RUSSELL Westbrook and Victor Oladipo continued their fine play as the Thunder scored their third win in as many games, beating the Los Angeles Lakers, 113-96, on Sunday in Oklahoma City (Monday, Manila time).
Westbrook had a huge triple double of 33 points, 16 assists and 12 rebounds in in 34 minutes of action for the Thunder.
Oladipo played 38 minutes, making seven of 20 field goal attempts and finishing with 20 points.
Steven Adams had a double-double of 14 points and 12 rebounds, while Enes Kanter chipped in with 16 points for the Thunder, who look to make it four in a row when they visit the LA Clippers.
Julius Randle and D’Angelo Russell scored 20 points each for the Lakers, who absorbed their second straight loss after an opening-day win over the Houston Rockets.
Nick Young scored 16 points and Jordan Clarkson came up with 12 points on 6 of 14 shooting in 28 minutes of play.