Recap - Thunder Defeat Utah 101-98
|Recap - Thunder Defeat Utah 101-98|
Utah was victimized by Kevin Durant for 42 points as the Thunder defeated the Jazz 101-98 in NBA action on Wednesday.
Oklahoma City won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 192.5.
Reggie Jackson had 14 points for Oklahoma City and Thabo Sefolosha chipped in with 14 points. Reggie Jackson had 3 assists for the Thunder, while Serge Ibaka was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Utah got 24 points from Alec Burks in a losing cause and another 15 points from Derrick Favors. Alec Burks contributed 6 assists for the Jazz, while Enes Kanter had 10 rebounds.
The Thunder hit the break leading 57-48 before taking care of business in the second half.
Oklahoma City won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-44.
Next game, Oklahoma City takes its act on the road to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Utah, they head on the road to face Phoenix.