LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Russell Westbrook stowed his fourteenth triple-twofold of the National Basketball Association (NBA) season as the Oklahoma City Thunder overwhelmed Western Conference matches the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday (Jan 22). 

Westbrook completed with 29 points, 10 bounce back and 14 helps - to achieve twofold digits in three key factual classes - while colleague Paul George drove the scoring with 36 points in a 123-114 triumph at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. 

The success saw the Thunder enhance to 29-18, fixing their grasp on third place in the West in front of fourth-put Portland, who slipped to 29-20 with the annihilation. 

While Westbrook and George drove the Thunder's scoring, they got bolster all through the line-up, with each starter posting twofold digits. 

New Zealand's Steven Adams and shooting watch Terrance Ferguson had 14 points each while Jerami Grant had 11. Dennis Schroder included 13 off the seat in his 22 minutes on court. 

"It's vital to get everybody included," Westbrook said. "We have such huge numbers of folks in this group are capable. We endeavor to get everybody included and into the diversion." 

The weight of Portland's scoring was by and by carried by Damian Lillard, who had 34 points. C.J. McCollum included 31 points while Bosnian universal Jusuf Nurkic included 22. 

In the Eastern Conference on Tuesday, Toronto packed away their 36th success of the season with a 120-105 thrashing of the Sacramento Kings at Toronto's Scotiabank Arena in spite of resting star Kawhi Leonard. 

Point monitor Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet had 19 points each, while partner Pascal Siakam indeed awed with 18 points. Focus Serge Ibaka again had a beast night, catching 10 bounce back while contributing with 15 points. 

The Raptors are presently lying in second in the Eastern Conference on 36-13, 3.5 amusements clear of the third-set Indiana Pacers. 

Milwaukee lead the standings in the East. 

In Tuesday's different amusements, Dennis Smith Jr. come back from his puzzling week-long nonappearance to help the Dallas Mavericks guarantee a 106-98 prevail upon the Los Angeles Clippers. 

Smith Jr, whose nonappearance had been ascribed differently to a sore back and a stomach bug, scored 17 on his arrival, alongside Luka Doncic, who likewise had 17. Harrison Barnes drove the Mavs with 20. 

Somewhere else, Karl Anthony-Towns scored 25 and had 18 bounce back for Minnesota in a 118-91 victory against Phoenix. The Suns tumbled to 11-38 after the misfortune and remain tied down to the base of the Western Conference.
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