Russell Westbrook recorded another triple-double Tuesday night, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 105-92 win over the Indiana Pacers at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Oklahoma City arguably looks as strong as ever four days after four new players arrived to play for the resurging Thunder which now has won six in a row including Sunday’s 119-94 blowout over the Denver Nuggets.
Oklahoma City’s 15-point win over Dallas Thursday night almost was anti-climactic compared to the trade news that hit earlier in the day as Thunder mainstays Kendrick Perkins and Reggie Jackson were dealt to other teams.
From start to finish, Oklahoma City controlled the Memphis Grizzlies while posting an impressive 105-89 win Wednesday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
It took several months but Thunder rookie center Mitch McGary finally burst onto the NBA scene in a big way Sunday during a 131-108 blowout win over the Los Angeles Clippers.
Overtime seemed inevitable Friday night after Russell Westbrook nailed three free throws with 1.2 seconds left to play, but Pelican sensation Anthony Davis had other ideas.
Oklahoma City gave the fans what they wanted Monday with a 104-97 win over the Orlando Magic, but developing a winning rhythm may be more difficult.
Oklahoma City had a rough shooting night without Kevin Durant, but not nearly as bad as the Minnesota Timberwolves who left Chesapeake Energy Arena Monday with a 92-84 loss to the Thunder.
It appeared to Thunder head coach Scott Brooks that Russell Westbrook had a twin on the court Friday night as Oklahoma City blew past the league-leading Golden State Warriors 127-115 Friday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Newly-acquired Dion Waiters didn’t wait around to take his last shot of the game, a three-pointer that sealed an Oklahoma City Thunder 99-94 win over the Utah Jazz Friday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.