Durant, Thunder Look to Ride Wave Against Clippers
After the team's best start in five years, the Thunder look to gain their sixth win. And hey, maybe it's early, but they could also move up to the sixth seed in the playoff standings.
"It feels really good," Durant said of the team's start. "If we continue to work like this, you never know what'll happen."
Russell Westbrook will try to have another stellar performance after having zero turnovers with 11 assists against San Antonio. Also, hopefully trying to have a convincing outing after having less then average play last week against the Clippers.
The Clippers big men are not great defensively outside the paint, so Krstic could easily reach double figures tonight if he can hit his mid-range jumpers.
If Krstic can hit, Westbrook stat sheet could be fantastic again since Krstic is responsible for about 60 percent of Westbrook's dishes.
Jeff Green will have a tough match-up tonight being out-sized so he'll have to depend on his perimeter shooting to help contribute tonight. Defensively, he is getting better every game and actually helped Westbrook guarding Parker and Ginobli.
The Thunder held the Clippers to a season-low 35.9 percent shooting during their last game for their second consecutive victory over Los Angeles after losing four in a row in the series.
The Clippers might be without second-year star Eric Gordon with a groin injury. He's averaging 18.9 points but has missed the past three contests.
Tip off is at the Ford Center at 6:00 CST. Bring two cans of food and get a free ticket to a future game.
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