L.A. Clippers 111, Oklahoma City 117

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Officials - #19 James Capers, #7 Kevin Fehr, #45 Brian Forte
Attendance - 18203

Final Scoring Summary

Final OT 1 2 3 4 X T
L.A. Clippers 22 27 20 33 9 111
Oklahoma City 28 31 17 26 15 117

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Clippers 8-3 5-2 3-1 L1
Oklahoma City 9-3 6-2 3-1 W3

Recap

Thunder 117, Clippers 111 (OT): Kevin Durant scored nine of his 35 points in overtime and added six rebounds, five assists and five steals as host Oklahoma City escaped with a win over Los Angeles.

Russell Westbrook scored six of his 23 in the extra period and added nine assists while Kevin Martin scored 20 off the bench for the Thunder, who have won three straight and eight of nine.

Blake Griffin scored 23 points, Jamal Crawford had 20 and Matt Barnes added 19 for the Clippers, who had their six-game winning streak snapped. Los Angeles has not won seven in a row since an eight-game winning streak in 1991.

Oklahoma City held a 98-91 edge after Durant hit a pair of free throws with 2:56 left in regulation but the Clippers stormed back. Barnes scored seven points in the final 2:12, including a layup with 36 seconds left that tied it at 102-102 and forced overtime.

Westbrook and Durant each buried a 3-pointer in overtime and the two stars combined for all 15 of the Thunder’s points in the extra frame.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Clippers are halfway through a four-game road trip with stops remaining at Brooklyn and Atlanta. They played eight of their first nine games in Los Angeles. … Oklahoma City was 34-of-39 from the free throw line. Durant went 19 of 21 from the stripe. … Chris Paul made 2 of 14 shots from the floor and finished with nine points, nine assists and four turnovers for the Clippers.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Clippers   Oklahoma City
Blake Griffin 23 Scoring Kevin Durant 35
Chris Paul 9 Assists Russell Westbrook 9
DeAndre Jordan 10 Rebounds Serge Ibaka 12
Blake Griffin 5 Free Throws Made Kevin Durant 19
Matt Barnes 4 Steals Kevin Durant 5
Matt Barnes 1 Blocks Serge Ibaka 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Clippers 111 43.0 7-20 24-33 19 45 5 16 15
Oklahoma City 117 45.6 11-23 34-39 20 44 5 12 19

Upcoming Games

  • Oklahoma City will play their next game on the road against Boston. The Thunder have a W/L % of .667 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game on the road against Brooklyn . The Clippers have a W/L % of .778 after a win and .500 after a loss.