Paul George had Wednesday night the star player at Oklahoma City in the NBA. On the site of the Brooklyn Nets, he made 47 points and handed out 15 rebounds.
The Thunder took it with 112-114 thanks to an impressive fourth and last quarter. The visitors took a gap of 18 points is good, thanks to Paul George. That was in the slotkwart good for 25 points.
Also his teammate Russell Westbrook was on the appointment. He signed with 21 points, 17 assists and 15 rebounds for the 108th triple double of his career. Thus let Westbrook Jason Kidd behind him. Only Oscar Robertson (181 triple doubles) and Magic Johnson (138) going to him for the eternal ranking.
Oklahoma City received Wednesday his sixteenth victory of the season (against seven defeats). Only Denver (17-7) will do better in the Western Conference. The Nuggets won, under the leadership of Jamal Murray (31 pts), 118-124 (after extra time) in Orlando.
Champion Golden State is provisionally fourth in the west. The Warriors achieved a smooth 105-129 victory in Cleveland. Stephen Curry came, thanks to nine triples, from on 42 points. Kevin Durant grabbed a triple double (25 pts, 10 rebounds, 9 assists).
The LA Lakers are the number five in the Western Conference. The Californians defeated on the home field, San Antonio, 121-113. LeBron James was good for 42 points, including 20 in the last quarter.
In the Eastern Conference reinforced Toronto (21-5) his leadership position. The Raptors were with 113-102 too strong for Philadelphia, the number three in the rankings. Kawhi Leonard made 36 points for the Canadians, two less than visitor Jimmy Butler.