Westbrook’s triple-double leads Thunder past Nets
Russell Westbrook had 30 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds in his fourth triple-double of the season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Brooklyn Nets 124-105 on Friday night.
Westbrook made 13 of 21 shots and had just three turnovers. It was the 41st triple-double of his career.
Victor Oladipo scored 26 points and Steven Adams added 15 for the Thunder, who won their second straight after a four-game losing streak. Oklahoma City shot 55.1 percent from the field and outrebounded the Nets 46-30.
Brook Lopez scored 22 points, and Bojan Bogdanovic and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson each added 13 for the Nets, who lost their third straight. Brooklyn scored 40 points in the first quarter but never managed more than 23 in a period the rest of the way.
Nets: Former Thunder guard Randy Foye started and scored two points in 15:30 . ... Lopez matched a career high for 3-pointers in a game.