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Nets Drop Thunder, 110-93 jected

  • Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams, right, shoots in front of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams, right, shoots in front of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

  • Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams, right, shoots in front of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams, right, shoots in front of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

  • Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson (7) drives past Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha (2) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson (7) drives past Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha (2) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

  • Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson (7) drives past Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha (2) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson (7) drives past Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha (2) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

  • Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

  • Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

  • Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams, right, shoots in front of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
  • Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams, right, shoots in front of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
  • Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson (7) drives past Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha (2) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
  • Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson (7) drives past Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha (2) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
  • Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
  • Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Oklahoma City — Joe Johnson scored a season-high 33 points, Deron Williams added 19 points and 13 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped Oklahoma City’s 12-game home winning streak by beating the Thunder, 110-93, last night in a game featuring the first ejection of Kevin Durant’s career.

The Nets squandered a 23-point lead and allowed Oklahoma City to tie it at 85 before ripping off a 23-8 run to seize control right back. Durant was ejected near the end of the surge, arguing with Danny Crawford after the referee had already issued a technical foul against Kendrick Perkins.

Durant scored 27 points and Russell Westbrook had 26 points and 10 assists for Oklahoma City, which lost for only the third time at home this season.

Spurs 117, Bucks 110

Milwaukee — Tim Duncan had 28 points, 13 rebounds and six assists, and San Antonio used torrid first-half shooting to beat Milwaukee for its seventh consecutive victory.

Tony Parker added 23 points and 11 assists for the Spurs, who shot 52 percent from the field for the game and withstood a second-half rally by the Bucks.

Heat 119, Mavericks 109

Miami — LeBron James scored 32 points and finished one assist shy of a triple-double, Dwyane Wade scored 27 and Miami rallied both early and late before beating Dallas in overtime.

Chris Bosh scored 17 points and Ray Allen added 15 for Miami, which extended its Eastern Conference-leading record to 22-8. The Heat trailed by 12 in the opening minutes, and then dug their way out of a six-point hole in the final 3:02 of regulation.

Rockets 104, Hornets 92

Houston — James Harden had 31 points and seven assists to lead Houston over New Orleans.

When he couldn’t find a rhythm from beyond the arc, Harden took to the paint, where he scored 16 of his points. Houston outscored New Orleans 60-28 in the paint.

Omer Asik had 21 points and eight rebounds, and forward Patrick Patterson scored 13 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter, adding nine rebounds in the game.

Bulls 96, Magic 94

Orlando, Fla. — Carlos Boozer had a season-high 31 points and 11 rebounds, Luol Deng scored 23 points and Chicago hung on to beat Orlando.

Taj Gibson added 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulls, who played without center Joakim Noah. Chicago was outrebounded 37-34 in Noah’s absence but exploited an injury-plagued Magic front court, outscoring them 42-32 in the paint.

Pacers 89, Wizards 81

Indianapolis — Paul George had 29 points and 13 rebounds, D.J. Augustin scored 18 points, and Indiana beat Washington.

George had 10 points in the first quarter as the Central Division-leading Pacers (19-13) led by as many as 17 points against the team with the NBA’s worst record.

Raptors 102, Trail Blazers 79

Toronto — Terrence Ross scored a career-high 26 points, DeMar DeRozan had 24 and Toronto snapped an eight-game losing streak against Portland.

Kings 97, Cavaliers 94

Cleveland — Jason Thompson scored 19 points and DeMarcus Cousins added 18 points leading Sacramento to its second road win of the season.

John Salmons’ 3-pointer from the corner with 52.9 seconds remaining gave Sacramento the lead for good, 92-90. The win broke a seven-game losing streak away from home for the Kings, who are 2-13 on the road and played without injured guards Tyreke Evans and Marcus Thornton, their second and third leading scorers.