Kevin Durant gets first career triple-double in Thunder win over WarriorsPosted by Inside Hoops
Kevin Durant notched his first career triple-double with 25 points, 13 rebounds and a career-high 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 119-109 on Sunday night.
The three-time NBA scoring champion has had growing pains this season as he has tried to improve his floor game, with a bump in his assist number coinciding with an increase in his turnovers, too. He came in averaging four turnovers per game, the fourth-worst in the league…
Stephen Curry led the Warriors with 22 points, and David Lee chipped in 19 points and 10 rebounds.
– Reported by Jeff Latzke of the Associated Press
InsideHoops.com Notes: Russell Westbrook was a monster today, shooting 12-of-22 for 30 points, seven assists and five steals. The Thunder also got 23 points and five assists from Kevin Martin off the bench. Forward Serge Ibaka added 16 points, eight rebounds and two blocks… OKC hit 13-of-20 from three-point range and 22-of-26 from the free throw line… In the loss, the Warriors shot an impressive 52.4 percent.