March 20, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER (49-18) AT CLEVELAND CAVALIERS (26-42), 7 P.M.
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Oklahoma City Thunder will try to stay unbeaten on this short road trip Thursday night when they visit Quicken Loans Arena to face the Cleveland Cavaliers.
OKC opened its three-game swing with a 97-85 victory in Chicago over the Bulls Monday night. The Thunder still have to visit the Toronto Raptors on Friday before heading home.
The Thunder haven't been able to keep pace with the San Antonio Spurs for Western Conference supremacy. San Antonio, which has won 11 straight, is now two clear of Oklahoma City for the top seed.
Monday's victory marked the first time the Thunder held an opponent under 90 points since a Feb. 3 home victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. The Thunder's defense held Chicago to just 34.5 percent shooting, including a 5-for-22 mark from behind the 3-point line.
"That's what it's about, inspiring your team on the defensive end and finding ways to score together," said Thunder coach Scott Brooks. "They did that throughout the game."