OKLAHOMA CITY — Thunder stars Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony returned to motion Tuesday night time in opposition to the Cleveland Cavaliers after recovering from sprained ankles, however it wasn’t sufficient because the Cavaliers posted a 120-112 victory.
Westbrook scored 21 factors and added seven rebounds and 12 assists in 39 minutes. Anthony had 24 factors and 7 boards in 36 minutes.
Westbrook had been nursing a sprained left ankle. He missed Oklahoma City’s loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Feb. eight and the win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday. The All-Star level guard led the Thunder with 25.5 factors, 10.three assists and 9.three rebounds per recreation coming into the night time.
Anthony sprained his proper ankle early in Oklahoma City’s win over the Golden State Warriors on Feb. 6, and he sat out in opposition to the Lakers and Grizzlies. The veteran ahead ranks third on the group with 17 factors per recreation.
Information from The Associated Press was used on this report.