NBA wrap: Paul George leads Thunder to win over Bucks | NBA


The Thunder and Bucks had a heated matchup in Oklahoma Metropolis on Sunday.

Whereas the Bucks (35-13) trailed by 14 on the half, a second-half surge introduced them again into the sport late. However the Thunder ended up claiming a 118-112 victory.

Paul George took over for Oklahoma Metropolis in some vital moments. He made eight of his 12 3-point makes an attempt and completed with 36 factors, together with 13 rebounds.

Giannis Antetokounmpo tallied 27 factors and 18 rebounds, however the Thunder made issues powerful for him across the rim. He was blocked a career-high seven instances within the recreation, which made all of the distinction. Oklahoma Metropolis showcased its defensive prowess, racking up 10 blocks in all.

The Thunder (31-18) pushed their successful streak to 5 video games and snapped the Bucks’ six-game successful streak.

Studs of the Night time

James Harden had 40 factors and 11 rebounds for the Rockets in a 103-98 win in opposition to the Magic.

Luka Doncic recorded his second profession triple-double for the Mavericks. He tallied 35 factors, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in a 123-120 loss to the Raptors.

Andrew Wiggins scored 35 factors because the Timberwolves fell to the Jazz, 125-111.

Ivica Zubac had 24 factors and 16 rebounds within the Lakers’ 116-102 win in opposition to the Suns.

Duds of the Night time

Russell Westbrook scored 13 factors on 5-of-20 capturing within the Thunder’s win.

Josh Richardson shot 3-of-10 from the sector in a 12-point efficiency because the Warmth beat the Knicks 106-97.


Rudy Homosexual went baseline for a slam within the Spurs’ 132-119 win over the Wizards.

Wayne Selden hung within the air on this no-look help to Bobby Portis, however the Bulls fell quick to the Cavaliers 104-101.

What’s Subsequent?

Nets (27-23) at Celtics (30-19) 7:30 p.m. ET — Brooklyn is without doubt one of the hottest groups within the Japanese Convention, as its driving a six-game successful streak whereas the Celtics misplaced an in depth recreation to the Warriors in TD Backyard on Saturday. The Nets will enter the sport instantly behind Boston within the standings.

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