L.A. Clippers 108, Oklahoma City 112

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - Oklahoma City Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Officials - #43 Dan Crawford, #71 Rodney Mott, #31 Scott Wall
Attendance - 18203

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Clippers 31 22 24 31 108
Oklahoma City 26 32 29 25 112

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Clippers 31-48 22-18 9-30 L1
Oklahoma City 52-26 29-10 23-16 W2

Recap


Kevin Durant scored 29 points and Russell Westbrook added 12 of his 26 in the decisive third quarter as the Oklahoma City Thunder topped the visiting Los Angles Clippers 112-108 on Wednesday night.
 
Westbrook finished with seven rebounds and seven assists and Kendrick Perkins corralled a season-high 17 rebounds - including a career-high 10 offensive boards - as the Thunder (52-26) clinched the Northwest Division championship.
 
Rookie phenom Blake Griffin had 35 points and 11 rebounds for the Clippers ( 31-48).
 
The Thunder took a five-point lead into the third when Westbrook went to work and Durant added seven points, including four during an 8-0 run, as Oklahoma City pushed its lead to 87-77 entering the fourth.
 
The Thunder controlled the fourth until a late run got the Clippers within 108-106 with 13 seconds left , but Durant drained two free throws to keep the Thunder clear.
 
The Clippers outshot the Thunder 56.4 percent to 40.4 percent in the first half and Griffin scored 20 points, but the Thunder led 58-53 on the strength of nine offensive rebounds by Perkins and 12 forced turnovers.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Clippers   Oklahoma City
Blake Griffin 35 Scoring Kevin Durant 29
Mo Williams 9 Assists Russell Westbrook 7
Blake Griffin 11 Rebounds Kendrick Perkins 17
Blake Griffin 5 Free Throws Made Kevin Durant 9
Eric Gordon 2 Steals Russell Westbrook 3
Chris Kaman 6 Blocks Serge Ibaka 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Clippers 108 50.6 6-13 18-26 24 44 8 7 15
Oklahoma City 112 43.2 5-19 25-29 23 48 5 8 12

Upcoming Games

  • Oklahoma City will play their next game at home against Denver. The Thunder have a W/L % of .608 after a win and .778 after a loss.
  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game on the road against Dallas . The Clippers have a W/L % of .419 after a win and .375 after a loss.
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