Thunder Oust Pelicans In Play-In Game, To Play T-Wolves For 8-Seed
NEW ORLEANS -- Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had been here before.
After one of his worst first halves of the season statistically, Gilgeous-Alexander had 25 second-half points and led the Thunder to a 123-118 victory to allow Oklahoma City to play for the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference playoffs.
Giddey had 31 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists while Gilgeous-Alexander finished with 32 points.
The Thunder will travel to face the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. The winner will meet the No. 1 seed Denver Nuggets in the first round beginning Sunday.
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