Despite the fact, that Russell Westbrook returned on the court, the Oklahoma City Thunder (0-3) are still losing.
This time they were beaten by the Sacramento Kings (1-2) at home (120-131). Westbrook played for the first time in this season after the knee injury and was the leading Thunder’s player.
The 29-year-old point guard posted 32 points, grabbed 12 boards and made 8 assists, on 13-of-23 shooting, in 35 minutes of action. Paul George and Dennis Schroder managed 29 and 14 points, respectively.
On the other hand, Iman Shumpert poured 26 points for the Kings in their first season’s victory. He also grabbed 3 rebounds, made 4 assists and 3 steals. De’Aron Fox added 22 points and made 10 assists. The Kings were shooting at 54.9 percent from the floor.
The No. 2 overall pick, Marvin Bagley III, scored 13 points with 7 boards in 24 minutes of action.