Recap - Thunder Defeat New Orleans 95-85
|Recap - Thunder Defeat New Orleans 95-85|
Oklahoma City got 29 points and 10 rebounds from Kevin Durant en route to a 95-85 victory over New Orleans on Wednesday at New Orleans Arena.
Oklahoma City was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 183.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Russell Westbrook had 22 points for Oklahoma City and James Harden chipped in with 14 points. Russell Westbrook had 7 assists for the Thunder, while Kevin Durant was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
New Orleans got 17 points from Chris Kaman in a losing cause and another 17 points from Carl Landry. Jarrett Jack contributed 8 assists for the Hornets, while Al-Farouq Aminu had 9 rebounds.
Oklahoma City led at halftime, 49-48.
New Orleans had a 42-36 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Oklahoma City takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head home to face Minnesota.