The Brooklyn Nets pulled out the close victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder, 95-93. Brooklyn (11-21) has won just three of their last 10 games.
Deron Williams had a big game, scoring 29 points on 10-17 shooting, including 6-9 on 3-point attempts. On 8-13 shooting (3-7 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 5-5 from the free throw line, Kevin Durant put up 24 points for Oklahoma City in the loss.
The Thunder had 20 assists against 21 turnovers for a ratio of .95. This year, they are 1-4 when having more turnovers than assists in a game. Conversely, the Nets are 2-1 when holding their opponents below an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.00.
Oklahoma City (25-7) has now dropped consecutive games after losing to Portland on Tuesday.
Coming up, the Nets battle the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are 11-21 on the season. The Thunder match up against the Minnesota Timberwolves, currently sitting at 16-16 this year. The Nets are 0-1 versus Cleveland this season. The Thunder have a 1-1 record against Minnesota this season.