Thunder Trio Lead Way To Win Over Atlanta
Three Oklahoma City Thunder players had double-doubles, and one had a triple-double as OKC exacted revenge against the Atlanta Hawks with a 107-94 win on Thursday night, December 10 at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City.
Kevin Durant recorded his seventh career triple-double, with 25 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists.
Russell Westbrook had 23 points and 10 assists, and Serge Ibaka had 23 points and 10 rebounds.
The Thunder went on a 13-0 run in the first quarter, with Ibaka scoring 9 of the 13 points, to take the lead for good.
Atlanta cut the lead to one twice in the third quarter, but OKC finished strong for a change, and coasted to the win by 13 points.
The Thunder hit 9 of 17 from three-point range and dominated the glass, outrebounding the Hawks 52-34.
OKC improved to 14-8 on the season, and will next play on Friday night, December 11, at Utah with an 8:00 central time tipoff in Salt Lake City.