Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: Kevin Durant falls from top spot in scoring race
Four straight sizable wins have denied Durant opportunities to dump in more points and remain on pace to lead the NBA in scoring for the fourth straight season.
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This is the first time this season that Westbrook has earned Player of the Week honors. He received the award twice last year.
Miami forward LeBron James won Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors.
Westbrook is averaging 22.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 8.1 assists this season. James, Chris Paul and Gary Payton are the only other players since 1992 to average at least 21 points, eight assists and five rebounds.
KEVIN MARTIN LISTED AS DAY-TO-DAY
The Thunder did not practice Monday in Utah, and there was no real update on the status of shooting guard Kevin Martin, who missed Sunday's game at Phoenix with flu-like symptoms.
Martin accompanied the team on this two-game road trip but was not present in the arena during the Suns game. He instead remained at the team hotel.
The team is listing Martin as day-to-day.
THUNDER COMPLETES RARE FEAT
According to The Elias Sports Bureau, the Thunder became just the fourth team in NBA history to beat the same team in consecutive games by 28 points or more.
Oklahoma City defeated Phoenix by 31 points inside Chesapeake Energy Arena last Friday night before turning around and beating the Suns by 28 at their place.
It was the first time a team has done that since the Seattle SuperSonics did it to Sacramento in 1990. Phoenix also did it to Golden State in 1971, and the St. Louis Hawks did it against the Baltimore Bullets in 1965.
By Darnell Mayberry