Thunder big man Serge Ibaka filled up the stat sheet, scoring 24 points on 10-of-17 shooting while grabbing eight rebounds, a steal and two blocks in 29 minutes of play. Point guard Eric Maynor hit three-of-four from beyond the arc, scoring 13 points while reigning NBA Sixth Man of the Year James Harden made 2-of-17 shots from the floor but still reached 13 points for the game along with seven rebounds and seven assists.
Perry Jones III, the rookie forward out of Baylor, also reached double figures with 14 points (7-of-14 shooting from the field) and four rebounds.
Forward Carlos Boozer led the Bulls with 24 points on 11-of-20 shooting, along with 12 rebounds and five assists. Also scoring in double figures for Chicago were Joakim Noah (15 points, 10 boards), Luol Deng (21 points, 5-of-12 shooting) and Richard Hamilton (13 points, 4-of-14 from the floor). In total, the Bulls outshot the Thunder from the floor, 42.1 percent to 39 percent.