Recap - Shock Defeat New York 78-66

Recap - Shock Defeat New York 78-66

Tulsa got 26 points from Temeka Johnson en route to a 78-66 victory over New York on Thursday at BOK Center.

Bettors who backed the Shock were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 4.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 155.5.

Tulsa got 13 points from Ivory Latta and another 10 points from Amber Holt. Temeka Johnson contributed 6 assists, while Glory Johnson cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

New York got 14 points from Kara Braxton in a losing cause and another 14 points from Cappie Pondexter. Cappie Pondexter contributed 5 assists for the Liberty, while Kia Vaughn had 7 rebounds.

Tulsa led at halftime, 45-30.

The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 38 boards, while Tulsa only had 26.