Oklahoma City 103, Atlanta 94

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, December 31, 2010 8:00 PM
Location - Ford Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Officials - # Curtis Blair, #26 Bob Delaney, #67 John Goble
Attendance - 18203

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Atlanta 24 29 26 15 94
Oklahoma City 33 27 23 20 103

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 21-14 12-5 9-9 L1
Oklahoma City 23-11 13-6 10-5 W2

Recap

Russell Westbrook recorded a triple-double with 23 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists and Kevin Durant scored 33 as the Oklahoma City Thunder toppled the Atlanta Hawks, 103-94, on Friday.

James Harden added 15 points off the bench and Serge Ibaka chipped in 10 points and 10 boards for the Thunder, who knocked down 10-of-18 from beyond the arc and closed December by winning three of their last four.

Oklahoma City made its move early, getting 11 points from Durant and 10 from Jeff Green in the first quarter to jump out to a 33-24 lead.

Harden scored eight in the first five minutes of the second quarter to thwart a Hawks rally and the Thunder took a 60-53 edge into the break.

Atlanta had pulled to within two at 83-81 on the first possession of the fourth before Oklahoma City took off again, using an 8-1 spurt to regain control. Durant knocked down three 3-pointers in the fourth and Ibaka scored four points in the final minute to close it up.

Josh Smith collected 23 points, nine rebounds and seven turnovers and Joe Johnson had 16 points and 11 assists for the Hawks, who were playing without forward Marvin Williams due to a back injury.

Top Game Performances

Atlanta   Oklahoma City
Jamal Crawford 26 Scoring Kevin Durant 33
Joe Johnson 11 Assists Russell Westbrook 10
Josh Smith 9 Rebounds Serge Ibaka 10
Jamal Crawford 7 Free Throws Made Kevin Durant 6
Jamal Crawford 5 Steals James Harden 2
Al Horford 2 Blocks Serge Ibaka 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Atlanta 94 45.2 5-18 23-29 19 36 4 8 13
Oklahoma City 103 48.1 10-18 15-17 20 42 5 6 12

Upcoming Games

  • Oklahoma City will play their next game on the road against San Antonio. The Thunder have a W/L % of .545 after a win and .917 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against L.A. Clippers . The Hawks have a W/L % of .619 after a win and .571 after a loss.
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