Oklahoma City 105, Sacramento 95

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, January 25, 2013 10:00 PM
Location - Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, California
Officials - #24 Mike Callahan, #35 Kane Fitzgerald, #26 Pat Fraher
Attendance - 15022

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Oklahoma City 27 31 28 19 105
Sacramento 30 21 16 28 95

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oklahoma City 34-10 19-3 15-7 W1
Sacramento 16-28 12-12 4-16 L3

Recap

Thunder 105, Kings 95: Kevin Durant collected 24 points and 11 rebounds as visiting Oklahoma City overcame a shaky start and took down Sacramento.

Russell Westbrook added 18 points and 14 assists and Kevin Martin hit four 3-pointers en route to 24 points off the bench for the Thunder, who improved to 3-2 on their current six-game road trip.

Tyreke Evans had 16 points while DeMarcus Cousins and Jason Thompson added 14 apiece for the Kings, who were outscored 96-72 in the final 41 minutes of the contest after coming out on fire in the first quarter.

Cousins grabbed an offensive rebound and put it back in to give Sacramento a 23-9 lead with 5:09 left in the first quarter. Oklahoma City ended the first quarter on an 18-7 run to trim the deficit to 30-27 by the end of the frame and took the lead for good when Durant’s free throws made it 44-43 with 3:58 remaining in the first half.

The Thunder would take a 58-51 lead into the locker room and used a 10-0 burst in the third quarter to stretch the gap to 86-61. Martin’s final 3-pointer kept the lead at 21 points with 4:26 left and allowed Oklahoma City to empty the bench.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Thunder finish up their six-game road trip at the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. … Cousins grabbed eight rebounds, snapping a six-game double-double streak. … The game marked a battle between the former Seattle SuperSonics (Oklahoma City) and the possible future Sonics. Sacramento’s owners are awaiting approval from the NBA’s Board of Governors on a sale of the team to a group of Seattle-based investors.

Top Game Performances

Oklahoma City   Sacramento
Kevin Durant 24 Scoring Tyreke Evans 16
Russell Westbrook 14 Assists James Johnson 4
Kevin Durant 11 Rebounds DeMarcus Cousins 8
Kevin Durant 9 Free Throws Made Jason Thompson 4
Kevin Durant 3 Steals Marcus Thornton 4
Serge Ibaka 2 Blocks James Johnson 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Oklahoma City 105 48.7 6-23 25-30 27 47 6 10 20
Sacramento 95 41.9 8-15 15-21 15 39 3 11 18

Upcoming Games

  • Sacramento will play their next game on the road against Denver. The Kings have a W/L % of .353 after a win and .370 after a loss.
  • Oklahoma City will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers . The Thunder have a W/L % of .735 after a win and .900 after a loss.