It was a strong defensive effort for the Thunder that allowed things to remain within reach all night in New Orleans.See More
OKC fought to the finish in the Big Easy, but fell short to the Pels.
The Thunder addressed some recent opportunities for growth in New Orleans by getting off to a better start and making in-game adjustments on the glass and with its interior defense.
Watch highlights from Monday's road in New Orleans.
Playing its third game in four nights, OKC looks to defend the paint in New Orleans, presented by OU Health.
Schools across Oklahoma enjoyed some hoops and STEM activities during Blue Field Trip Day.
A second-quarter lull slowed OKC's attack, but the Thunder fought to the end in Houston.