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Bucks can’t calm Thunder in 114-101 loss

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 23 points in his first home game of the season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Milwaukee Bucks 114-101 on Tuesday night.

Durant, the reigning MVP, missed the first 17 games with a broken bone in his right foot, then played three road games before making his home debut. He shot 7 of 11, made all eight free throws and added nine rebounds and seven assists.

Russell Westbrook scored 28 points for the Thunder, who have won five of six after starting the season with a 3-12 record.

O.J. Mayo had 18 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo added 17 for the Bucks, who have lost five of six.