The winning streak was stopped at one game as the Philadelphia 76ers fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-91 on Friday night.
Russell Westbrook led the charge for Oklahoma City with 27 points on 8 of 14 shooting from the floor. He added seven assists, five rebounds and a pair of steals in his third game back from injury. Serge Ibaka and Jeremy Lamb also made solid contributions to the winning effort. Ibaka had 19 points on 5 of 8 shooting to go along with four boards and three blocks while Lamb had 15 points on 6 of 7 shooting, including 3 for 3 from deep. Kevin Durant struggled with just 10 points and six rebounds for the 6-13 Thunder.
Robert Covington carried the scoring load for the Sixers with 21 points on 8 of 13 shooting as well as six rebounds off the bench. Michael Carter-Williams and Nerlens Noel chipped in with double-doubles. Carter-Williams had 16 points and 14 assists as well as seven rebounds and three steals while Noel had 11 points and 10 boards.
Brandon Davies played a season-low 4:59 and totaled one point while missing his only field goal attempt, but did knock down 1 of 2 shots from the foul line. He added an offensive rebound as well as a turnover and a pair of fouls.
Up next for Davies and the 76ers is a Saturday night contest with the Detroit Pistons.