OKC(34-25) vs Pelicans(23-37)
New Orleans Pelicans has now one of the two best forward in NBA. DeMarcus Cousin and Anthony Davis. This time Russell Westbrook and his team was up against two twin towers and it didn't effect Russ. He scored 29th Triple-Double Of a season. Now It's almost predictable that Russ will score Triple-Double in every game.
Pelicans made 7-0 run in the starting of a first half and took a lead of 6 points.
4:38 remaining in First Quarter Anthony Davis's 3-pointer gave 9 points lead to Pelicans. 2:35 remaining in quarter OKC made 8-0 run in 1:50 minutes and cut a lead to 2 points in first half.
Pelicans took a first quarter with 35-32. Anthony Davis scored 24 points in a quarter.While for OCK Russ , Kanter and Adams scored 8 points each in first half.
Cousin started 2nd quarter by making step back jump shot. 10:19 remaining in 2nd quarter , Roberson Cutting Layup shot gave 1 point lead to OKC. Moore made 2 free throws which gave lead back to Pelicans. Moore made another diving layup shot which gave 3points lead to Pelicans. 7:32 remaining in quarter , Cousin made jump shot , 5 points lead to Pelicans. 6:24 remaining , Cousin made pull up jump shot , 8 points lead to Pelicans. 6:11 remaining in quarter Abrinas made a dunk shot on Russell's ally-opp pass. Abrinas made 3pointer on next possession , cut a lead to 3 points. OKC made 7-0 run in 1 minute.
Cousin scored 18 points in 2nd quarter. A bad quarter for Russ , He scored only 2 points in quarter.After first half both teams have same points with 59-59.
OKC got third quarter with 28-25. Russ scored 10 points in 3rd quarter.It was Gibson, not Enes Kanter, who was the first man off the bench in the third quarter. Domantas Sabonis had three fouls. Thunder coach Billy Donovan wanted to give Davis a different look.
In a starting of a 4th quarter , Moore made 3 points which levelled a game for Pelicans.
2:30 remaining in last quarter of a game , A great Driving dunk by Russ on Cousin , He made two points and drew a foul. 3 points play for Russ. Cousin fouled out from a game. Russell Westbrook score 21 points in Last quarter from 31 points of OKC.
Fans suitably went beserk for Westbrook’s amazing feat, claiming the 27-year-old as an easy winner for this season’s NBA MVP award.
OKC will Face Utah Jazz while Pelicans will face Detroit Piston.
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