Wednesday, 8 March 2017

NBA : Russell Westbrook's Career High 58 points not Enough To Save OKC Against Portland Trailblazer.

              OKC(35-29)     Vs     Portland(27-35)

OKC lost their 4th straight game , Russell Westbrook scored 58 points in a game.

              Once again Russell Westbrook delivered a great performance by scoring 58 points in a game against Portland. But This time he missed some important shot when it needed most. He missed two open mid range shots and one open 3 pointer.


              Victor Olidipo played his first game after coming back from injury. He missed last six game.

               Thunder took a 11 points lead in first half and after first half OKC had 6 points lead. but Portland outscored OKC in Third quarter with 13 points and took a lead of 7 points.

               Russell Westbrook scored season high 28 points in first half. He made 6 3-pointers from 9.

                4:03 remaining in 4th quarter , Westbrook hit a jumper and cut a lead to 33 points and in next possession Westbrook provide an assist to Roberson who made 2 points with running dunk shot and cut a lead by just 1 point. 2:36 remaining in 4th quarter Westbrook made 2 free throws but in Next one Russ missed 1 and scored 1 free throw. He missed a chance to take a lead in a game.

               55 seconds remaining in 4th , Nurkic made driving layup shot which gave 2 points lead to Portland but before this Russell Westbrook missed open mid range shot. and after Nurkic scored Russ missed one mid range and one open 3-pointer. In this season he made many clutch shots but this time he was unlucky. He missed three shots. OKC lost a game 126 - 121. 

               Westbrook said ,"I just missed them , Made them all game, missed that one. But it's all right. It is frustrating. But at the same time, we put ourselves in that position. We should be defending at a high level. Those are definitely shots I will live with because I will make them 9 out of 10. I just happen to miss that one."

                Thunder coach Billy Donovan said ,"I thought he played an unbelievable game tonight , I thought he was absolutely incredible."

                7 Portland Trailblazer scored in double figure.

                Next Game For OKC : OKC Vs San Antonio Spurs

                Next Game For Trailblazer : Trailblazer Vs 76ers

                For OCK :

Player Position MinPointsRebAstStlBlk
Russell Westbrook G35583931
Victor OladipoG25165000
Andre RobersonF3596000
Enes Kanter17117100

                For Portland :

Noah VonlehF21115200
Jusuf NurkicC24178410
CJ McCollumG37212000
Damian LillardG36223810
Allen Crabbe28234200
Meyers Leonard19121100
Al-Farouq Aminu29127013

                Full scorecard : Click Here



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