Westbrook posts triple-double as Thunder hold off Spurs

Russell Westbrook had his seventh triple-double of the season to help the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder beat the short-handed San Antonio Spurs 90-87.



Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Russell Westbrook had his seventh triple-double of the season to help the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder beat the short-handed San Antonio Spurs 90-87.

Westbrook had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for the Thunder. Steven Adams added 19 points and 10 rebounds for Oklahoma City, who won even if No 2 scorer Paul George had just eight points on two-for-17 shooting.

Dejounte Murray had 17 points and Derrick White added 16 for San Antonio. With a chance to tie it at the end, Brandon Paul missed a three-pointer and the Thunder rebounded.

Spurs starters LaMarcus Aldridge and Tony Parker sat out. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said Aldridge was rested with a minor knee issue and Parker was "dinged-up." The Spurs still are waiting for forward Kawhi Leonard's right quadriceps injury to heal.

In Miami, Stephen Curry scored 30 points, Kevin Durant added 24 and the Golden State Warriors beat the Heat 123-95.

Klay Thompson scored 19 points for the Warriors. Goran Dragic led the Heat with 20 points.

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