Behind remarkable performances from Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka, the Oklahoma City Thunder slipped past the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
After he missed the last game for the Thunder due to shoulder issues, Durant appeared to be back at full strength against the 76ers. He finished the contest with 32 points on 12-of-17 shooting to go along with 14 rebounds, 10 assists and a pair of steals. Ibaka also had a great game with 25 points on 12-of-16 shooting as well as 11 rebounds and five blocked shots. The only other Thunder players Who scored in double figures were Nick Collison and Thabo Sefolosha who finished with 12 and 11 points respectively.
Philadelphia was led by James Anderson who tallied 19 points, five rebounds and three steals. The 76ers also got solid outings from Thaddeus Young, Spencer Hawes and Evan Turner. Young put up 13 points, 10 rebounds and eight steals; Hawes contributed 14 points and six rebounds; while Turner had 15 points, six assists and five rebounds.
Brandon Davies was inactive once again because of his finger injury. It will be at least a month before he is back on the floor for the 76ers.
Philadelphia is back on the floor on Monday night as the Phoenix Suns come to town.