DALLAS (Sporting Alert) — Russell Westbrook has scored 16 points and dished out five rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder take a slim 50-49 advantage of the Dallas Mavericks at half-time.
Westbrook is shooting 60-percent from the field on 6-of-10, but has gone 0-for-2 from three-point range.
Kevin Durant has so far scored 12 points, while Serge Ibaka so far has nine rebounds eight points and two blocks in the opening two quarters.
Dirk Nowitzki, in the meantime has 11 points and four rebounds for the Dallas Mavericks, with Vince Carter, who has knocked down 2-of-4 from three-point also scoring 11 points.
Oklahoma City is 1-of-9 from behind the arc for 11-percent, while Dallas is 3-of-8 from the same area.
Overall the Thunder are shooting 46.2-percent from the field and the Mavericks are currently shooting 48.9 percent from 22-for-45.
Oklahoma City Thunder at Dallas Mavericks
When: 7:30 PM ET, Sunday, March 17, 2013
Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Officials: #8 Marc Davis, #29 Mark Lindsay, #33 Zach Zarba