Kyrie Irving led the way for the Cavaliers in the losing effort, scoring 20 points and adding four rebounds, five assists and one steal. Alonzo Gee scored 18 points and Tristan Thompson tallied 10 rebounds. Rookie Dion Waiters had eight points and four rebounds in 21 minutes of action.
Russell Westbrook was the leading scorer for the Thunder with 27 points, adding 10 assists and six rebounds, while overcoming eight turnovers. Kevin Durant added 26 points of his own in the win. Serge Ibaka anchored the Thunder on the defensive end with seven rebounds and seven blocks.