Oklahoma City 84, New Jersey 74

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 21, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #51 Leroy Richardson, #57 Greg Willard
Attendance - 15201

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Oklahoma City 28 20 15 21 84
New Jersey 18 17 16 23 74

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oklahoma City 13-3 6-1 7-2 W1
New Jersey 4-12 1-5 3-7 L1

Recap


Russell Westbrook scored a game-high 21 points and Kevin Durant added 20 points and 15 rebounds as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the New Jersey Nets 84-74 on Saturday night.

The Nets were gaining momentum in the fourth quarter until James Harden hooked up with Westbrook for a huge alley-oop slam late in the game to silence the crowd at the Prudential Center.

Durant had another big game for the Thunder, collecting 14 first-half points to help Oklahoma City build a 13-point halftime advantage.

The Nets were ranked first in the league with 143 made three-pointers coming into the game, but shot just 3 for 23 from downtown and 31 percent from the field.

Kris Humphries earned a double-double for the Nets, scoring 12 points and grabbing 16 rebounds.

New Jersey was playing the first game of a back-to-back-to-back.

The Thunder improve to 13-3 on the season and are now 49-27 all-time versus the Nets.

Top Game Performances

Oklahoma City   New Jersey
Russell Westbrook 21 Scoring MarShon Brooks 14
Russell Westbrook 6 Assists Deron Williams 6
Kevin Durant 15 Rebounds Kris Humphries 16
James Harden 5 Free Throws Made Jordan Farmar 4
Kevin Durant 2 Steals MarShon Brooks 2
Serge Ibaka 5 Blocks Kris Humphries 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Oklahoma City 84 41.6 4-17 16-24 13 55 10 8 19
New Jersey 74 31.0 3-23 17-19 14 46 5 9 18

Upcoming Games

  • New Jersey will play their next game at home against Charlotte. The Nets have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Oklahoma City will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Thunder have a W/L % of .846 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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