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Adams nails 20 points in Thunder win

Adams nails 20 points in Thunder win

Steven Adams has continued his hot run of recent form with a 20-point haul for Oklahoma City Thunder in their 100-94 National Basketball Association win over Utah Jazz.

OKC came from behind to defeat the Utah Jazz 100-94 at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Russell Westbrook put up one of the best stat lines of the year with 34 points, 13 rebounds and 14 assists.

Paul George had 21 points and New Zealand center Steven Adams 20 while Carmelo Anthony added 14 for the home side.

Rookie Donovan Mitchell scored 31 points and Joe Ingles added 16 for the Jazz, who had won six straight and scored at least 106 points in each game. Leaders of the Pack: The Thunder has three players in the Top 5 league leaders as Paul George has the most steals per game (2.50), Russell Westbrook is tied for first in the National Basketball Association in assists per game (9.7) and Steven Adams has the third-best field goal percentage (.639, 106-166 FG).

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Utah led 47-39 at half-time and jumped out to an 80-68 lead heading into the final quarter.

Oklahoma City outrebounded the Jazz 23-13 in the fourth quarter.

The Raptors have now scored 100 or more points in 10 consecutive games.

Of course, while Russ may score all the points and grab all the rebounds, he wasn't the only Thunder player who made someone cry on Monday. Based on winning percentage, the Oklahoma City Thunder ranks as the fourth most winning team among the four major professional sports (NBA, NFL, MLB & NHL).


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