For those asking for Mitch McGary to come back in: He looked winded at end of his last spurt, roasted by Lillard on PnR. Needed a break.
Mitch McGary could have collected those llamas.
Mitch McGary gets to 20 points - a career high - with a layup with 9:40 left. He now has 20 pts, 9 rbs, 2 asts. OKC leads 95-82.
Mitch McGary has made nine consecutive shots vs. Blazers. He also only has two games in his NBA career where he has 9+ attempts.
New career-high for Mitch McGary: 20 points and nine rebounds in 25 minutes.
Mitch McGary with 20 points and 9 rebounds off the bench. Been a monster all night.
That's a career high 20 points to go with 9 boards for the next Dave Cowens, OKC southpaw Mitch McGary
Career-high 20 points for Mitch McGary tonight. Also has nine rebounds.
Mitch McGary has a new career-high with 20. Just 80 more to match Wilt. 9:40 left to try
After 3: Thunder 89, Blazers 78. Mitch McGary with 12 points of his 16 points in the third. Westbrook 27-10-11. Lillard 22. LA 20.
Good problem to have, but gonna be tough to keep Mitch McGary off the court when Adams/Kanter come back. Ton of young frontcourt depth.
Mitch McGary making the Blazers PNR D look like it's 2012-13
OKC rookie Mitch McGary (14 points, 6 rebounds) filling in nicely for Steven Adams
Mitch McGary is about three baskets away from getting a call to be the next SI bodypaint coverboy...
Mitch McGary with the Olajuwon-esque ball fake.
Mitch McGary dream shake leads to a Blazers timeout. OKC up 36-32.
Mitch McGary at center for the Thunder right now. Blazers staying big with Kaman and Leonard.
Mitch McGary has a bad habit of guarding no one in the pick-and-roll. Gets in no man's land between a hedge and recovering.
Asked Brooks how much 5 Mitch McGary can play: "We'll find out tonight," he said. "We're going to see the versatility that he can bring."
Man, this OKC team can be deep once everyone comes back. You even have Mitch McGary making baller moves.
There is no one that gets rim-checked more in pregame warmups than Mitch McGary.
Almost three dbl-dbls from OKC frontline: -Serge Ibaka: 16 pts, 12 rebs -Enes Kanter: 10 pts, 13 rebs -Mitch McGary: 9 pts, 10 rebs
Rough third qtr for Mitch McGary. Tweaked something on a fall, got drilled with an elbow in the nose, just got popped in top of the head.
OKC frontline in 1st half -Serge Ibaka: 12 pts, 5 rebs -Enes Kanter: 6 pts, 3 rebs -Mitch McGary: 7 pts, 7 rebs -Nick Collison: 5 pts,3 rebs
Energy never a problem with Mitch McGary. But conditioning is. Looks tired after huge spurt. Mo Williams just snuck by him for putback.
OKC's bench is popping tonight. Outscored Charlotte's 18-2 already. Mitch McGary with seven points and seven rebounds in three minutes.
Mitch McGary eating glass right now. That's now six rebounds in three minutes. Three more than anyone else in entire game.
Great spurt from Mitch McGary right now. Seven points, four rebounds in three minutes.
Mitch McGary looks like he's playing inside a dream Mitch McGary is having.
There's a guy riding a super tall unicycle shooting 3-pointers for the halftime show. No, it's not Mitch McGary.
Obviously Enes has to deal with Steven Adams for time. He'll also have to deal with Mitch McGary and Nick Collison.
Just in time for Mitch McGary to get the replacement nod.
Mitch McGary fouls out in 15 minutes. Maybe he really is Steven Adams Jr.