Box Score | The bird writes
PAUL GEORGE WAS AN ALL-STAR STARTER! Oh, and the thunder beat the pelicans on Thursday night.
Oklahoma City beat the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night with a score of 122-116. Steven Adams made a big contribution in a second quarter in which the Thunder 37-25 would win.
The Pelicans brought the Thunder lead to 118-113, two minutes from the end, but Paul George would step back three to increase the lead to 121-113 on the next possession. The Thunder defense would end the game to secure the victory.
Paul George lost 23 points, 1
Steven Adams wreaked the biggest damage in the second quarter. Adams scored 12 of his 20 points in the second frame. OKC's lead rose in the second quarter, giving the Thunder an advantage of 65-53 halftime.
The win brings the record of Oklahoma City to 30: 18-18, two games behind Denver and four games behind Golden State. Fourth Place Portland leaves Oklahoma City one and a half.
We'll find out if Russell Westbrook or Steven Adams will make the All-Star game on Feb 7 when the reserves are announced.
Next match: vs Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, January 27 at 17:00