NBA Wrap: Westbrook stars as Thunder silence Mavericks

Russell Westbrook scored 45 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 109-98 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday.

Westbrook also grabbed eight rebounds, dished out three assists and recorded two steals during his superb performance.

Harrison Barnes scored 31 points for the Mavericks.

Elsewhere, the Indiana Pacers downed the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-103 courtesy of Paul George’s 32 points, while Nikola Jokic dropped 29 points and pulled down 14 rebounds in the Denver Nuggets‘ 127-120 win over the Phoenix Suns.

In the final game of the day, the Utah Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 96-88 thanks to 24 points from Gordon Hayward.