Thunder Down Chicago 97-85 - Match Report
Kevin Durant went off for 35 points and added 12 rebounds leading Oklahoma City to a 97-85 win over Chicago on Monday at United Center.
Oklahoma City won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 194.5.
Russell Westbrook had 17 points for Oklahoma City and Serge Ibaka chipped in with 15 points. Russell Westbrook had 9 assists for the Thunder, while Kevin Durant was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Chicago got 16 points from Taj Gibson in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jimmy Butler. Joakim Noah contributed 9 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah had 12 rebounds.
The Thunder hit the break leading 47-45 before taking care of business in the second half.
Oklahoma City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Cavaliers. The Bulls will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.