Game Recap: Thunder 123, Lakers 115

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After trailing by as many as 26 points, the Thunder defeated the Lakers, 123-115. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander recorded 27 points, nine rebounds and five assists for the Thunder, while Josh Giddey, the No. 6 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft from Australia, added 18 points and ten assists in the victory. Russell Westbrook tallied 20 points, 14 rebounds, 13 assists and ten turnovers for the Lakers in the losing effort, his 1st triple-double of the season and the 185th of his career. The Thunder improve to 1-4 on the season, while the Lakers fall to 2-3.

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