In a thrilling overtime matchup, the Golden State Warriors outlasted the Oklahoma City Thunder 124-120 on November 18, 2023, at the Paycom Center. The Warriors, led by a balanced offensive attack, improved to 7-3, while the Thunder, despite a valiant effort, fell to 5-4.

Warriors Take Early Lead

The Warriors jumped out to an early lead, thanks to their hot shooting from beyond the arc. Klay Thompson and Jordan Poole each knocked down three triples in the first half, helping the Warriors build a 62-55 advantage at the break.

Thunder Storm Back in Third Quarter

The Thunder responded with a strong third quarter, outscoring the Warriors 35-19. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the charge with 12 points in the quarter, including a pair of three-pointers. The Thunder took a 90-81 lead heading into the fourth quarter.

Warriors Rally in Fourth Quarter

The Warriors refused to go down without a fight, mounting a furious comeback in the fourth quarter. Stephen Curry, who had been relatively quiet throughout the game, came alive in the final frame, scoring 14 of his 22 points. With 10 seconds remaining, Curry hit a clutch three-pointer to tie the game at 112-112, forcing overtime.

Overtime Thrills

The overtime period was a back-and-forth affair, with neither team able to gain a significant advantage. However, the Warriors made the key plays down the stretch, with Curry hitting another three-pointer and JaMychal Green converting a crucial layup to seal the victory.

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