Jesse Johnson-US PRESSWIRE
Oklahoma City had four players score in double figures, as they defeated Portland 106-92.
The Oklahoma City Thunder was led by Russell Westbrook's 32 points, as they got past the Portland Trail Blazers 106-92. The Thunder rebounded nicely after falling to the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night. The game was close throughout, but the Thunder ultimately pulled away when Kevin Martin hit a three-point shot during an 11-2 run that gave the Thunder a 95-81 with 4:05 remaining.
The offense came alive for the Thunder as they had three other players score in double-digits. Kevin Durant had 23 points, Martin had 19 and Nick Collison scored 12 points. The Thunder offense 51 percent from the field, and were aggressive in attacking the basket which resulted in earning 32 free throws, of which 23 were made.
The defense played equally as well by holding Portland to just 36 percent of the field. The Trail Blazers did manage to get four players in double figures from LaMarcus Aldridge who scored 22 points, and rookie Damian Lillard had 21 points.