Recap - Thunder Defeat Dallas 107-101
Russell Westbrook went off for 35 points and added 6 rebounds leading Oklahoma City to a 107-101 win over Dallas on Sunday at American Airlines Center.
Bettors who backed the Thunder were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 208.5.
Oklahoma City got 31 points from Kevin Durant and another 18 points from Serge Ibaka. Russell Westbrook contributed 6 assists, while Serge Ibaka cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Dallas got 23 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 18 points from Vince Carter. Mike James contributed 4 assists for the Mavericks, while Dirk Nowitzki had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma City were victorious, as the score was 50-49 at the break.
Oklahoma City won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-34.
Oklahoma City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nuggets. The Mavericks will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.