Oklahoma City 110, New Orleans 95

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, November 16, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana
Officials - #74 Curtis Blair, #8 Marc Davis, #40 Leon Wood
Attendance - 15458

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Oklahoma City 36 30 28 16 110
New Orleans 18 19 30 28 95

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oklahoma City 7-3 4-2 3-1 W1
New Orleans 3-4 2-3 1-1 L2

Recap

Thunder 110, Hornets 95: Kevin Durant and Kevin Martin scored 27 points apiece as Oklahoma City rolled over host New Orleans.

Martin made five of his six 3-pointers in the first half, when he scored 22 points and helped the Thunder to a 29-point edge at the break. Serge Ibaka added 15 points and Russell Westbrook had 10 points and 12 assists.

Ryan Anderson scored 15 points and Robin Lopez added 12 for New Orleans, which has allowed more than 100 points in back-to-back games after holding its first five opponents under 100.

Oklahoma City scored the first seven points of the contest and boosted its lead to 20 on a 3-pointer by Martin with 31 seconds left in the opening quarter. The lead was 66-37 at halftime as the Thunder shot 63.9 percent and made 8 of 13 from 3-point range.

The rout continued in the second half as Oklahoma City’s reserves got plenty of playing time. The Thunder finished 14-of-29 from beyond the arc.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Hornets coach Monty Williams was involved in a verbal confrontation with Durant and Thunder center Kendrick Perkins when the second quarter ended, immediately after Westbrook and New Orleans guard Greivis Vasquez drew double technical fouls. … Oklahoma City finished at 54.1 percent from the field. … Hornets forward Anthony Davis had 11 rebounds for his third double-digit outing.

Top Game Performances

Oklahoma City   New Orleans
Kevin Durant 27 Scoring Ryan Anderson 15
Russell Westbrook 12 Assists Brian Roberts 7
Kevin Durant 9 Rebounds Anthony Davis 11
Kevin Durant 5 Free Throws Made Robin Lopez 6
Kevin Durant 2 Steals Brian Roberts 2
Serge Ibaka 3 Blocks Anthony Davis 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Oklahoma City 110 54.1 14-29 16-20 31 36 7 7 14
New Orleans 95 42.3 7-12 22-28 23 40 4 7 12

Upcoming Games

  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Hornets have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Oklahoma City will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Thunder have a W/L % of .571 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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