Oklahoma City’s dynamic duo took advantage of a questonable late officiating call that helped boost them to a wild overtime victory over Portland.
Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant came up with monster games Monday to pace the Thunder’s 111-107 triumph over the Trail Blazers.
Westbrook went for 28 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists. Durant provided 33 points, seven rebounds and five assists, including a key dunk with 2.9 seconds in overtime to ice the victory.
“I’m just glad we got the win, man,” Durant . “It was one of those wins where we come back in the locker room a little bit emotional.”
Oklahoma City G Russell Westbrook: Tallied 28 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists and was plus-1 in the Thunder’s overtime victory at Portland.
Oklahoma City F Kevin Durant: Notched 33 points, seven rebounds, five assists and was plus-3 in the Thunder’s triumph at Portland.
Los Angeles Clippers G Chris Paul: Filled the stat sheet with 29 points, seven rebounds, eight assists and two steals in the Clippers’ victory at Orlando.
Sacramento C DeMarcus Cousins: Muscled for 28 points, 19 rebounds, three blocks and was plus-8 in the Kings’ triumph at New Orleans.
San Antonio F Tim Duncan: Went for 19 points, 17 rebounds, five blocked shots, three assists, two steals and was plus-6 in the Spurs’ comback victory at Memphis.
Portland F LaMarcus Aldridge: Notched a season-high 39 points, six rebounds and three rebounds in the Trail Blazers’ overtime loss to Oklahoma City.
Orlando C Dwight Howard: Produced 33 points, 14 rebounds, two steals, two blocks and was plus-8 in the Magic’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Utah G Earl Watson: Missed all four shots with two turnovers and was minus-11 in the Jazz’s loss at New York.
Orlando F Hedo Turkoglu: Missed all six shots with a turnover in the Magic’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Utah F Paul Millsap: Went 3 for 10 from the field with five turnovers in the Jazz’s loss at New York.
Denver F Al Harrington: Clanked through a 5-for-16 shooting effort with four turnovers and was minus-8 in the Nuggets’ loss to Houston.
Memphis F Rudy Gay: Scored 18 points against the Spurs, but needed 26 shots to get them, along with four turnovers and was minus-4 in the Grizzlies’ loss to San Antonio.
Houston G Kevin Martin: Struggled through a 1-for-9 shooting night with three turnovers and was minus-1 in the Rockets’ victory at Denver.
Memphis G O.J. Mayo: Went 3 for 15 from the field with a turnover in the Grizzlies’ loss to the Spurs.