NEW YORK – Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George scored a double-double of 47 points and 15 rebounds and led his team to a 114-112 win against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday.
George, who scored 25 points in the fourth quarter, scored 15 of the 27 field goals, including six of the 13 three pointers and 11 of the 14 free throws, and had four assists.
George scored a three pointer with 3.1 seconds remaining in the game that led his team to the victory.
The Thunder (16-7), with four consecutive wins, continue to be among the leaders in the Northwest Division, just half a game behind the Denver Nuggets, who are leading the group after defeating the Orlando Magic 124-118 on Wednesday.
Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook had a triple-double of 21 points, 15 rebounds and 17 assists, while New Zealand’s Steven Adams got 15 points and eight rebounds.
This was the Nets’ (8-18) eighth consecutive loss and they remain at the bottom of the Atlantic Division.
Allen Crabbe led Brooklyn scoring with 22 points, while point guards D’Angelo Russell and Spencer Dinwiddie got 17 points each.