*The 21.6-percent field-goal shooting allowed by the Thunder in the first half is the lowest in the OKC era. The previous low was 26.8 percent against Detroit on March 13, 2012.
Despite every Charlotte player playing double-digit minutes, only rookie Jeff Taylor reached double-digits in points with 10.
Meanwhile, six Thunder players scored in double-digits between 11 and 18 points.
Thunder center Hasheem Thabeet recorded his first career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
OKC point guard Russell Westbrook played 22 minutes but still had enough time to post a double-double with 12 points and 11 assists.
Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha tied a career-high with four 3-pointers. … OKC's biggest lead was 79-25. Charlotte's biggest lead was at 2-0. … The Thunder led the Bobcats 64-24 at halftime even though the score was 6-6 halfway through the first quarter. … Before the season, Charlotte's odds of winning the NBA championship were 500-1 and the over/under on total victories was 22.5. … Before Monday night, the Bobcats' largest loss this season was 126-99 at Dallas while their largest victory was 92-76 against winless Washington.
Charlotte coach Mike Dunlap when asked what he was most concerned about after the 45-point loss to the Thunder: “I don't know about being most concerned about one thing or another, but when you get blown out like that you can go anywhere with your comments.”