West­brook’s triple-dou­ble leads Thun­der past Nets

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - SPORTS -

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.

Tip-ins

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.

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