Recap - Thunder Defeat Chicago 107-95
|Recap - Thunder Defeat Chicago 107-95|
Chicago was victimized by Kevin Durant for 32 points as the Thunder defeated the Bulls 107-95 in NBA action on Thursday.
Oklahoma City won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 13.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 191.5.
Russell Westbrook had 20 points for Oklahoma City and Reggie Jackson chipped in with 18 points. Russell Westbrook had 10 assists for the Thunder, while Kevin Durant was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Chicago got 23 points from Joakim Noah in a losing cause and another 16 points from Taj Gibson. Mike Dunleavy contributed 6 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma City were victorious, as the score was 55-52 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Oklahoma City as they grabbed 43 boards, while Chicago only had 40.
Next game, Oklahoma City takes its act on the road to face San Antonio looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face Cleveland.