Brett Dawson analysis: Thunder pulls away from Bulls 116-102

Brett Dawson analysis: Thunder pulls away from Bulls 116-102

The Thunder lacked its recent shooting touch, but Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s 40 points, a balanced bench and some gritty plays helped OKC beat Chicago on Wednesday.

Brett Dawson

By Brett Dawson

| Nov 23, 2023, 6:53am CST

Brett Dawson

By Brett Dawson

Nov 23, 2023, 6:53am CST

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 40 points, but the Thunder offense was a slog for much of the night against the Bulls. Brett Dawson breaks down how OKC found a way to get by Chicago and improve to 11-4. 

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Brett Dawson, the Thunder beat writer at Sellout Crowd, has covered basketball for more than 20 seasons at the pro and college levels. He previously worked the Thunder beat at The Oklahoman and The Athletic and also has covered the New Orleans Pelicans, Los Angeles Lakers and L.A. Clippers. He’s covered college programs at Louisville, Illinois and Kentucky, his alma mater. He taught sports journalism for a year at the prestigious Missouri School of Journalism. You can reach him at [email protected] or find him sipping a stout or an IPA at one of Oklahoma City’s better breweries.

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