Thunder Streak Ends in D.C.
The Oklahoma City Thunder’s 10-game winning streak ended with a 96-81 loss to the Washington Wizards on Saturday night in Washington, D.C.
OKC trailed almost the entire game, scoring just 13 first quarter points.
Several times they made runs to get close, but couldn’t tie it, and the Wizards pulled away in the fourth quarter.
Kevin Durant led the Thunder by scoring 26 points for the second game in a row, but missed all six three-point attempts.
Serge Ibaka had 14 points and 8 rebounds, while Reggie Jackson added 12 points and 8 rebounds.
Washington had five players score in double figures, led by Trevor Ariza’s 18 points.
Nene Hilario and John Wall added 17 points each.
The Thunder made just 40 percent of their field goal attempts and were just 4 of 24 from three point range.
OKC committed 21 turnovers in the game, which was their third straight loss at Washington.
The Thunder fall to 38-11 on the season. They play the first of two straight home games Monday night vs. Memphis at 7:00.