NBA Game Summary - Indiana at Oklahoma City|
(Sunday, December 8th)
Final Score: Oklahoma City 118, Indiana 94
Oklahoma City, OK (SportsNetwork.com) - Kevin Durant had 36 points, 10
rebounds and five assists as the Oklahoma City Thunder routed the Indiana
Pacers 118-94 on Sunday night.
Russell Westbrook added 26 points and 13 assists for the Thunder, who have won
10 of their last 11 games and moved to 10-0 at home this year.
"I thought our guys did a great job of executing the game plan. We're a good
defensive team too, we don't necessarily tell the world that. But we play with
a lot of pride on the defensive end," OKC head coach Scott Brooks said.
Paul George netted 32 points for Indiana, which has dropped two of its last
four since beginning the year 16-1.
"I think it was their defense that was the difference. They had great energy
and they took us out of a lot of our stuff," Pacers head coach Frank Vogel
Durant poured in 12 quick points as OKC raced out to a 14-4 start midway
through the opening frame.
The Thunder took a 28-18 advantage into the second and triples by Reggie
Jackson and Jeremy Lamb capped a 15-4 Thunder surge, which extended the
cushion to 43-24.
OKC held a 56-37 advantage at the break and led by as many as 29 in the third
before taking a 90-69 spread into the fourth, where the hosts cruised to the
The Thunder are the only undefeated home team left in the Western Conference
... OKC shot 54.8 percent (23-of-42) in the first half ... Roy Hibbert had 12
points and nine rebounds for Indiana.
12/09 00:24:53 ET