The Thunder hosted the Bobcats Friday night in the first game of a six-game homestand.
The team got off to their usual hot first quarter start, moving the ball well on offense, and locking up the Bobcats offense. Thunder led by 8 after 1. In the second quarter, the Thunder allowed the Bobcats to get back into the game, as well as struggling on offense. Thunder led by 2 at half. In the third quarter, the Thunder re-opened the lead, using scoring runs and good defense to stop the Bobcats. Thunder led by 9 after 3. In the fourth quarter, the Thunder blew the game open, using good shooting to maintain a double-digit lead the entire way, and the Thunder win by 17.
Kevin Durant had 25, James Harden added 21 off the bench, and Serge Ibaka had 12 points and 13 rebounds. Raptors in town Sunday. Thunder Up!!!