Oklahoma City 99, Dallas 95

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, January 6, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Officials - #29 Steve Javie, #51 Leroy Richardson, #58 Zach Zarba
Attendance - 20282

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Oklahoma City 23 28 22 26 99
Dallas 30 25 15 25 95

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oklahoma City 24-13 13-6 11-7 W1
Dallas 26-9 14-7 12-2 L1

Recap

Kevin Durant finished with 28 points and Jeff Green added 16 and nine rebounds as the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Dallas Mavericks 99-95 on Thursday.
Russell Westbrook chipped in 15 points and eight assists for the Thunder, who avoided a three-game losing streak.

The Mavericks jumped out to a 30-23 lead after the first quarter as Shawn Marion did his best Dirk Nowitzki impression with 12 points in the frame. Oklahoma City cut it to 55-51 at the half and made its move in the third, using a 9-0 burst starting at the 10:00 mark to take the lead.

Dallas drew back within 73-71 at the beginning of the fourth quarter before the Thunder made another run, getting four points from Serge Ibaka and a 3-pointer from Durant during a 10-2 burst the pushed the lead to double digits. Green’s layup and a tip from Collison with 1:17 left pushed the lead to 97-86 and Oklahoma City was able to hold on.

Marion finished with 25 and Jason Terry added 19 for the Mavericks, who were playing their sixth straight without Nowitzki due to a knee injury.

Top Game Performances

Oklahoma City   Dallas
Kevin Durant 28 Scoring Shawn Marion 25
Russell Westbrook 9 Assists Jason Kidd 7
Jeff Green 9 Rebounds Tyson Chandler 18
Russell Westbrook 5 Free Throws Made Tyson Chandler 8
Kevin Durant 3 Steals JoseJuan Barea 1
Serge Ibaka 1 Blocks Tyson Chandler 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Oklahoma City 99 47.0 4-15 17-26 23 45 1 13 10
Dallas 95 46.8 6-20 15-20 18 47 2 4 15

Upcoming Games

  • Dallas will play their next game at home against Orlando. The Mavericks have a W/L % of .769 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Oklahoma City will play their next game at home against Memphis. The Thunder have a W/L % of .522 after a win and .857 after a loss.
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