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Oklahoma City Defeats Denver 124-118 - Recap
The Thunder got a 51-point performance from Kevin Durant as Oklahoma City handed Denver a 124-118 defeat on Sunday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Oklahoma City did not, however, defeat the Nuggets against the spread, which closed at 8 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 210.5.
Oklahoma City got 40 points from Russell Westbrook and another 14 points from Serge Ibaka. Russell Westbrook contributed 9 assists, while Serge Ibaka cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Denver got 27 points from Arron Afflalo in a losing cause and another 21 points from Andre Miller. Andre Miller contributed 10 assists for the Nuggets, while Al Harrington had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 58-53 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 51 boards, while Oklahoma City only had 44.
Next game, Oklahoma City takes its act home to face New Orleans looking for another win. For Denver, they head home to face Minnesota.