THUNDER BOOM PAST WARRIORS IN OT 130-123
The Warriors dominated through the first half and seemed on the verge of winning midway through the third. This was when they led by 18 points. But the Thunder stepped up on defense and went on a 22-6 run to cut the deficit to two points entering the fourth.
Gilgeous-Alexander led the charge by scoring 32 points after the first half, including 10 in overtime.
Golden State's Andrew Wiggins' go-ahead 3-pointer with less than two seconds remaining in regulation provided the difference the Warriors had been looking for all night. Instead, the Thunder forced overtime in a frenzied sequence. With only 1.6 seconds left on the clock, Oklahoma City rookie Chet Holmgren grabbed the inbound pass and drained a game-tying shot from deep to beat the final buzzer.
Andrew Wiggins scored a season-high 31 points and was 12 of 19 with five 3s. Steph drained down five 3s and had 25 points. With that loss the Warriors fall to 1-6 on their home floor this season.
Chet Holmgren scored a season-high 36 points and added 10 rebounds and five assists, and Jaylin Williams scored 22 points and added six rebounds, while Gilgeous-Alexander added 40 points, six rebounds and six assists.When asked about the game-tying shot by Holmgren and the ot win SGA simply stated, “It felt like a movie in the moment."
With a dynamic duo of SGA and Holmgren, the Thunder are one of the most exciting young teams in the NBA right now.