Recap - Thunder Defeat Brooklyn 120-95
The battle between the Thunder and Nets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Brooklyn was handed a 120-95 defeat on Friday at Barclays Center.
The Thunder were a 5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 197.5.
Oklahoma City got 26 points from Kevin Durant and another 25 points from Serge Ibaka. Kevin Durant contributed 7 assists, while Serge Ibaka cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Brooklyn got 16 points from Shaun Livingston in a losing cause and another 14 points from Deron Williams. Mirza Teletovic contributed 4 assists for the Nets, while Paul Pierce had 5 rebounds.
Oklahoma City led at halftime, 63-35.
The rebound battle favored Oklahoma City as they grabbed 41 boards, while Brooklyn only had 17.
Next game, Oklahoma City takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For Brooklyn, they head on the road to face Indiana.