Oklahoma Thunder made home advantage count big time in their latest NBA clash against visitors Portland to rack up their fattest winning margin of the season, 34 points.
No less than seven players scored double figures, led by Enes Kanter’s 26, as the Trail Blazers, who are on course for a record number of wins in a season including the destruction of the reigning NBA champions, and with only six losses to show until now, crashed and burned.
It was the first time since January 3rd that neither Portland’s four time NBA top scorer Kevin Durant or Russel Westbrook led the scoring.
Oklahoma are on a seven-game winning streak themselves, and with the playoffs looming all top eight teams in the northwestern division need to secure a place in the table high enough to get a favourable draw.
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