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Date : May 24, 2024
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Thunder Use Second Half Rally to Win at Atlanta

Thunder Use Second Half Rally to Win at Atlanta

The Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 14 points down in the second half to beat the Atlanta Hawks 121-114 on Monday night at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.

The Thunder used a 19-6 run spanning the third and fourth quarters to take the lead, and never trailed after that.

OKC used a 10-3 run in the fourth to clinch it, with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scoring on a dunk on a coast-to-coast play after a steal to put the Thunder up six with 1:17 to play.

SGA led all scorers with 35 points, and was 15-for-15 from the free throw line.

As a team, the Thunder were 23-for-24 from the line.

Six Thunder players scored in double figures, with Josh Giddey scoring 17 points, and Ousmane Dieng adding 15 points off the bench with three 3-pointers.

Jalen Williams added 12 points, Luguentz Dort 11 points and 10 rebounds and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl 10 points.

Norman native and former Sooner Trae Young had a rough shooting night, making just 6-of-19 overall and 1-for-7 from three point range.

Young finished with 23 points and 10 assists, and was 10-for-11 at free throw line.

The Thunder have won three in a row and continue their five-game road trip at Memphis Wednesday night at 7:00.

By Brian Brinkley

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