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Knicks 88 @ Thunder 106 - Recap



The Oklahoma City Thunder continued their winning ways, taking a game from the New York Knicks in convincing fashion.

It was the Thunder’s second win in a row and eighth in the last ten contests.

The Knicks were unable to contain Kevin Durant, who scored 30 points while getting to the foul line to shoot 13-of-16. Russell Westbrook added 17 points, as Jeff Green, Thabo Sefolosha and Eric Maynor each had nine.

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Oklahoma City used its depth to defend the Mike D’Antoni offense, having eight players see the floor for more than 23 minutes. The bench also contributed 37 points.

The Thunder’s defensive efforts allowed them to pull away in the third quarter. The Knicks shot just 38 percent, and they committed 19 turnovers.

David Lee had 11 points and 13 rebounds, but was just 5-of-18 from the field. Wilson Chandler was the only other starter to score in double-digits with 12 points.

Danilo Gallinari was 0-for-7 from the field and finished with no points, but did grab 11 rebounds.


Nate Robinson led the Knicks in scoring with 19 points.

Jonathan Bender added 16 points.

The Knicks have lost two straight after beginning the year with a three-game win streak.

The Thunder are just two wins shy of matching last season’s total. They host the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday.


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By: Jonathan Woo
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