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Sunday, November 24th (All times Eastern)

Utah Jazz (1-13) at Oklahoma City Thunder (8-3), 7 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Oklahoma City Thunder will continue their six-game homestand Sunday night versus the lowly Utah Jazz.

The Thunder's six-game homestand is a season-long (tying) and they are 2-0 on the residency after wins over Denver and the Los Angeles Clippers. In Thursday's 105-91 victory over the Clippers, Kevin Durant scored 28 points and Serge Ibaka ended with 17. Russell Westbrook and Jeremy Lamb scored 12 and 11 points, respectively, for Oklahoma City, which shot 51.9 percent for the game.

"I thought that was probably as well as we can execute a game plan," said Thunder coach Scott Brooks. "I feel good about how we played throughout the game but I thought we did really, really well in the second half."

Ibaka is averaging 16.4 points and 10.1 rebounds in his last eight games for the Thunder, who have won three in a row and seven of nine games. The Thunder are also 5-0 at home for the best start in the OKC era and started 9-0 as the host in 2004-05, when the franchise was located in Seattle.

Oklahoma City will also entertain San Antonio, Golden State and Minnesota.

Durant, meanwhile, leads the NBA with 29.5 ppg and dropped 42 on the Jazz in a 101-98 win back on Oct. 30. It was the second highest scoring output on opening night for the Thunder franchise. Dale Ellis had 46 in the 1988 season opener for the Sonics.

The Jazz lost three of four to the Thunder last season and are just 2-9 in the previous 11 meetings between the Northwest Division foes. Utah has lost four straight, six of seven and seven of the nine trips to OKC.

Utah is 1-13 overall this season and suffered its fifth straight loss in Friday's 103-93 defeat at the hands of the Dallas Mavericks. Marvin Williams had a team-high 19 points, Jeremy Evans posted 14 off the bench and both Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward had 13 points for Utah, which is 0-2 on a three-game trip and winless (0-8) as the visitor.

The Mavericks had a 31-18 lead after 12 minutes and managed to hold off the Jazz in the second half.

"I thought they (Mavs) were the aggressor in the first half," said Utah head coach Tyrone Corbin. "One thing we have to (do) - we have to play with energy and a sense of urgency. I didn't think we had it in the first half."

The Jazz have lost nine in row away from Salt Lake City dating back to last season.

11/24 10:25:52 ET

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Schedule

Thursday, April 24Full Scoreboard
Indiana 4/24 7:00 PM ET
Atlanta NBA TV, FS-IN, SportSouth
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game Three. Series tied, 1-1.
Oklahoma City 4/24 8:00 PM ET
Memphis TNT, FSN-OK, SpSouth
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game Three, Series tied 1-1.
LA Clippers 4/24 10:30 PM ET
Golden State TNT, CSN-BAY, FSN-PT
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game Three. Series tied, 1-1.
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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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CLE 5
KAN 1
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PIT 1
CIN 2
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DET 7
CWS 4
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TAM 7
MIN 9
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NYM 4
STL 1
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CHC 2
ARI 5
 
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