Article Photos: Oklahoma City Thunder goes small to hold off Hornets, extend win streak to 9 18/41

Oklahoma City Thunder's Kendrick Perkins (5) defends on New Orleans Hornets' Greivis Vasquez (21) during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma CIty Thunder and the New Orleans Hornets at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, in Oklahoma City, Okla.   Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman