OKC Runs Past Golden State, Continues Dominance Of NBA Contenders

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Tuesday night’s win over Golden State shows just how good OKC can be.

OAKLAND – Did you hear the Thunder a few nights ago! It happened late Tuesday night after OKC’s win against the Warriors, 125-105. It’s the second time that the Thunder have dominated the Warriors and, this time, they did it on the road … and without Andre Roberson (knee) and Carmelo Anthony (ankle).

Russell Westbrook and Paul George led the Thunder with a combined 72 points. Westbrook dished out 9 assists, and George was locked-in defensively with 6 steals.

The Thunder limited the Warriors to 28% shooting from beyond the arc, forced 25 turnovers, and had a 38-12 advantage in points-off-turnovers. The Warriors never led.

“Tonight, we put a full game together,” Carmelo Anthony said after the game. “It was clicking on all cylinders, offensively, defensively, I mean we put it together every game like that we’re a tough team to beat.”

The Thunder are 5-0 with a 16.6 average victory margin v. the Cavs, Raptors, Rockets, and Warriors.

OKC now stands 5th in the West, 3 games behind the Spurs. If the Thunder can continue playing like they did Tuesday night in Oakland, there’s no telling how far this team can go.


All data updated as of Feb 8. Sources: MSN Sport, Basketball-Reference.com, Mercurynews.com, NBA.com


About Foulette Gunao

NBA fan and sportswriter, I enjoy writing because I can express my opinions and ideas. I’m very passionate about sports, particularly basketball analysis. My favorite teams are the Oklahoma City Thunder, Los Angeles Lakers, Toronto Raptors, and New York Knicks. My favorite players are Russell Westbrook, Kobe Bryant, DeMar DeRozan and Kristaps Porzingis. TSC is a blessing for me and I’m thankful to be part of the team, I’m able to share my knowledge about sports. It also gives me an opportunity to improve as a writer in the sports industry.

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