2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
27-18, 2nd in Northwest
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17hTim Bontemps

Westbrook not cool with Embiid after latest tussle

Russell Westbrook and Joel Embiid found another way for their personal rivalry to continue, thanks to Westbrook taking exception to a foul by Embiid with 1:46 remaining in the fourth quarter of Saturday's 117-115 victory by the Thunder.

Embiid, Westbrook not fond of each other (0:23)
George's late 4-point play saves Thunder vs. 76ers (0:38)
George, Westbrook lead Thunder in thrilling win vs. 76ers (1:05)
George: Winning shot was 'routine play' (0:35)
20h

George lifts Thunder past 76ers 117-115

Paul George converted a four-point play with 5.1 seconds left, sending Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder to a wild 117-115 victory over Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Paul George may have slipped a little in the MVP conversation the last couple weeks, but that was a big time, big time shot to punctuate a huge fourth quarter. That would have been a devastating loss for OKC and he saved them from it.

George extends OKC's lead with 3-pointer (0:15)

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

There was a pretty obvious theme for the first three quarters: When Embiid is on the floor, the Sixers are better than the Thunder. When he's not, the Thunder are better, and by a good amount.

Westbrook speeds ahead for and-1 layup (0:25)

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

OKC's bench has become a simmering issue as of late, and with Billy Donovan trying a few new rotational tweaks, it still let a double-digit lead slip to finish out the first quarter in Philly. The primary issue: Dennis Schroder has been slumping a little the last couple weeks.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Clear intent by Billy Donovan to have Steven Adams in when Joel Embiid is. Quick sub on Nerlens Noel when Embiid came back in.

Westbrook steals from Simmons, hammers it down (0:23)
0:32

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook, who has struggled at the line this season, next-questioned every question about knocking down three big free throws with 2.9 seconds left to force overtime.

Westbrook, George come to play, can't prevail in OT (1:48)
Lonzo makes mistake fouling Russ, sending game to OT (0:40)

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook has battled the free throw line all season, but after getting fouled down three with 2.9 seconds on a 3, he calmly drilled all three. Kyle Kuzma got a look to win it but missed long and to overtime it goes.

Westbrook fired up after corner 3 (0:19)
Westbrook cleans his own miss with emphatic slam (0:18)

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

The Thunder are having probably their best pure shooting game of the season, which would suggest they've built a big lead, but the Lakers are hitting them right back with some of their own.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Dennis Schroder got hit in the quad, but is good to return in the second half, per the Thunder.

Team Stats

Points Per Game113.58th
Rebounds Per Game48.13rd
Assists Per Game22.723rd
Points Allowed109.010th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-192718.600
2017-184834.585
2016-174735.573
2015-165527.671
2014-154537.549