OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — For the first time, Carmelo Anthony, Paul George and Russell Westbrook were all in uniform at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Newly acquired shooting guard Paul George scored 25 points (7-of-14 in 27 minutes) as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 102-91. Carmelo Anthony who played only in the first half, finished with nine points on 4-of-10 shooting plus six rebounds.
“We’ve been gelling pretty good off the court and on the court too. These first two games really put a lot of things into perspective for us as far as personnel, who we want to be and what we want to accomplish. It’ll get better and better.” – forward Carmelo Anthony
Reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Russell Westbrook only saw action in the first half before retiring to the bench with Anthony- scored nine points on 3-of-5 shooting plus getting four assists.
— OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) 7 oktober 2017
Anthony Davis finished with 14 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks for the Pelicans while DeMarcus Cousins added 13 points.
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Written by Andrew Mitchell for Woodlawn Post