Detroit 94, Oklahoma City 104

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, March 11, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - Ford Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Officials - # Nick Buchert, #42 Eric Lewis, #73 Ed Malloy
Attendance - 18203

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Detroit 26 24 25 19 94
Oklahoma City 22 33 31 18 104

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Detroit 23-43 16-17 7-26 L2
Oklahoma City 41-23 23-9 18-14 W2

Recap


Kevin Durant had 24 points and nine rebounds, and James Harden added 22 off the bench in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 104-94 home victory Friday over the Detroit Pistons.

The Thunder (41-23) scored 13 points in the final 2:44 of the third quarter to take an 86-75 lead into the fourth. Harden’s 3-pointer with 10:15 to play gave the Thunder an 18-point cushion and they cruised to their fifth win in their last six games.

The top two scorers for the Pistons (23-43) came off their bench, with Richard Hamilton contributing 20 points and Rodney Stuckey adding 16.

The starters combined for just 46 points for Detroit, which lost for the fourth time in five games.

Serge Ibaka had 16 points and eight rebounds and Russell Westbrook chipped in 14 points and 11 assists for Oklahoma City, despite shooing just 5 of 14 from the floor.

Top Game Performances

Detroit   Oklahoma City
Richard Hamilton 20 Scoring Kevin Durant 24
Rodney Stuckey 6 Assists Russell Westbrook 11
Greg Monroe 10 Rebounds Kevin Durant 9
Greg Monroe 4 Free Throws Made Kevin Durant 11
Richard Hamilton 1 Steals Kevin Durant 3
Austin Daye 1 Blocks Serge Ibaka 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Detroit 94 48.7 6-12 12-17 24 38 2 4 16
Oklahoma City 104 50.0 9-18 23-27 25 34 6 11 11

Upcoming Games

  • Oklahoma City will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Thunder have a W/L % of .550 after a win and .792 after a loss.
  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against Denver . The Pistons have a W/L % of .304 after a win and .372 after a loss.
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