The Oklahoma City Thunder got 18 first-half points from Russell Westbrook and take a 51-46 lead into halftime over a Washington Wizards club that played pretty well in the first half. The Wizards are 1-12 this season but actually took the lead late in the second quarter before the Thunder charged back in front.
Westbrook scored his 18 points on 8-12 shooting and also handed out five assists in the first half. Kevin Durant hit 6-12 field goal attempts and finished with 14 points but had an uncharacteristic five turnovers in the first half. James Harden pitched in eight points off the bench in the first half.