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Knicks vs. Thunder – NBA Game Recap – November 21, 2022

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OKLAHOMA CITY — — Jalen Brunson scored a season-high 34 points while RJ Barrett and Julius Randle had 25 points each to steer the Recent York Knicks to a 129-119 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night.

Just eight days ago, the Thunder beat the Knicks in Madison Square Garden, scoring 145 points including 79 within the opening half. But this time, Recent York held Oklahoma City’s offense in check for the majority of the sport.

The Knicks took control within the second quarter with Immanuel Quickley coming off the bench to attain 12 of his 18 points as Recent York built a double-digit lead, and so they eventually stretched it to 16 when the starters returned.

Randle had 16 of his points on the half to cleared the path because the Knicks were up 11 on the break. Randle finished with a double-double, leading all rebounders in the sport with 11.

Brunson took over within the third quarter, scoring a dozen of his points because the Knicks maintained that halftime advantage heading into the ultimate period. The off-season free agent signee reached his Knicks high total by hitting 13 of 14 of his two-point shot attempts, missing the just one in the ultimate minute.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder with 30 points and Lu Dort added 24. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for Oklahoma City against the Knicks.

TIP-INS

Knicks: Finish the five game West road swing 3-2 after losing the previous two games.

Thunder: Had been leading the league in third quarter scoring differential (+4.2) but they did not cut into the Knicks halftime lead tonight.

UP NEXT

Knicks: Host Trail Blazers on Friday.

Thunder: Host Nuggets on Wednesday.

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