-beating, 3-pointer on Friday, missed a straightaway 3 as time expired.

Joe Johnson scored 23 points for the Hawks. Smith had 18 points and 12 assists for Atlanta, which had won five of six.

The Hawks shot just 6 for 23 in the fourth quarter, including Crawford’s 0-for-6 performance.