Recap - Thunder Defeat Memphis 120-109
Memphis was victimized by Kevin Durant for 33 points as the Thunder defeated the Grizzlies 120-109 in NBA action on Saturday.
Bettors who backed the Thunder were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 9.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 185.5.
Oklahoma City got 27 points from Russell Westbrook and another 16 points from Reggie Jackson. Russell Westbrook contributed 16 assists, while Russell Westbrook cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Grizzlies got a 24-point performance from Marc Gasol, who was supported by 20 points from Mike Conley. Mike Conley had 9 assists in a losing cause for Memphis, while Jon Leuer grabbed 7 rebounds.
The Thunder hit the break leading 61-58 before taking care of business in the second half.
Oklahoma City won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-29.