With the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers heading into Oklahoma City Tuesday night for a nationally televised game, the availability of Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony is still up in the air, according to Thunder coach Billy Donovan. "Their official status for Tuesday's game against the remodeled Cleveland Cavaliers is unknown, with an update expected after practice on Monday".
And then the Thunder decided to make it rain from 3-point range.
Marc Gasol led the Grizzlies with 18 points, but it was not enough as Memphis dropped its sixth straight.
Even more impressively, the club was able to set a franchise record for most three-pointers made in the first half of a game (11) and tie the franchise record for most three-pointers made in a game (16). The Thunder beat Memphis Sunday without them, and has won two out of three (including that victory over Golden State).
Grizzlies: Host the Thunder on Wednesday night. Los Angeles' turnover percentage was their largest advantage over Oklahoma City. The Thunder had just 16 assists in their first game without Westbrook Thursday.
George enjoyed his trips to the free throw line most, when much of the chanting occurred.
"It was a good start", said James, who is averaging 26.3 points to go along with 8.9 assists and 8.1 rebounds per game this season. They never looked back.
Alex Abrines added 16 points as he and George combined to shoot 9 of 17 from 3-point range. We've worked together. Where I got the most heat and truth was I played a couple of years of high school basketball in Oklahoma and my ex-teammates were sending me OKC police tweets and all of that kind of stuff, I favorited the tweet about a couple of weeks ago. Cleveland Cavaliers vs Oklahoma City Thunder live streaming, Cavaliers vs Thunder live streaming and Cavs live streaming info follows. It was amusing. I called Sam after that and said, 'That was to my buddies, that wasn't to you guys.' He laughed about it. The final games before the All Star Break, and we see two teams with two of the best players in the league. The new-look Cavaliers shook up the roster during at the February 8 NBA Trade Deadline, adding four new players and getting rid of six veterans. Paul Pierce had his jersey retired by the Celtics....