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Game 30 Rapid Recap: Thunder (12-18) def. Cavs (10-21) 117-101

Game 30 Rapid Recap: Thunder (12-18) def. Cavs (10-21) 117-101

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Official Box Score

Behind Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s 31 points and 9 assists, the Thunder found their way back into the win column against Cleveland.

As a team, the Thunder shot 54 percent from the floor and 46 percent from three. Meanwhile, OKC’s defense held the Cavs to an anemic 22.9 percent from three on the game.

The story of the game was the OKC bench, which gave the Thunder a needed lift through the game. Both Hamidou Diallo (15 points) and Mike Muscala (13 points) scored in double figures off the pine. And as a whole, the Thunder racked up 42 points bench points in comparison to the Cavs reserves, who scored just 9.

Next up for the Thunder is the Miami Heat on Monday.