Thunder past the Golden State Warriors lead by 72pts combined with George and Westbrook
MANILA, Philippines – Oklahoma Thunder past Golden State Warriors on the road with a wire-to-wire (125-105) victory at Oracle Arena February 06, 2018 (Eastern Time). Russell Westbrook and Paul George lead the Thunder and rout the defending champions with a combined 72pts.
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Westbrok, almost had a triple-double with 34pts 9assists and 9 rebounds. Paul George also had a good night with 38pts, 6 rebounds and 3 assists.
Westbrook undeniable offense in the opening period with with 21pts, 4 assists and 3 rebounds that make his Thunder team ahead by 42-30 in the opening period.
Somehow Thunder extended their lead by 20pts in the second period until Klay Thompson hit a successive 3pointers that trim the lead (70-57) at the half. Defending champions continue their drought as they open the second half with a turnover, Thunder extends their lead early in 12-6 run to capitalized 82-63 and earn the biggest led 97-73.
Russel Westbrook and the Thunder snap their 7 losing streak in Oracle Arena since their last victory on April 11, 2013 (116-97) with Kevin Durant on their line-up.
Kevin Durant lead the Warriors by 33pts, Splash brothers only combined with 33pts in 11-27 field goal made. Stephen Curry finished with 21pts, Klay Thompson had a tough night with 12pts.
Carmelo Anthony sprained his right ankle in the opening 6 minutes of the game.
Russell Westbrook slips without getting touched by any Warriors players, but refs call a foul on KD for “tripping” Westbrook on his drive to the basket.
Draymond Green got ejected in the 8 minute frame in the final period as he received his second technical foul of the night.
Total Lead Changes: 0
Total Deadlock: 0
Biggest Lead: 24pts (Thunder)
First Quarter: (Thunder) 42-30
Second Quarter: 28-27
Third Quarter: 29-20
Fourth Quarter: 26-28 (Warriors)