Oklahoma City 106, Portland 92

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, November 2, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Officials - #19 James Capers, #26 Pat Fraher, #30 John Goble
Attendance - 18203

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Portland 21 21 24 26 92
Oklahoma City 26 23 25 32 106

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Portland 1-1 1-0 0-1 L1
Oklahoma City 1-1 1-0 0-1 W1

Recap


Thunder 106, Trail Blazers 92:
Russell Westbrook rebounded from a poor shooting night and scored 32 points as Oklahoma City pulled away in the fourth quarter in its home opener.

Kevin Durant added 23 points, 17 rebounds and seven assists for the defending Western Conference champions, who shot 51.3 percent. Kevin Martin made his home debut after being acquired from Houston for James Harden and chipped in 19 points.

LaMarcus Aldridge led Portland with 22 points and also pulled down 15 rebounds. Rookie Damian Lillard followed up his spectacular debut against the Lakers by scoring 21 points to go along with seven assists.

After losing on a Tony Parker buzzer-beater in San Antonio, the Thunder took an eight-point edge into the fourth quarter. Oklahoma City then stretched its lead to double digits in the final five minutes and iced the victory on consecutive mid-range jumpers by Westbrook.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Westbrook shot 13-of-24 on the night. ... The Blazers have lost seven of the last nine meetings against the Thunder. ... Portland was just 9-of-26 from beyond the arc.

Top Game Performances

Portland   Oklahoma City
LaMarcus Aldridge 22 Scoring Russell Westbrook 32
Damian Lillard 7 Assists Kevin Durant 7
LaMarcus Aldridge 15 Rebounds Kevin Durant 17
LaMarcus Aldridge 6 Free Throws Made Kevin Durant 8
LaMarcus Aldridge 1 Steals Nick Collison 1
N/A Blocks Kevin Durant 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Portland 92 36.0 9-26 19-24 17 44 0 4 12
Oklahoma City 106 51.3 5-9 23-32 18 47 10 2 12

Upcoming Games

  • Oklahoma City will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Thunder have a W/L % of .000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Portland will play their next game on the road against Houston . The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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