Oklahoma City 119, Golden State 116

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 10:30 PM
Location - Oracle Arena, Oakland, California
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, #63 Derek Richardson, #57 Greg Willard
Attendance - 17971

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Oklahoma City 29 30 32 28 119
Golden State 35 22 36 23 116

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oklahoma City 20-5 9-1 11-4 W2
Golden State 8-14 6-8 2-6 L2

Recap


Kevin Durant had 33 points and 10 rebounds and the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a career-high 48 points by Monta Ellis for a 119-116 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night.

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook had 31 points and seven assists, but also turned it over nine times.

James Harden scored 19 off the bench and Daequan Cook added 17 for Oklahoma City (20-5), which is 2-1 to start its five-game trip and remains the NBA's best team.

David Lee had a triple-double with 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for the Warriors (8-14). Stephen Curry was 7 of 9 for 16 points and 10 assists.

Ellis was 18 of 29 and scored 30 points in the first half on 12-of-17 shooting. He had 40 through three quarters, but the Warriors led by just 93-91.

After trailing throughout the fourth, the Thunder finally took a 113-112 lead on Westbrook's jumper from the top of the key with 1:48 left. After a travel by Curry, Westbrook fed Durant for a slam and 115-112 lead.

Dorell Wright made one of two free throws. Durant missed a long 3-pointer and Ellis gave Golden State a 116-115 lead with a three-point play with 22.3 seconds to go.

But Durant, who had seven assists, answered with an 18-foot bank shot eight seconds later. Ellis missed a 27-footer and the Thunder had survived a second close road scare.

The teams combined to go 20 of 47 on 3-pointers. Oklahoma City was 11 of 26 and Golden State was 9 of 21.

Top Game Performances

Oklahoma City   Golden State
Kevin Durant 33 Scoring Monta Ellis 48
Kevin Durant 7 Assists Stephen Curry 10
Kevin Durant 10 Rebounds David Lee 11
Russell Westbrook 6 Free Throws Made Monta Ellis 9
James Harden 4 Steals Stephen Curry 2
Kevin Durant 1 Blocks Brandon Rush 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Oklahoma City 119 52.4 11-26 20-21 24 33 3 9 15
Golden State 116 55.0 9-21 19-23 28 36 4 9 15

Upcoming Games

  • Golden State will play their next game on the road against Denver. The Warriors have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .357 after a loss.
  • Oklahoma City will play their next game on the road against Sacramento . The Thunder have a W/L % of .800 after a win and .800 after a loss.
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