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Russell Westbrook Dominates the Knicks, Grabs 27th Triple-Double

Russell Westbrook Dominates the Knicks, Grabs 27th Triple-Double

Despite a very shaky start for the Thunder, Russell Westbrook and his teammates were able to rally and ultimately win 116-105 last night. Westbrook posted his 27th triple-double of the season, scoring 38 points, grabbing 14 boards, and notching 12 assists. Westbrook shot 13-of-22 (including 3-of-5 threes) and added three steals but turned the ball over six times.

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The Knicks set off to a blazing start, leading 16-2 in the early going. Carmelo Anthony hit his first seven shots and scored 19 points in the quarter, leading the Knicks to a 39-27 first quarter.

In the second quarter the lead ballooned to 17 before the Thunder rallied back to take a 62-60 lead at the half. The Knicks shot 56% in the first half, but managed just 40% in the second half.

Victor Oladipo scored 21 points, grabbed four rebounds, and dishing two assists. Jerami Grant scored 13 points, adding five boards, two assists, two blocks, and a steal.

Carmelo Anthony led the way with 30 points, four rebounds, and four assists, Derrick Rose scored 25 points and dished out seven assists.

The Thunder improve to 32-25, while the Knicks fall to 23-34.The Thunder take on the Lakers on Friday the 24th in Oklahoma City. Tipoff is at 7 P.M.

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