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No Durant, but Thunder still beat Celtics

  • Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, right, reaches as he tries to block a shot by Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, right, reaches as he tries to block a shot by Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, right, reaches as he tries to block a shot by Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, right, reaches as he tries to block a shot by Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant watches his team's NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics during the first quarter in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Durant did not start in the game. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant watches his team's NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics during the first quarter in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Durant did not start in the game. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant watches his team's NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics during the first quarter in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Durant did not start in the game. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant watches his team's NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics during the first quarter in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Durant did not start in the game. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass (30) drives to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass (30) drives to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass (30) drives to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass (30) drives to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace (45) shoots against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace (45) shoots against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace (45) shoots against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace (45) shoots against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

  • Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, right, reaches as he tries to block a shot by Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, right, reaches as he tries to block a shot by Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant watches his team's NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics during the first quarter in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Durant did not start in the game. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant watches his team's NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics during the first quarter in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Durant did not start in the game. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass (30) drives to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Boston Celtics forward Brandon Bass (30) drives to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace (45) shoots against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
  • Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace (45) shoots against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON — NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant missed his first game of the season and Serge Ibaka scored 21 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 101-83 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.

It was the Western Conference-leading Thunder’s sixth straight victory.

Jeremy Lamb came off the bench to score 19 points, and former Celtics center Kendrick Perkins had nine rebounds for Oklahoma City. The Thunder were playing with neither Durant nor Westbrook for the first time since the franchise moved from Seattle in 2008.

Jeff Green scored 16 points and Gerald Wallace scored 12 of his 13 points in the first half, before the Thunder pulled away with a 17-2 run in the third quarter. Rajon Rondo had eight assists and five points in his fifth game since returning from reconstructive knee surgery.

The Celtics have lost 13 of 15 games.

The Thunder allowed the Celtics to open a five-point lead early in the second quarter but then scored 18 of the next 22 points to take a nine-point lead.

It was a two-point game after Boston scored the first basket of the second half, but Oklahoma City opened a 60-53 lead and then scored 17 of the next 19 points.

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