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Recap - Thunder Defeat New Orleans 106-85

Oklahoma City cruised to victory on Saturday, running New Orleans out of the gym and running up a 106-85 score at Smoothie King Center.

Bettors who backed the Thunder were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 210.5.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 24 points for Oklahoma City and Jalen Williams chipped in with 21 points. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 8 assists for the Thunder, while Jalen Williams was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

New Orleans got 19 points from Brandon Ingram in a losing cause and another 16 points from CJ McCollum. CJ McCollum contributed 7 assists for the Pelicans, while Larry Nance Jr. had 13 rebounds.

The Thunder hit the break winning 60-46 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Oklahoma City as they grabbed 47 boards, while New Orleans only had 45