Box Score Bulletin’: Nov. 24

Nov 24, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) passes the ball during the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wachovia Center. The Thunder defeated the Sixers 116-109 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE

Welcome all stat geeks! “Box Score Bulletin’” is sifting through, analyzing and summarizing all of the NBA box scores from the previous day and night, so you don’t have to! So sip your coffee and enjoy the good, the bad and the ugly…

Thunder (10-4) 116 @ 76ers (7-6) 109 – OT

  • Leading scorers: OKC – Kevin Durant 37, PHI – Thaddeus Young 29.
  • Kevin Durant played an unbelievable 50 minutes, finishing with 37 points (10-22 FG, 15-17 FT), 8 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 steals and 3 blocks.
  • Russell Westbrook poured in 30 points and 9 assists.
  • Serge Ibaka posted solid numbers once again with 18 points (8-12 FG) and 9 rebounds, with 8 of those boards coming on the offensive glass.
  • Thaddeus Young had a monster game with 29 points (13-23 FG) and 15 rebounds in 44 minutes.

Bobcats (7-5) 108 @ Wizards (0-11) 106 – 2OT

  • Leading scorers: CHA – Byron Mullens 27, WAS - Martell Webster 21.
  • Byron Mullens got back to shooting the three ball, but was making them this time. He finished with 27 points (9-15 FG, 5-11 3PT) and 8 rebounds.
  • Kemba Walker struggled from the field, going 3 for 17, finishing with 12 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists.
  • The Wizards combo of Bradley Beal and Jordan Crawford combined to shoot 7 for 27 from the field.
  • Chris Singleton had 13 points, 12 rebounds and 4 steals off the bench.
  • The Wiz did outrebound the Bobcats 53-40, but still couldn’t get the win.

Clippers (8-5) 93 @ Hawks (8-4) 104

  • Leading scorers: LAC – Blake Griffin 22, ATL – Jeff Teague, Zaza Pachulia 19.
  • Blake Griffin (22 pts, 11 rebs, 7 asts) and Chris Paul (19 pts, 5 rebs, 7 asts, 7 stls) had great all around games for the Clips in the losing effort.
  • The Hawks were led by double doubles from the deadly duo of Jeff Teague (19 pts, 11 asts) and Zaza Pachulia (19 pts, 12 rebs).
  • The Clippers outscored the Hawks 33-19 in the final quarter and still lost by 11 points.

Cavaliers (3-10) 108 @ Heat (10-3) 110

  • Leading scorers: CLE – Jeremy Pargo, Dion Waiters 16, MIA – LeBron James 30.
  • LeBron did his thing with 30 points (10-16 FG), 6 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • Ray Allen had 17 off the Heat bench on 6-11 shooting (3-5 3PT).
  • The Cavs had 8 players score in double figures.
  • Anderson Varejao posted yet another double double of 10 points and 15 rebounds (also 4 assists and 4 steals).

Lakers (7-7) 115 @ Mavericks (7-7) 89

  • Leading scorers: LAL – Kobe Bryant, Metta World Peace, Antawn Jamison 19, DAL – Vince Carter 16.
  • The Lakers crushed the Mavs on the boards, outrebounding them 61-39.
  • They also had their most balanced team output of the season so far with points scored (Bryant, World Peace, Jamison 19, Howard 15, Gasol 13, Meeks 11).
  • Antawn Jamison put together impressive games back to back with 19 points and 15 rebounds in 30 minutes.
  • Darren Collison struggled in this one with only 2 points (1-10 FG) and 4 assists.
  • Jae Crowder and Vince Carter combined to shoot 7-14 from behind the arc and had 31 total points.

Bulls (6-6) 93 @ Bucks (6-5) 86

  • Leading scorers: CHI – Carlos Boozer, Richard Hamilton 22, MIL – Brandon Jennings 23.
  • Carlos Boozer had a monster game with 22 points (10-15 FG) and 19 rebounds.
  • The Bulls cleaned up on the boards, outrebounding the Bucks 54-40.
  • The teams combined to shoot 7 for 33 from downtown.
  • Brandon Jennings led the Bucks with 23 points, 7 assists and 5 steals.

Jazz (7-7) 97 @ Kings (4-9) 108

  • Leading scorers: UTA – Randy Foye 17, SAC – Tyreke Evans 27.
  • The Kings shot a blazing 54.1% (40-74) from the field for the game and used a 57-41 second half to beat the Jazz.
  • Tyreke Evans had his best game of the season so far with 27 points (9-17 FG), 5 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • With Mo Williams out again, Jamaal Tinsley stepped in with 14 points and 7 assists.

Timberwolves (5-7) 85 @ Warriors (8-6) 96

  • Leading scorers: MIN – Nikola Pekovic 17, GSW – Klay Thompson 24.
  • Despite scoring 24 points, Klay Thompson shot 1 for 8 from 3-point range.
  • Harrison Barnes rebounding remained impressive with 11 rebounds (also 10 points).
  • Carl Landry with another 18 points and 9 rebounds off the Warriors bench in 30 minutes played.
  • Kevin Love struggled with his shot in this game (6-20 FG), but did have 15 points and 15 rebounds.
  • The Timberwolves shot a pretty pathetic 5 for 27 from behind the arc.

Topics: Box Scores, Oklahoma City Thunder, Philadelphia 76ers

Want more from Saving the Skyhook?  
Subscribe to FanSided Daily for your morning fix. Enter your email and stay in the know.

TEAMFeed More Saving the Sky Hook news from the Fansided Network

Hot on the Web From golf.com