The Oklahoma City Thunder, led by Russell Westbrook, rallied and defeated the defending champion Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the 2016 NBA Western Conference Finals, 108-102.
Westbrook dominated the second half to shocked Warriors, where he scored 19 of his 27 points. He added 12 assists and seven steals.
Kevin Durant finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds, while OKC got a double-double from Steven Adams with 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Stephen Curry led Golden State with 26 points and 10 rebounds, while Klay Thompson and Draymond Green added 25 and 23 points, respectively.
Curry, Green and Thompson combined for 74 points, but the Warriors lost the rebounding battle, 52-44, and they turned the ball over 14 times.
The Warriors look to even up the series in Game 2.
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