OKLAHOMA CITY - Perry Jones isnt Kevin Durant or Russell Westbrook, though hes been close enough lately. Josh Rosen Jersey .The 6-foot-11 forward scored 23 points and hit a clutch 3-pointer to help the short-handed Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Denver Nuggets 102-91 on Saturday night for their first victory of the season.The Thunder, already without Durant for at least a month with a broken right foot, announced that Westbrook, their star point guard, had successful surgery on his broken right hand Saturday morning and also will miss at least a month.Durant and the injured players looked like they were healed after Jones hit a contested 3-pointer with 1:46 remaining that put the Thunder up 94-87. The ball was thrown inbounds with 2.2 seconds left on the shot clock, and Jones shot set off a celebration and ended Denvers furious rally.It was a good feeling, especially looking at the bench and how wild they were getting, Jones said.Westbrook was injured early in Thursdays game against the Los Angeles Clippers, and Jones scored a career-high 32 points to keep the Thunder close in a 93-90 loss. On Saturday, he shot 9 of 18, posted the second-highest point total of his career and even helped out some at point guard. Jones said teamwork is allowing him to shine.Were just sticking together, he said. Running offence the way youre supposed to run it.Serge Ibaka scored 23 points, Kendrick Perkins had 17 and Steven Adams added 13 for the Thunder, who won despite having just eight available players. The Thunder injury report included Durant, Westbrook, Reggie Jackson (right ankle sprain), Grant Jerrett (left ankle surgery), Jeremy Lamb (lower back sprain), Mitch McGary (left foot fracture) and Anthony Morrow (left MCL sprain).Before the game, Thunder coach Scott Brooks only mentioned Jackson as being close to coming back.Ty Lawson scored 20 of his 25 points in the second half for the Nuggets, but he felt they wasted their chance.A huge opportunity, Lawson said. I mean, we could