NBA wrap: Thunder pick up much-needed win over Pacers

first_img Rockets’ Chris Paul weighs in on MVP race between James Harden, Giannis Antetokounmpo The Pacers held a nine-point halftime lead but the Thunder went on a 24-0 run in the third quarter and held on from there. It was the most unanswered points scored by one team in the NBA this season.The 24 unanswered points by the @okcthunder was the most in the #NBA this season. #ThunderUp— NBA (@NBA) March 28, 2019Paul George finished with 31 points to lead Oklahoma City to the victory. Steven Adams chipped in 25 while Russell Westbrook recorded a triple-double — tallying 17 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds. Related News Lauri Markkanen injury update: Bulls shut down forward for season Boogie Cousins (9 PTS, 6 REB, 5 AST) goes coast-to-coast!End of 3rd Q on NBALP:#DubNation 89#GrindCity 84📱💻:— NBA (@NBA) March 28, 2019Mike Conley Jr. became the Grizzlies’ all-time leading scorer with this 3-pointer.Conley became the all-time Grizzlies scoring leader with this 3Watch on @brlive:— Bleacher Report NBA (@BR_NBA) March 28, 2019What’s nextNuggets (50-23) at Rockets (47-28) — Two of the Western Conference’s best teams will face off in Houston on Thursday. The Nuggets enter the matchup having won seven of their last eight games while the Rockets are coming off of a loss in Milwaukee. This should be a fun one.center_img Bojan Bogdanovic scored 28 points for Indiana in the losing effort.The Thunder have dropped down to seventh in the Western Conference standings during their recent slide. They’ll face the Nuggets on Friday.Meanwhile, the Pacers sit in fourth in the East.Studs of the nightSeth Curry came off the bench and tallied 20 points while hitting four of his seven 3-pointers in the Trail Blazers’ 118-98 victory over the Bulls.Kevin Durant made 12 of his 13 shots from the field and registered 28 points to help the Warriors top the Grizzlies, 118-103. Stephen Curry also scored 28 points.Suns star Devin Booker scored 50 points and grabbed 10 rebounds against the Wizards. But, Phoenix fell, 124-121. It was Booker’s second straight game with 50 or more points. Duds of the nightBulls guard Brandon Sampson shot 2 of 7 and finished with four points in his team’s loss to the Trail Blazers. He was minus-22 for the game.Justin Holiday was minus-25 and missed seven of his 10 shots in the Grizzlies’ loss.HighlightsDeMarcus Cousins with the coast-to-coast dunk. The Thunder picked up a much-needed win Wednesday.Oklahoma City topped the Pacers, 107-99, at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. It was just its second victory in its last seven games.last_img

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