The Warriors made a statement Saturday, dismantling the Thunder 112-80 at Oracle Arena.
Kevin Durant scored a game-high 28 points with five rebounds, and Stephen Curry added 21 points with nine rebounds and six assists. The Warriors outscored the Thunder by 25 points in the second half.
Nick Young came off the bench to score 16 points, draining 4 of 5 shots from beyond the arc. Draymond Green scored 10 points with eight assists and five rebounds.
Bulls rookie Lauri Markkanen has enjoyed a great season, but the sweet-shooting 7-footer scored just three points on 1-of-8 shooting in 32 minutes of action in a 122-104 loss to the Timberwolves. Markkanen, averaging 15 points per game, has now had two straight poor shooting nights.
Rockets (45-13) at Nuggets (33-26) 8:00 p.m. ET ‘ Denver, winners in 10 of their last 13 games, hosts a Rockets team riding an 11-game winning streak. The combination of James Harden and Chris Paul has been too much for opposing teams, and Clint Capela’s emergence in the paint has moved Houston into elite status. The Rockets are tied atop the Western Conference standings, but the Nuggets have the most underrated player in the league in Nikola Jokic, who has recorded three straight triple-doubles.
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