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Sunday, February 9th (All times Eastern)

New York Knicks (20-30) at Oklahoma City Thunder (40-12), 1 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder hope to shake off a tough loss when they return home Sunday to face the New York Knicks.

The Thunder suffered a last-second 103-102 loss at the Orlando Magic on Friday, as Tobias Harris' dunk at the buzzer sent the visitors packing with their second loss in four tries since winning 10 straight. Harris finished a 3-on-1 break with a jam as time expired.

"When the game is on the line, you have to do whatever it takes to get that play stopped," Thunder head coach Scott Brooks said. "Give them credit. They played to the last tenth of a second. They deserved to win."

Oklahoma City led 65-51 at halftime and appeared headed to victory until a sloppy second half spoiled the show. Durant, the NBA's leading scorer with 31.0 points per game, posted 29 on 10-of-22 shooting and handed out 12 assists. Serge Ibaka added 26 points and Reggie Jackson was the last Thunder player in double figures with 12.

The loss ended a two-game winning streak for OKC, which still shot a decent 50.7 percent for the game, but committed 16 turnovers for 26 Orlando points and blew a 17-point lead in the third quarter.

Durant, though, is still burning the net and has scored 20 or more points in 25 consecutive games, posting an average of 33.8 ppg in that span.

The Thunder are back at Chesapeake Energy Arena, where they have won eight in a row and own a 22-3 mark, and will visit Portland and the Los Angeles Lakers in a few days.

OKC has an 8-3 mark this season in games played following a loss.

New York was back to its Jekyll and Hyde ways with Friday's 117-90 drubbing of the Denver Nuggets at Madison Square Garden. Carmelo Anthony burned his former team for 31 points on 12-of-21 shooting and made 4-of-9 3-pointers, as the Knicks halted a three-game slide.

"It was a total team effort today," Anthony said. "Everybody played their part, offensively and defensively."

Anthony is averaging 30.4 ppg in his last 14 for the Knicks, who received 17 points from Amare Stoudemire, 13 by J.R. Smith and 12 points out of both Tyson Chandler and Jeremy Tyler. Tyler also pulled down 11 rebounds and Tim Hardaway, Jr. netted 10 points.

The Knicks sizzled from the field by making 56.5 percent of their shots, which made up for an 11-of-28 clip from 3-point range. The Knicks, though, committed 24 turnovers for 25 Denver points, but the Nuggets also turned the ball over 24 times for 27 New York points.

New York, which has lost its last three on the road and is 8-13 away from MSG, will return home to host Sacramento on Wednesday before opening a four-game journey through Memphis, New Orleans, Orlando and Atlanta.

The Knicks will seek revenge against an Oklahoma City team that embarrassed them 123-94 on Christmas Day at the Garden. Durant scored 20 of his 29 points in the first half in that one and Anthony was ruled out prior to the tilt with a left ankle sprain. Stoudemire picked up the slack with 22 points.

OKC has won 10 of the past 13 matchups with New York and is 8-3 in the previous 11 meetings between the teams at home.

02/09 10:20:50 ET

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Schedule

Wednesday, April 16Full Scoreboard
Chicago86Final(OT) | Box
Charlotte «91
Indiana «101Final | Box
Orlando86
Washington1144th Qtr 3:57 | Box
Boston90CSN-CHI, SportSouth
Brooklyn804th Qtr 3:48 | Box
Cleveland106CSN-DC, CSN-NE
Dallas784th Qtr 10:04 | Box
Memphis76YES, FSN-OH
Philadelphia894th Qtr 9:03 | Box
Miami74FSN-SW, SportSouth, ESPN
Atlanta1024th Qtr 3:06 | Box
Milwaukee93CSN-PHI, SunSports
Utah1024th Qtr 3:06 | Box
Minnesota96SportSouth, FSN-WIS
Houston1004th Qtr 2:49 | Box
New Orleans99ROOT-RM, FSN-N
Toronto814th Qtr 6:53 | Box
New York81CSN-HOU, FSN-NO
Detroit994th Qtr 7:32 | Box
Oklahoma City93Sportsnet 360, MSG
LA Lakers «113Final | Box
San Antonio100
Golden State 4/16 10:30 PM ET
Denver FSN-DET, FSN-OK
LA Clippers 4/16 10:30 PM ET
Portland FSN-PT, KGW
Phoenix 4/16 10:30 PM ET
Sacramento FSN-AZ, CSN-CA
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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 33 .593 --- 26-15 22-18 32-19 W 2
x-Brooklyn 44 37 .543 4 28-13 16-24 26-25 L 1
New York 36 45 .444 12 18-22 18-23 25-26 W 3
Boston 25 56 .309 23 16-24 9-32 21-30 L 1
Philadelphia 18 63 .222 30 10-31 8-32 13-38 W 1
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 55 26 .679 --- 35-6 20-20 37-14 W 1
x-Chicago 48 33 .593 7 27-14 21-19 35-16 W 1
Cleveland 32 49 .395 23 18-22 14-27 20-31 L 2
Detroit 29 52 .358 26 17-24 12-28 23-29 L 3
Milwaukee 15 66 .185 40 10-30 5-36 12-39 L 2
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 27 .667 --- 32-8 22-19 34-17 L 2
x-Washington 43 38 .531 11 22-19 21-19 32-19 W 3
x-Charlotte 42 39 .519 12 24-16 18-23 29-22 W 2
x-Atlanta 37 44 .457 17 24-17 13-27 27-24 L 1
Orlando 23 58 .284 31 19-21 4-37 17-34 L 3
 
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 58 23 .716 --- 33-7 25-16 36-16 L 2
x-Portland 53 28 .654 5 30-10 23-18 30-21 W 4
Minnesota 40 41 .494 18 24-16 16-25 23-28 L 2
Denver 36 45 .444 22 22-18 14-27 20-31 L 1
Utah 24 57 .296 34 16-25 8-32 12-39 L 5
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 24 .704 --- 34-7 23-17 36-15 W 2
x-Golden State 50 31 .617 7 27-14 23-17 30-21 W 1
Phoenix 47 34 .580 10 26-15 21-19 27-24 L 3
Sacramento 28 53 .346 29 17-23 11-30 15-36 W 1
LA Lakers 26 55 .321 31 14-27 12-28 14-37 W 1
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 19 .765 --- 32-8 30-11 38-13 L 1
x-Houston 54 27 .667 8 33-8 21-19 31-20 W 2
x-Dallas 49 32 .605 13 26-15 23-17 29-22 W 1
x-Memphis 49 32 .605 13 26-14 23-18 28-23 W 4
New Orleans 33 48 .407 29 21-19 12-29 14-37 W 1
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
16th
DUR 6
NOR 8
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
9th
NYY 2
CHC 0
 
8th
DET 2
CLE 3
 
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
8th
TEX 0
SEA 2
 
6th
CWS 1
BOS 1
 
7th
HOU 4
KAN 2
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN 0
TOR 0
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
OAK
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
COL
10:15pm Tonight
SFG
LOS
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
4th
MIL 93
ATL 102
 
4th
CLE 104
BRK 77
 
4th
MEM 76
DAL 78
 
4th
OKC 91
DET 97
 
4th
NOP 99
HOU 100
 
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
 
4th
MIA 72
PHI 89
 
4th
NYK 78
TOR 81
 
4th
MIN 95
UTA 101
 
4th
BOS 90
WAS 114
 
10:30pm Tonight
DEN
GSW
10:30pm Tonight
POR
LAC
10:30pm Tonight
SAC
PHO
1st OT
TAM 4
MON 4
 
3rd
PIT 4
CLB 3
 
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
DAL
16th
DUR 6
NOR 8