Recap - Thunder Defeat Dallas 95-91
Oklahoma City earned a 95-91 victory over Dallas on Monday, getting 24 points from Russell Westbrook at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Oklahoma City won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 7-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 196.5.
Oklahoma City got 22 points from Kevin Durant and another 16 points from James Harden. James Harden contributed 4 assists, while Kendrick Perkins cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Dallas got 27 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 18 points from Jason Terry. Jason Terry contributed 7 assists for the Mavericks, while Shawn Marion had 10 rebounds.
Oklahoma City trailed at halftime, 52-45.
The rebound battle favored Oklahoma City as they grabbed 45 boards, while Dallas only had 36.
Oklahoma City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Suns. The Mavericks will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.