By SI Wire
November 17, 2014

It was big talk for a guy who can’t run away.

Injured Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant, his right foot still in a boot after surgery to repair a broken bone, didn’t let his on-court absence keep his mouth from running in the Thunder’s 69-65 loss at home to the Houston Rockets on Sunday.

It was a chippy game, with plenty of chirping back and forth. At one point, Durant repeatedly called Howard a p----, according to Anthony Slater of The Oklahoman.

It was an ugly game all around. On a night when the Golden State Warriors lit up the Los Angeles Lakers for 136 points, Houston and Oklahoma City couldn’t combine to reach that total.

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It was also the first NBA game since 2003 in which neither team managed to shoot 30 percent from the floor. Houston was 23-for-80 on the night (28.8 percent) while the Thunder went 20-for-68 (29.4 percent).

The teams combined to make just 10 of 54 3-pointers, and Houston also struggled to sink free throws, going 16-for-30 from the line. The Rockets managing just nine points in the third quarter, and the Thunder never scored more than 19 in any period.

The teams' 134 points were 15 more than the record for futility set by the Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Hawks in a 62-57 Celtics win in Providence, R.I., on Feb. 27, 1955.

- Phil Watson

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