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Recap - Thunder Defeat Atlanta 118-109

The Thunder grabbed a 118-109 win over the Hawks on Friday, behind a 24-point effort from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Bettors who backed the Thunder were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +5.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 226.5.

Oklahoma City got 19 points from Luguentz Dort and another 18 points from Darius Bazley. Theo Maledon contributed 12 assists, while Darius Bazley cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Atlanta got 25 points from John Collins in a losing cause and another 17 points from Trae Young. Trae Young contributed 8 assists for the Hawks, while Clint Capela had 21 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma City were victorious, as the score was 63-55 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 54 boards, while Oklahoma City only had 39

Oklahoma City heads into a battle against the Nuggets. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against Miami.