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Postgame Thoughts: OKC, 106 – Denver, 89

NewsOK.com Sports Staff Modified: April 12, 2013 at 6:08 pm •  Published: April 20, 2011
Oklahoma City's Nate Robinson (3) celebrates on the bench during the first round NBA basketball playoff game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, April 20, 2011, at the Oklahoma City Arena. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman

Oklahoma City's Nate Robinson (3) celebrates on the bench during the first round NBA basketball playoff game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, April 20, 2011, at the Oklahoma City Arena. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman

The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Denver Nuggets 106-89 tonight to win Game 2 of the first round of the 2011 NBA Playoffs. What did you think of the Thunder’s performance? Here’s the box score.

The Thunder didn’t get big-time scoring performances out of Kevin Durant or Russell Westbrook tonight, but the bench chipped in nicely. James Harden scored 18 points and added five rebounds. Nick Collison had 10 points and eight rebounds.

Kendrick Perkins came back from an ugly Game 1 with seven points and 11 rebounds. Serge Ibaka had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

Thunder beat writer Darnell Mayberry tweeted after the first quarter:

Maybe the best quarter of the season for the Thunder.

What did you think? Who was the player of the game? What did you think of the Thunder’s defense? Leave your thoughts in the comments below.

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