New York 98, Oklahoma City 101

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 22, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - Ford Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Officials - #23 Jason Phillips, #50 Olandis Poole, # James Williams
Attendance - 18203

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New York 30 30 17 21 98
Oklahoma City 31 22 22 26 101

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New York 22-21 10-9 12-12 L6
Oklahoma City 28-15 16-6 12-9 W1

Recap

Kevin Durant hit a contested 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Oklahoma City Thunder a 101-98 victory over the visiting New York Knicks on Saturday.
 
After Russell Westbrook's free throw tied the game with 29.1 seconds left, the Thunder made a defensive stop before Durant’s heroics.
 
Durant finished with 30 points and 12 rebounds, and Westbrook had 28 points as the Thunder (28-15) stopped a two-game losing streak and won their fifth straight at home. They also improved to 13-4 against the Eastern Conference.
 
Danilo Gallinari scored 23 points and Amare Stoudemire had 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Knicks (22-21), who lost their season-high sixth straight game.
 
Serge Ibaka had a career-high 15 rebounds and 11 points for Oklahoma City, which outrebounded the Knicks 57-40, including 22-9 on the offensive end.
 
Gallinari scored 18 points in the first half as the Knicks enjoyed a 60-53 lead. Westbrook scored the Thunder’s final eight points of the half.
 
The game featured two of the NBA’s three top scorers. Durant leads the league at 28.3 per game, while Stoudemire is third at 25.9.
 
Westbrook is averaging 30 points in his last four games.

Top Game Performances

New York   Oklahoma City
Danilo Gallinari 23 Scoring Kevin Durant 30
Raymond Felton 7 Assists Russell Westbrook 5
Amar'e Stoudemire 12 Rebounds Serge Ibaka 15
Danilo Gallinari 6 Free Throws Made Russell Westbrook 14
Toney Douglas 3 Steals Nenad Krstic 3
Wilson Chandler 2 Blocks Serge Ibaka 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New York 98 43.0 9-26 15-21 21 40 9 10 11
Oklahoma City 101 38.6 5-17 28-34 12 57 5 8 15

Upcoming Games

  • Oklahoma City will play their next game on the road against New Orleans. The Thunder have a W/L % of .556 after a win and .812 after a loss.
  • New York will play their next game at home against Washington. The Knicks have a W/L % of .682 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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