Oklahoma City 103, Washington 80

Date - Wednesday, March 27, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Officials - #35 Kane Fitzgerald, #12 Violet Palmer, #33 Zach Zarba
Attendance - 18203

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Washington 23 22 21 14 80
Oklahoma City 29 24 30 20 103

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 26-45 19-17 7-28 L1
Oklahoma City 53-19 32-5 21-14 W3

Recap


Thunder 103, Wizards 80: Russell Westbrook scored 21 points and Kevin Durant added 20 as host Oklahoma City eased past outmanned Washington.

Kevin Martin came off the bench to score 18 as the Thunder won their third straight to improve to 32-5 at home and remain 1 1/2 games behind San Antonio for the best record in the Western Conference.

John Wall, coming off a career-best 47-point performance, had 18 points and 12 assists but connected on only 3-of-18 from the floor for Washington, which had only eight players available.

Westbrook had 13 points in the second quarter as Oklahoma City opened a 13-point lead before settling for a 53-45 advantage at halftime en route to improving to 16-1 when holding opponents under 90 points.

Thabo Sefolosha scored the first five points of the third quarter and later hit a 3-pointer to push the lead to 70-54. The Thunder carried a 17-point edge into the fourth and slowly pulled away to snap a two-game losing streak to Washington.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Durant and Westbrook combined to hit 20-of-21 free throws as Oklahoma City finished 37-of-41 from the line. ... The Wizards were severely shorthanded for the second straight game, with Trevor Ariza (flu), Nene (knee), Martell Webster (abdomen), Bradley Beal (ankle), A.J. Price (groin) and Jason Collins (flu) all sidelined. ... Thunder G Derek Fisher missed all three of his field-goal attempts and is 0-for-17 in his last six games.

Top Game Performances

Washington   Oklahoma City
John Wall 18 Scoring Russell Westbrook 21
John Wall 12 Assists Kevin Durant 6
Emeka Okafor 10 Rebounds Kendrick Perkins 11
John Wall 12 Free Throws Made Kevin Durant 10
Garrett Temple 4 Steals Derek Fisher 2
Trevor Booker 1 Blocks Serge Ibaka 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Washington 80 32.1 5-20 21-29 17 43 2 8 17
Oklahoma City 103 46.0 8-14 37-41 20 41 8 9 16

Upcoming Games

  • Oklahoma City will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Thunder have a W/L % of .717 after a win and .789 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Orlando . The Wizards have a W/L % of .423 after a win and .333 after a loss.