Oklahoma City 102, Phoenix 90

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, January 14, 2013 9:00 PM
Location - US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Officials - #70 Brent Barnaky, #27 Dick Bavetta, #9 Derrick Stafford
Attendance - 14951

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Oklahoma City 21 30 21 30 102
Phoenix 24 21 23 22 90

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oklahoma City 30-8 18-3 12-5 W4
Phoenix 13-27 10-10 3-17 L1

Recap

Thunder 102, Suns 90: Kevin Durant exploded for 19 of his 41 points in the fourth quarter and Russell Westbrook added 36 and eight rebounds as visiting Oklahoma City picked up its fourth straight win.

Kevin Martin scored 12 points off the bench and Kendrick Perkins grabbed 13 rebounds as the Thunder completed a sweep of a three-game road trip. They will head back home for one game before embarking on another six-game trek starting Friday.

Shannon Brown scored 21 points and Marcin Gortat collected 19 and 15 boards for the fading Suns, who have dropped 12 of their last 14 games.

Phoenix was within 72-68 at the end of the third quarter before Durant began to take over. The All-Star forward scored the first seven points of the fourth quarter for Oklahoma City and nine of the first 10 as it began to pull away.

Sebastian Telfair brought the Suns back within 82-77 on a 3-pointer with 6:41 left but Westbrook scored five straight and Durant buried a 3-pointer to push the lead to double digits. Seven straight points from Durant, capped by a traditional three-point play, made it 97-81 with 2:23 to play.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Thunder were playing their third straight game without F Serge Ibaka (chest contusion). Nick Collison started in his place and scored two points in 16 minutes. … Phoenix G Jared Dudley (wrist) missed his second consecutive game. … Durant has averaged 38.7 points in the last three games.

Top Game Performances

Oklahoma City   Phoenix
Kevin Durant 41 Scoring Shannon Brown 21
Russell Westbrook 5 Assists Luis Scola 5
Kendrick Perkins 13 Rebounds Marcin Gortat 15
Kevin Durant 9 Free Throws Made Marcin Gortat 5
Kevin Martin 3 Steals Shannon Brown 1
Kevin Durant 2 Blocks Michael Beasley 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Oklahoma City 102 47.6 5-17 17-22 16 42 6 9 11
Phoenix 90 41.7 9-25 11-18 18 48 7 3 15

Upcoming Games

  • Phoenix will play their next game at home against Milwaukee. The Suns have a W/L % of .357 after a win and .308 after a loss.
  • Oklahoma City will play their next game at home against Denver. The Thunder have a W/L % of .767 after a win and .875 after a loss.