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Oklahoma City Thunder (47-35)

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Thunder F Gibson providing scoring help for Westbrook

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Taj Gibson often describes his role for the Thunder as doing whatever the team needs.

For now, scoring is playing a bigger part than usual. The versatile 6-foot-9 power forward has found his way since being traded from Chicago and has emerged one of Oklahoma City's few consistent offensive weapons alongside Russell Westbrook in the playoffs. He may need to keep it up to give the Thunder a chance of winning the first-round series with Houston - Oklahoma City trails 2-1 heading into Game 4 Sunday at home.

Gibson built a sterling reputation in Chicago, but the Brooklyn, New York native is more concerned with the respect he's earned since his arrival.

Points: Russell Westbrook31.6
Rebounds: Russell Westbrook10.7
Assists: Russell Westbrook10.4
FG%: Steven Adams57.1%
Steals: Russell Westbrook1.64
Blocks: Josh Huestis1.50
Defense (Rank)
Points: 105.8 (16)
Rebounds: 40.6 (3)
Assists: 21.4 (6)
FG%: 45.9% (19)
FT%: 76.4% (6)
3P%: 35.6% (14)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 106.6 (11)
Rebounds: 46.6 (1)
Assists: 21.0 (25)
FG%: 45.2% (17)
FT%: 74.5% (27)
3P%: 32.7% (30)
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Utah 51 31 .622 --
x-Oklahoma City 47 35 .573 4.0
x-Portland 41 41 .500 10.0
Denver 40 42 .488 11.0
Minnesota 31 51 .378 20.0
Full Standings
Date Player Transactions
3/1/2017 Norris Cole Signed for the Rest of the Season
2/23/2017 Taj Gibson Traded Part of multi-player deal
2/23/2017 Doug McDermott Traded Part of multi-player trade
11/1/2016 Jerami Grant Traded For Ersan Ilyasova
10/24/2016 Mitch McGary Waived
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