The Golden State Warriors are hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder in one of the most anticipated NBA games this season on Thursday, start time at 10:30 PM ET, at ORACLE Arena.
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are going to be on the same floor with different uniforms for the first time in their existence in the NBA. The story of this game will center not only on those two superstars but also the intense rivalry of the Thunder and Warriors in the past two years. Now that Durant is with the Golden State, everybody wants to see if his former team can beat his new team.
The Oklahoma City Thunder (4-0) are coming from an 85-83 victory over the LA Clippers in which Westbrook scored 35 points and hitting the game-winning basket with 18.7 seconds left.
On the season, the Thunder are averaging 103.5 points, 51.8 rebounds and 18.8 assists per game. Defensively, the Thunder are yielding 96.5 points against the opposing teams.
For the Thunder, Westbrook leads in three major statistical categories: 37.8 points, 10.5 rebounds and 10.0 assists per game. Andre Roberson leads in steals with 2.3 and in blocks with 1.0 per game. Victor Oladipo averages 15.0 points to compliment Westbrook.
After losing their opening game to the San Antonio Spurs, the Golden State Warriors (3-1) are riding in a three-game winning streak. The Warriors just recently defeated the Portland Trail Blazers, 127-104, in which Stephen Curry scored 23 of his 28 points in the third quarter on Tuesday night.
On the season, the Warriors are averaging 113.8 points, 43.0 rebounds and 29.8 assists per game. Defensively, the Warriors are yielding 111.8 points per game against the opposing teams.
For the Warriors, Durant leads in points with 28.5, in blocks with 1.5, and in assists with 3.0 per game. Draymond Gree leads in rebounds with 11.0 and in assists with 7.8 per game. Stephen Curry averages 26.3 points nad 4.3 assists per game while Klay Thompson averages 16.8 per game.
Thunder vs Warriors game schedule info:
Date: November 3, 2016
Start Time: 10:30 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: TNT
Live Stream: NBA League Pass
Radio Coverage: ESPN Radio or check your local listing
Odds and Point Spread: -11.5 Warriors, 222.0 O/U