Los Angeles Clippers at Oklahoma City Thunder Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 5/6/2014
Wednesday, May 7, 9:30 PM on TNT
Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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The Los Angeles Clippers played a fantastic road game in Game 1 of their series against the Oklahoma City Thunder and ended up blowing them out 122-105 to take away home court advantage.
The Clippers shot 55% from the field in the game and held the Thunder to 46% shooting. Los Angeles also made 15 of their three-point attempts in the game, while Oklahoma City made just nine of their 28 shots from beyond the arc.
The Thunder looked good in the first couple of minutes in the game, but then the Clippers took off and finished the first period up by 14 points. Los Angeles' lead was never in jeopardy the rest of the way and both teams ended up playing their reserves for a large portion of the fourth quarter.
Chris Paul had one of the best shooting nights of his career by making eight of his nine three-point attempts and finishing with a game-high 32 points and also dishing out 10 assists. Blake Griffin ended up with 23 points, five rebounds and five assists in the win, while Jamal Crawford had 17 points off the bench.
Russell Westbrook shot well from the field for the Thunder and ended up scoring 29 points. Kevin Durant had 25 points and four rebounds for the hosts, while Serge Ibaka had 12 points and six boards.
Los Angeles is 25-15-1 ATS on the road this season
Los Angeles is 23-18-0 against the over/under on the road this season
Oklahoma City is 23-17-1 ATS at home this season
Oklahoma City is 21-20-0 against the over/under at home this season
Injuries to Watch
05/04/14 F Hedo Turkoglu Back expected to miss Wednesday vs. Oklahoma City
No injuries to report at this time
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma City
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