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Steven Adams averaging 8.9 points and 9.1 rebounds in 26.2 minutes over his last seven games.
Russell Westbrook averaged 2.6 three-point attempts in the Thunder's last eight wins. He's averaged 8.0 3PA in the last two losses.
Westbrook on 3s: "It's not always a great shot for myself or my team. So I've got to do a better job of taking those out."
Westbrook says he's taking too many 3s: "I need to stop taking as many as I'm taking, to tell you the truth."
Kevin Durant did not practice today. Scott Brooks says he'll be a gametime decision against the Blazers on Tuesday.
Kevin Durant did not practice today. Scott Brooks says the team likely won't know if he's ready until the day of the game.
Kevin Durant (ankle) did not practice today. His status for the Portland game is still up in the air.
Russell Westbrook asked if it matters to him who the Blazers use to guard him: "No. It doesn't."
Let me stop you right there: No, the Thunder should not sign Josh Smith.
Marshawn Lynch is a damn beast
Serge Ibaka on Anthony Davis' 38 points: http://t.co/ehWc3pev0a
More Westbrook: http://t.co/Omy58PE3et
More Westbrook: "It's one game, so I'm not 'bout to keep answering questions about me not passing now when we lose."
Russell Westbrook was rather bristly after the game: http://t.co/tnSSvK5vxd
Westbrook: "When we won eight in a row nobody said nothing about not passing so I don't want to hear it now."
Russell Westbrook: "When we won 8 in a row, nobody said nothing about not passing. So I don't want to hear it now."
Russell Westbrook's hat is the same pattern as his shirt. This is my biggest takeaway from the game tonight.
Anthony Davis combined for 63 points and 22 rebounds in the two Thunder-Pelicans matchups this year. Serge Ibaka combined for 12 and 11.
The Thunder went scoreless in the final 3:45. In that time, Russell Westbrook went 0-of-6 shooting and turned it over once.
Westbrook misses short on a 3, as the Pelicans win 101-99. Westbrook 29-5-8, Jackson 19-6-5, Adams 12 and 10 rebounds.
Thunder lose at home to the Pelicans. Fall to 13-15 on the season.
Final: Pelicans 101, Thunder 99.
I feel a strong disturbance in the force that this possession will end up with Russell Westbrook shooting a 3.
Thunder ball down two, 10.0 seconds left.
Third double-double of the season for Steven Adams. has 12 and 10 tonight.
Anthony Davis with 38 and 10 now. Pelicans up two late.
How many point guards can attack Anthony Davis at the rim, and win? One. The answer is one.
Serge Ibaka has been awful defending the pick-and-roll tonight. It's simple screen-and-roll stuff, and Davis is just killing him.
Anthony Morrow is shaking his arm still, but appears to be OK.
Another huge game from Reggie Jackson, picking up the scoring slack with Durant out -- 19 points, six boards, five assists.
Anthony Morrow appears to have hurt his right shoulder.
Thunder lead 81-76 after three. Westbrook 24-5-8, Jones 12 (10 in the third), Jackson 10.
End 3Q: Thunder up 81-76 on the Pelicans. Outscored the Pelicans 33-23 in the third.
Really nice bounce back from Perry Jones after an oh-fer of a game against the Lakers: 12 points on 5-8 shooting in 18 minutes.
Russell Westbrook isn't happy right now about being subbed for.
Russell Westbrook has at least 20-5-5 in 11 of the 12 games since he's been back. 22 pts, 7 asts, 5 rebs tonight midway through 3rd.
Crowd stands in unison yelling "THREEEEE!" as the ball finds Andre Roberson in the corner. Annnnnnd airball.
Nice spurt from Perry Jones. Has eight points in the quarter, 10 in the game. Thunder within one.
Pelicans lead the Thunder 53-48 at half. Westbrook 14 and 5 assists, Jackson 7, Adams 7 and 5 rebounds.
Halftime: Thunder down 53-48 to the Pelicans. Russell Westbrook: 14 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds. ADavis: 21 and 7
For whatever reason, the Thunder just cannot guard the Pelicans. Was the same story three weeks ago.
Anthony Davis in 15 first half minutes vs OKC: 21 points, 7 rebounds, 2 blocks, 9/12 FG. Best player on the floor.
This should be an interesting jumpball: Russell Westbrook v Anthony Davis. Westbrook may be only person in world who believes he'll win.
Russell Westbrook spends a solid 40 percent of every game SMHing his teammates.
Russell Westbrook to Serge Ibaka on that failed alley-oop connection: "Jump! Come on man!"
Nick Collison has missed his last 13 3-pointers. Hasn't made one since Nov. 19. Gonna be hard to catch Ray Allen doing that.
Jeremy Lamb is 1-of-18 from three in his last eight games.
Kevin Durant's not on the bench tonight because he's icing his ankle on and off throughout the game. He's sitting near the tunnel.
Kevin Durant not on the bench tonight. Apparently he's in the back, icing on and off.
Rough start for Serge Ibaka. Missed his first three shots. Davis going off for 13 and 7 in first quarter. Ibaka just got T'd.
Russell Westbrook's first 10 minutes: 9 points, 5 assists, 4/6 FG
Westbrook picks Anthony Davis in the post, then goes the length of the floor for an and-1 layup. Ridiculous, absurd, ridiculous.
Anthony Davis: 12 points in six minutes. Pelicans up 17-15 early.
No brace on Russell Westbrook's right hand tonight. First time he's been without it.
Luke Babbitt goes to the barber and says, "Yeah, give me the Ken Burns please."
Shoutout to the dude courtside wearing a Steven Adams jersey over his dress shirt http://t.co/baSQiJg6FE
No protective cover for Russell Westbrook on his right hand tonight.
Kendrick Perkins is a go tonight.
Scott Brooks on Perry Jones: "Tonight will be a great game for him. He’s going to start. The minutes are there to be had."
Either Kevin Durant or Anthony Davis have been inactive in five of the last six Thunder-Pelicans games --> :(
Kendrick Perkins said "hell yeah, I'll play tonight," so sounds like he's a go.
Kendrick Perkins is being checked right now to see if he'll be able to play tonight. Gametime decision.
Kendrick Perkins is a game time decision tonight. Missed last game with a knee contusion.
Brooks says Durant being out isn't related to the sprain being on his right foot. Says if it was his left, he'd still be sitting.
Perry Jones will start in place of Durant again. Asked Scott Brooks if he needs more out of PJ3: "Yeah...yeah"
Scott Brooks says Durant is still day to day, but is "definitely feeling better today than yesterday."
Scott Brooks says Kevin Durant (ankle) will not play tonight. Doesn't know how much longer.
Kevin Durant (ankle) will not play tonight against the Pelicans, says Scott Brooks.
Kevin Durant will NOT play against the Pelicans tonight.
They've lowered the Pelicans goal, I assume so that Jimmer can get a few dunks in: http://t.co/CUGG3EyKiq
Kevin Durant's status for tonight's game will not be known until about 90 minutes before tipoff when Scott Brooks speaks with reporters.
GTA all night
Here is a lad with absolute class. Good from him. http://t.co/MbJE13mz7o
Clarifying: The Thunder has not yet ruled out Kevin Durant for Sunday's game against the Pelicans. Still a chance he plays.