Grizzlies no match for OKC, trigger-happy Westbrook

Grizzlies no match for OKC, trigger-happy Westbrook

first_img[av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=”][av_heading heading=’Grizzlies no match for OKC, trigger-happy Westbrook’ tag=’h3′ style=’blockquote modern-quote’ size=” subheading_active=’subheading_below’ subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=” custom_font=”][/av_heading][av_textblock size=” font_color=’custom’ color=’#0a0a0a’]Sunday, February 5, 2017[/av_textblock][av_image src=’http://www.panaynews.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/sports-OKC.jpg’ attachment=’95530′ attachment_size=’full’ align=’center’ styling=” hover=” link=” target=” caption=’yes’ font_size=’13’ appearance=’on-hover’ overlay_opacity=’0.4′ overlay_color=’#000000′ overlay_text_color=’#ffffff’ animation=’no-animation’]Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook (0) surges past the Chicago Bulls to lead the way for OKC during their NBA clash in January. AP[/av_image] [av_textblock size=” font_color=’custom’ color=’#0a0a0a’]OKLAHOMA – For three quarters, Russell Westbrook did most of his damage passing and rebounding.Once his shot started falling, the Memphis Grizzlies were finished.Westbrook scored 19 of his 38 points in the fourth quarter and had a triple-double to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 114-102 victory Friday night.Westbrook, the NBA’s leading scorer, shot just 4 of 14 from the field in the first three quarters. He bounced back and went 4 of 6 from the floor and 9 of 9 on free throws in roughly nine minutes of action in the fourth. He scored Oklahoma City’s last 15 points, all in the final 2:35.The Thunder trailed, 89-85, when Westbrook checked back into the game, and they outscored the Grizzlies 29-13 the rest of the way.Westbrook also had 13 rebounds and 12 assists. It was his 25th triple-double this season and the 62nd of his career. His season total is the most in the NBA since Wilt Chamberlain had 31 during the 1967-68 season.Adams had 16 points and 13 rebounds, Joffrey Lauvergne scored a season-high 16 and Anthony Morrow added 15 points for the Thunder, who snapped a three-game losing streak.Westbrook clinched the triple-double on a rebound with 6:49 remaining, but the Thunder still trailed. His 3-pointer with about two minutes to go put the Thunder ahead 105-102. He drained another 3 with 1:25 left to push the lead to six, and Oklahoma City controlled the game from there. (AP)[/av_textblock][/av_one_full]last_img

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