Oklahomans Shine In NBA All Star Game
Thunder forward Kevin Durant and Oklahoma City native, and Clipper’s forward, Blake Griffin scored a game high 38 points in the NBA All Star game as the Eastern Conference won 163-155.
Durant also hit six three-pointers, grabbed ten rebounds and passed out six assists in the game.
Griffin set an all star game record for points in a quarter with 18 in the first quarter, including eight dunks.
The former Sooner star also set an NBA All Star game record for most field goals made, with 19.
Both Griffin and Durant were just four points shy of Wilt Chamberlain’s NBA All Star game record of 42 points.
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving took home the game’s MVP trophy after scoring 31 points and 14 assists.
In his first all star game start, former Thunder star, James Harden scored eight points.