The Oklahoma City Thunder are now poised to take a 3-1 lead over the Los Angeles Clippers after breaking the 1-1 series tie with a win in Game 3. Russell Westbrook has led the way, averaging 27.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 9.0 assists in the series. The Clippers will have to pick up their play in order to even up the series at home in Game 4.
Game 3 was a highly contested battle with the Thunder edging the Clippers, 118-112. During the victory for the Thunder, Kevin Durant recorded 36 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Blake Griffin was the leading scorer for the Clippers, scoring 34 points on 13-22 shooting. He also registered eight rebounds and four assists in the loss.