Oklahoma City Thunder defeat Milwaukee Bucks, 108-90

Oklahoma City, Okla. — Two young, improving teams found the national stage Friday night.

ESPN brought its cameras to the Ford Center to shed some light on Milwaukee Bucks rookie Brandon Jennings and Oklahoma City's sensational third-year pro, Kevin Durant.

But the Bucks failed to be ready for prime time as they melted down at the start of the third quarter en route to a 108-90 defeat. Oklahoma City went on a 17-0 run to open the quarter as the Bucks missed their firs...


PLAYER OF THE GAME: Kevin Durant was ready for the prime-time telecast as he finished with 33 points and 12 rebounds. He sank 10 of 21 field-goal tries and 12 of 14 free throws and added five assists in 41 minutes.

PLAY OF THE GAME: Jeff Green set the tone for Oklahoma City's third-quarter outburst with a powerful dunk over Dan Gadzuric, after Green turned the corner and sped past forward Ersan Ilyasova. The dunk ignited a 17-0 run by the Thunder.