In a thrilling matchup, the Oklahoma City Thunder orchestrated a stunning comeback against Steph Curry’s Golden State Warriors, securing a 130-123 overtime victory.
Despite trailing by 18 points, the Thunder’s dynamic duo of Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Chet Holmgren shone brightly, combining for an impressive 76 points and extending the team’s winning streak to four games.
SGA put on a MASTERCLASS performance in OKC’s overtime win against the Warriors 💪
🔥 40 PTS
🔥 7 REB
🔥 6 AST
🔥 62% FG pic.twitter.com/e96UQtlLid
— NBA (@NBA) November 19, 2023
Overtime saw Gilgeous-Alexander’s brilliance as he scored eight consecutive points, including a pivotal block against Stephen Curry’s 3-point attempt.
This defensive effort led to a transition basket, securing a 128-123 lead for the Thunder.
What an ending. Wiggins. Chet. OT. pic.twitter.com/oMV7wndBgA
— Chinondu Wokocha (@ChinonduW) November 19, 2023
The regulation period featured a dramatic exchange, with Andrew Wiggins appearing to seal the game with a 3-pointer, only for Holmgren to nail a buzzer-beating shot, forcing overtime.
— Bally Sports Oklahoma (@BallySportsOK) November 19, 2023
Holmgren’s career-high 36 points and 10 rebounds showcased his impact, while Wiggins led the Warriors with 31 points.
Jalen Williams played a crucial role in the Thunder’s comeback, contributing 22 points, including a game-tying jumper in the fourth quarter.
Stephen Curry’s return added intensity to the game, with Curry amassing 25 points.
Steph Curry hyping up the Chase Center after the stop-and-pop bucket 😮💨🔥
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPoints) November 19, 2023
Despite being the third matchup between the teams, it marked the first clash between Curry and Gilgeous-Alexander, with the latter outdueling the Warriors’ star with a stellar 40-point performance.
The Thunder faced defensive challenges as Lu Dort focused on Curry, allowing Klay Thompson to contribute 16 points and three 3-pointers. The Warriors shot 18-of-46 from beyond the arc, showcasing their outside shooting prowess.
While the Warriors held an 18-point lead in the third quarter, the Thunder responded with an 8-0 run, narrowing the gap. Gilgeous-Alexander’s 15 points in the third quarter played a crucial role in the comeback.
Next on the agenda for the Thunder is a faceoff against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center, with aspirations of claiming their 10th win and achieving a remarkable fifth consecutive victory this season.