Nets End Thunder Winning Streak at Four


OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – NOVEMBER 14: Patty Mills #8 of the Brooklyn Nets drives to the basket during the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on November 14, 2021 at Paycom Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2021 NBAE (Photo by Zach Beeker/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Brooklyn Nets got big games from former Thunder star Kevin Durant and Patty Mills and ended OKC’s four-game winning streak with a 120-96 win in Oklahoma City on Sunday night.

Durant scored 33 points and was 13-for-14 from the free throw line and Mills had 29 points and made a career high nine three-pointers.

The Nets led by 13 at halftime and by 16 after three quarters, before the Thunder cut the deficit to 10 at 101-91 midway through the fourth quartr.

From that point, the Nets outscored OKC 19-5 to win easily and finish with their largest lead of the game.

Brooklyn shot 50 percent from the field, made 18 three-pointers and was 20-for-21 at the free throw line.

The Thunder shot just 40 percent from the field.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder with 23 points and Luguentz Dort had 20 points.

Ty Jerome was the only other Thunder player in double figures with 11 points.

Former Thunder guard James Harden had 16 points for the Nets and OKC native and former Sooner Blake Griffin added 6 for Brooklyn.

The Thunder fall to 5-7 on the season.

OKC continues their four-game homestand Monday night when they host Miami at 7:00 pm.

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