Thunder Throttle Bulls
(OKLAHOMA CITY) — The Oklahoma City Thunder proved too much for the Chicago Bulls on Sunday.
Kevin Durant had 19 points and 16 rebounds, and the Thunder rolled to a 102-72 win over the Bulls at Chesepeake Bay Arena.
The Thunder (41-15) also got double-doubles from Russell Westbrook and Serge Ibaka in the lopsided victory.
Defensively, Oklahoma City held the Bulls to the worst shooting performance in the NBA this season at 29 percent (25-86). Luol Deng had 13 points to lead the Bulls.
“We made them miss tonight. We got a hand up, we clogged the paint. We just made the second and third efforts, and once we do that, we’re a pretty good defensive team,” Durant said.
The Thunder outscored the Bulls 31-18 in the third quarter to pull away.
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