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Thunder prevail in overtime thriller, edge Warriors

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the charge with an impressive 38-point performance as the Oklahoma City Thunder (14-7) secured a thrilling overtime victory against the Golden State Warriors (10-12) with a final score of 138-136 on Friday night.

Jalen Williams contributed 28 points, and Chet Holmgren added 21, playing key roles in the Thunder’s third consecutive triumph over the Warriors this season.

Stephen Curry showcased his brilliance with 34 points, including 10 in overtime, while Klay Thompson added 22 points. Draymond Green contributed 12 points and 13 assists before fouling out.

The Thunder capitalized on the Warriors’ 29 turnovers, scoring an impressive 35 points off those mistakes, marking the highest turnover count forced by the Thunder since the franchise moved to Oklahoma City.

The game witnessed another nail-biting finish, with Holmgren making three crucial free throws with 7.7 seconds left in regulation, leveling the score at 118.

Curry had a chance to seal the win for the Warriors, but facing strong defense from Lu Dort, he missed a 3-pointer, forcing the game into overtime.

Final 3:03 OT ENDING Warriors at Thunder | December 8, 2023
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