Russell Westbrook scored 34 points and registered 7 assists, while Kevin Durant added 25 points and 13 rebounds to help the Oklahoma City Thunder sneak by the Golden State Warriors, 113-112. Oklahoma City (11-3) is now on a 6-game winning streak, dating back to a 92-79 win against Milwaukee Bucks on November 16th.
Westbrook finished 10-25 (2-5 from three-point range) and 12-15 from the free throw line. Serge Ibaka also contributed for Oklahoma City, finishing with 18 points and 13 rebounds. Stephen Curry had another strong game for Golden State in the loss, scoring 32 points on 13-26 shooting, including 4-10 from behind the arc. He also added 11 rebounds and 5 assists. Klay Thompson added 16 points and 6 rebounds, Andrew Bogut finished with 14 points and 8 rebounds, and David Lee put up 10 points and 12 rebounds.
This drops Golden State (9-8) to 1-1 versus Oklahoma City on the season.
Coming up, the Thunder square off against the Minnesota Timberwolves, who are 8-9 on the season. The Warriors meet the Sacramento Kings, currently sitting at 4-9 this year. The Thunder are 0-1 versus Minnesota this season. The Warriors are 1-0 versus Sacramento this season.