Schroder shines in Thunder debut

2018-10-17T08:14:42+00:00 2018-10-17T09:32:52+00:00.

Giorgos Efkarpides

17/Oct/18 08:14

Eurohoops.net

With Russell Westbrook on the sidelines, the German point-guard got the start and had an impressive performance against the Warriors on ring night.

By George Efkarpides / efkarpides@eurohoops.net

The Thunder put up a fight, but Stephen Curry scored 32 points and flirted with a triple-double in a 108-100 opening night win.

For the visiting side, German star, Dennis Schroder got the start with Russell Westbrook out and posted 21 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals and a block.

Spanish wing, Alex Abrines added 8 points and 2 boards for the losing side.

Earlier, the Boston Celtics took care of business against the 76ers, 105-87 at home.

Gordon Hayward scored 10 points in his return in nearly a year while German big-man Daniel Theis snatched a rebound in four minutes of action.

Dario Saric had 6 points and 6 boards for the Sixers.

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Here are last night’s results and the euro-scorers:

BOSTON CELTICS PHILADELPHIA 76ERS 105-87 Theis 1 r. – Saric 6 p., 6 r. 1 a.
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER 108-100 Schroder 21 p., 9 r. 6 a., 2 a., 1 b. Abrines 8 p., 2 r.