Thunder blow out Celtics 150-117 without Gilgeous-Alexander
January 4, 2023
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City's top scorer was out, so everybody pitched in to make things work.
Josh Giddey scored a season-high 25 points and the short-handed Oklahoma City Thunder blew out the NBA-leading Boston Celtics 150-117 on Tuesday night.
Oklahoma City's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who ranks among the league's leaders with 30.8 points per game, sat out with an illness. Without him, the Thunder set a record for points since the team moved to Oklahoma City from Seattle before the 2008-2009 season. The previous mark was 149 points in 2013.
Lu Dort scored 23 points and Jalen Willi...