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Oklahoma City Thunder (29-18)


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W 117-115
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@ NY 
W 127-109
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W 123-114
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George nets 36, Westbrook 29 as Thunder tops Blazers 123-114

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A renewed focus on defense has the Oklahoma City Thunder on another winning streak.

Paul George had 36 points, eight rebounds and five steals, Russell Westbrook had a triple-double of 29 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds and the Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 123-114 on Tuesday night.

Steven Adams and Terrance Ferguson each added 14 points for Oklahoma City, which snapped a three-game losing streak to Portland at Chesapeake Energy Arena. After a stretch of losing five of six games, during which they gave up 154, 142 and 138 points in defeats, the Thunder have won three straight and moved back into third place in the fluid Western Conference standings.

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Leaders
Points: Paul George27.0
Rebounds: Russell Westbrook10.6
Assists: Russell Westbrook10.6
FG%: Steven Adams60.8%
Steals: Russell Westbrook2.38
Blocks: Jerami Grant1.38
Defense (Rank)
Points: 109.1 (11)
Rebounds: 45.4 (19)
Assists: 24.8 (21)
FG%: 45.6% (12)
FT%: 75.7% (9)
3P%: 34.6% (8)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 114.0 (6)
Rebounds: 47.9 (3)
Assists: 22.9 (22)
FG%: 45.7% (16)
FT%: 71.7% (27)
3P%: 33.8% (25)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
Denver 31 14 .689 --
Oklahoma City 29 18 .617 3.0
Portland 29 20 .592 4.0
Utah 26 22 .542 6.5
Minnesota 23 24 .489 9.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/31/2018 Donte Grantham Signed as Free Agent Two-Way Contract
12/28/2018 Raymond Felton Reinstate/Suspension
12/27/2018 Tyler Davis Waived
12/22/2018 Dennis Schroder Reinstate/Suspension
12/19/2018 Raymond Felton League Suspension One game for leaving the bench
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Injuries
Date Player Status
12/25/2018 Álex Abrines Illness
10/3/2018 Andre Roberson Left patellar tendon rehab
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