Recap - Thunder Defeat Memphis 86-77
|Recap - Thunder Defeat Memphis 86-77|
Memphis was victimized by Kevin Durant for 31 points as the Thunder defeated the Grizzlies 86-77 in NBA action on Monday.
The Thunder were an 8-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 186.5.
Oklahoma City got 21 points from Serge Ibaka and another 12 points from Reggie Jackson. Kevin Durant contributed 8 assists, while Serge Ibaka cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Memphis got 13 points from Marc Gasol in a losing cause and another 13 points from Zach Randolph. Tayshaun Prince contributed 5 assists for the Grizzlies, while Zach Randolph had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma City were victorious, as the score was 51-36 at the break.
Oklahoma City won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-35.
Oklahoma City heads into a battle against the Timberwolves. Memphis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.