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NBA ROUND UP: Westbrook leads Thunder past Jazz, Beal scores 51 points

NBA ROUND UP: Westbrook leads Thunder past Jazz, Beal scores 51 points

One player who has stepped up big in the three wins is center Steven Adams.

The New Zealander is averaging 22 points per game on almost 80 percent shooting during OKC's three-game winning run.

"That's good, mate", the New Zealander said.

Paul George and Carmelo Anthony are still finding their feet in Oklahoma City and looking for the best ways to mesh with Russell Westbrook on a nightly basis.

"It's satisfying that we got a win, man", Westbrook said when asked if he found gratification in the diversity of the offense in crunch time. "Steven's not doing really anything different from maybe he's done in the past".

After wins over the Minnesota Timberwolves and San Antonio Spurs, OKC dispatched the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night, who were coming into the contest on the back of six straight wins.

The Jazz led 47-39 at halftime, and they opened things up even more early in the third quarter.

That makes a three game streak of classy performances for Adams, starting with his flawless 27 point game on 11 of 11 shooting, and a three match winning streak for the Thunder.

But Paul George sparked a 13-2 fourth quarter start to cut the lead down to 82-81 at the six-minute mark.

Down the stretch against the Jazz, though, the Thunder looked for Anthony, as he scored eight of his 14 in the final 5½ minutes. A tip-in by Adams with 43.2 seconds left put the Thunder up five.

And if there's a play or two to perfectly encapsulate the effectiveness and importance of Ingles to the Jazz, this one against the Oklahoma City Thunder Tuesday could be it. Utah shot 30 percent in the fourth quarter. One point for Steve, one point for Paul. "Russell Westbrook turned it up defensively, and that's tough", Snyder said.

"We stayed with it", Westbrook said. While his numbers won't make people jump out of their seats, he's been a terrific asset for his team on both ends of the floor. It's about what you do when you get hit in the mouth.

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