Recap - Thunder Defeat Atlanta 111-109
Oklahoma City got 41 points from Kevin Durant en route to a 111-109 victory over Atlanta on Monday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Oklahoma City did not, however, defeat the Hawks against the spread, which closed at 9.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 204.5.
Oklahoma City got 18 points from Reggie Jackson and another 14 points from Jeremy Lamb. Reggie Jackson contributed 5 assists, while Kendrick Perkins cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Atlanta got 23 points from Paul Millsap in a losing cause and another 16 points from Mike Scott. Shelvin Mack contributed 7 assists for the Hawks, while Gustavo Ayon had 10 rebounds.
Oklahoma City trailed at halftime, 57-50.
Atlanta won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-33.
Oklahoma City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Heat. The Hawks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.