Oklahoma City Thunder Wins Game 3, Steals Back Homecourt Advantage Against Los Angeles Clippers

Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112
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  • West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112
    West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112 Reuters
  • West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112
    West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112 Reuters
  • West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112
    West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112 Reuters
  • West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112
    West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112 Reuters
  • West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112
    West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112 Reuters
  • West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112
    West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112 Reuters
  • West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112
    West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112 Reuters
  • West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112
    West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112 Reuters
  • West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112
    West Semifinals, Game 3: Oklahoma City Thunder 118, Los Angeles Clippers 112 Reuters
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So much for the Los Angeles Clippers stealing homecourt advantage in this best-of-seven series, the Oklahoma City Thunder took it right back with a stirring 118-to-112 Game 3 victory on Friday.

Much like Game 2's 112-101 win, OKC's duo of Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant just couldn't be stopped. Westbrook had 23 points and 13 assists and Kevin Durant had 36 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists.

As a team, the Thunder shot 55.7 per cent from the field (44-79 FG) while holding down the Clippers to just 45.2 per cent shooting (42-93 FG).

Blake Griffin had 34 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocked shots and Chris Paul had 21 points and 16 assists for the Clippers who will try to even the series in Game 4 set on Sunday also in Los Angeles.

View the slideshow for more images from Game 3 of the Thunder-Clippers series.

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