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Thunder hold off Australia's Melbourne United 86-85

 

October 8, 2017



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder needed a big defensive stand to hold off Melbourne United.

Josh Huestis had two massive blocked shots in the final seconds to help the star-studded Thunder escape with an 86-85 exhibition victory Sunday.

Huestis blocked Josh Boone's shot out of bounds, then blocked Casey Prather's shot to clinch the win.

Melbourne coach Dean Vickerman said he was proud of the way his team played against the All-Star trio of Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony. Melbourne withstood a run by the Thunder with their stars in the game in the third qu...



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