Daily Archives: November 29, 2018

Thunder At A Glance – 29 November 2018

 

Nick Gallo (OKCThunder.com) recaps the Thunder’s win last night, focusing on their dominance in the paint: “All season long the Thunder’s priority defensively has been to contest well at the three-point line and force opponents to make tough shots over length on the move inside the arc. Tonight that strategy worked nearly to perfection. Cleveland may have knocked down 9 threes, but only attempted 23 for the game. Down low, the Thunder blocked 11 shots and forced the Cavaliers into 16-of-43 shooting (37.2 percent) in the paint.”

Royce Young (ESPN) on Russell Westbrook tying Jason Kidd for 3rd all-time in career triple-doubles: “Westbrook recorded his second consecutive triple-double and his third of the season, and he now trails only Oscar Robertson (181) and Magic Johnson (138) on the all-time list. To match Kidd, Westbrook needed just 760 games as compared to 1,247 for Kidd.” Continue reading Thunder At A Glance – 29 November 2018