Serge Ibaka scored 17 points and registered 11 rebounds, his 5th double-double of the season, to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a blowout victory over the Utah Jazz, 95-73. Oklahoma City (9-3) is now on a 4-game winning streak.
Ibaka went 8-13 from the field, in a quality performance offensively. Oklahoma City also got solid performances from Kevin Durant with 19 points and 9 rebounds, and Reggie Jackson with 10 points and 7 assists. On 3-5 shooting from the field and 4-8 from the free throw line, Enes Kanter put up 10 points off the bench for Utah in the loss.
In addition to 22.2% from 3-point range, the Jazz tallied an eFG% of just 42.3%. They are winless (0-5) on the season when registering marks below 30% and 45%, respectively, in those statistics. The Thunder, conversely, are 1-0 when holding the opposition to such dismal shooting numbers.
Utah (1-14) has now lost 6 consecutive games.
Coming up next, the Thunder battle the San Antonio Spurs, who are 13-1 on the year. The Jazz match up against the Chicago Bulls, currently 6-6 this season. The Jazz are 0-1 versus Chicago this season.