This is my look at some of the best and worst performances from the Oklahoma City Thunder's 103-91 victory over the 76ers Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
Best performance: This goes to Russell Westbrook. The Thunder point guard was in an all-out Beastmode, talking trashing to Michael Carter-Williams and scoring 27 points in 30 minutes, 43 seconds. Westbrook also had seven assists, five rebounds and two steals to go with six turnovers. But I'm going to overlook those giveaways because of the way he kept attacking the basket.
Worst performance: I had to give this to Henry Sims on a night when he finished with 10 points. The Sixers center shot 4-for-10 from the field and missed all three of his three-point attempts. He also had as many turnovers (two) and rebounds (two).
Best defensive performance: Serge Ibaka wins this award, finishing with a game-high three blocked shots. The Oklahoma City Thunder power forward also finished with 19 points. But his defensive presence was impressive.
Best performance in a losing effort: Carter-Williams gets this despite making just 6 of 19 shots. That's because he posted his second double-double in three games. He finished with 16 points, 14 assists, seven rebounds, three steals and one block.
Worst statistic: This award goes to the Sixers for making just 63 percent (19-for-30) of their foul shots.
Best statistic: Thunder reserve guard Jeremy Lamb made 6 of 7 field-goal attempts. He made all three of three-point attempts.
Worst of the Worst: This goes to the Sixers start of the third quarter. They missed five of their first six field-goal attempts and committed two closely turnovers in the first three minutes, 42 seconds of the quarter. Taking advantage, the Thunder went on a 13-3 run to take a commanding, 70-50, lead.