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L.A. LAKERS / REACTION: Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant (35) helps Nick Collison (4) up after he took a charge from Los Angeles' Devin Ebanks (3) as Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) reacts during an NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Lakers at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. Oklahoma City won, 114-108. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman