OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder went from being disappointed in their defense to making the Chicago Bulls embarrassed about their offense.
Russell Westbrook scored 23 points, Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka both contributed double-doubles and the Thunder held Chicago to the worst shooting performance in the NBA this season, beating the Bulls 102-72 on Sunday night.
The Thunder, who had allowed an average of 113 points over their previous four games, broke out of a rough defensive patch by limiting Chicago to 29.1 percent shooting.
"We made them miss tonight. We got a hand up, we clogged the paint. We just made the second and third efforts, and once we do that, we're a pretty good defensive team," Durant said.
The Bulls also had their worst shooting performance of last season in Oklahoma City, when they connected on just 33 percent, but this one was far worse. Midway through the third quarter, Chicago had missed 44 of its 55 shots and was on pace for the worst shooti...