Nov 24, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots a jump shot over the defense of Philadelphia 76ers forward Dorell Wright (4) during the fourth quarter at the Wachovia Center. The Thunder defeated the Sixers 116-109 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE

Philadelphia 76ers Vs Oklahoma City Thunder: Recap

The Sixers lost a heartbreaker to Oklahoma City 116-109 in overtime.

The Sixers fall to 7-6 on the season, but can feel very proud of their performance against the reigning Western Conference Champions. They trailed 50-49 at half and played a fantastic second half to force overtime. Thaddeus Young was the unexpected star with 29 points and 15 rebounds. Evan Turner had another nice game with 26 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and did a decent job of guarding Durant. They outrebounded the Thunder 43-42, which was part of the reason they kept this game so close. Turnovers hurt them again with 15 and 3 or 4 of them in overtime. The Suns will come to the Wells Fargo Center tomorrow for a back to back.

In shocking events Kevin Durant took over the game in the fourth to keep the Thunder in the game. Durant’s 37 point, 8 rebound, 5 assist effort stole the show late in the game. Key three pointers by Thabo Sefolosha, Kevin Martin and Russell Westbrook were the back breaker to a tremendous Sixer effort. The Thunder are 10-4 and 4-2 on the road.

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