Thunder vs Kings Recap: 12/4

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The Thunder (13-3) barely squeaked out a victory over the Sacramento Kings (4-12) on the road last night thanks to a last second missed shot by The King’s Isaiah Thomas.  The Thunder tried to give away the game in the 4th quarter, but young players such as Lamb and Jackson made some big shots down the stretch to secure the 97-95 victory.  This win brings The Thunder’s win streak to 8 and they will look to extend the streak tomorrow in the second night of a back-to-back vs The Portland Trail Blazers (15-3).  As always, OK Hoops put together the best Thunder content from last night’s win.  Also be sure check out the preview for the game against The Blazers which will be posted later today.

- J.A. Sherman of SB Nation talks about OKC stumbling its’ way to a road win over The Kings.  He also gives you the overall reason The Thunder won the game and much more.

- Chuck Chaney of Thunder Obsessed blog gives a good recap of the game and grades out the team on how well they performed the keys to the game.

- Over at NewsOK and The Thunder Rumblings blog, Anthony Slater shares 5 observations from OKC’s win over Sacramento.

- Also at The Oklahoman, Anthony Slater talks about Reggie Jackson’s spark off the bench and Sacramento’s Isaiah Thomas’s monster 4th quarter performance.

- NBA.com Thunder writer Nick Gallo gives a recap of the game and shares with you some plays that don’t show up in the box score plus much more.

- At ESPN.com the Associated Press put out a release detailing the The Thunder’s win and also getting some thoughts from players and coaches from both sides.

The Other Side

- Jason Jones of The Sacramento Bee tells how The Kings rallied behind Thomas but ultimately it wasn’t enough.

- Scott Levin of A-Royal Pain blog talks about The Kings inspiring comeback and the clutch shooting from Jackson and Lamb to close the game.

Extra

- NBA.com details Kevin Durant winning Western Conference player of the month.

- Over at Balls Don’t Lie blog on Yahoo Sports, Dan Devine wrote a great article detailing what Reggie Jackson brings to The Thunder lineup.  Devine talks about Jackson’s continued improvment and showcases a ridiculous shot he made last night in the third quarter.

 

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