Thunder Silenced By Golden State
The Oklahoma City Thunder struggled on offense from the start, shooting just 31 percent from the field, and lost at Golden State at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, 117-91 on Monday night.
The Thunder’s top two players both had trouble knocking down shots.
Kevin Durant was just 3-for-16 from the field, while Russell Westbrook was 5-for-21.
Westbrook led OKC with 22 points and added 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
Durant had 14 points and 10 rebounds.
The Thunder made just 5-for-28 from three-point range for 18 percent, while the Warriors were 15-for-28 beyond the arc for 54 percent.
Golden State had five players in double figures, led by Harrison Barnes’ 23 points.
Barnes was 5-for-5 from three-point distance.
The Thunder trailed by nine after the first quarter and by 20 at halftime.
Golden State has won all three meetings this year with the Thunder, who dropped to 17-18 on the season.
The Warriors improved to 27-5, the best record in the NBA so far.
OKC finishes their brief West Coast road trip with a visit to Sacramento at 9:00 on Wednesday night.