Thunder vs. Warriors: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

January 19th, 2017 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

The Golden State Warriors were better than the Oklahoma City Thunder when Kevin Durant was on the latter team. They are certainly better now that No. 35 is in the Bay Area.

Durant and the Warriors overwhelmed the Thunder in the second half of Wednesday's game at Oracle Arena on the way to a 121-100 victory. Golden State handled Oklahoma City 122-96 in the first matchup this season and owns a five-game winning streak in the series after last year's Western Conference Finals showdown.

The Warriors moved to 36-6 and 20-3 at home thanks largely to a 37-22 third quarter, while Oklahoma City dropped to 1-3 in its last four games and 25-19 overall. 

Durant led the way against his former teammates with 40 points, 12 rebounds, four assists and three blocks on 13-of-16 shooting from the field and 5-of-7 shooting from three-point range. He finished plus-31, per, and was unstoppable whenever he was on the floor.

ESPN Stats & Info noted he joined some impressive company with the performance:

Stephen Curry added 24 points, eight assists and three steals, while Dray ...

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