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Steven Adams comes up with two brutal blocks, scores game high 21 points in Thunder win over Detroit Pistons

Steven Adams scored 21 points, Russell Westbrook added 18 and the Oklahoma City Thunder ended the Detroit Pistons' five-game winning streak with a 110-83 victory this afternoon.

Paul George added 17 points for the Thunder, who are 15-3 since losing their first four games.

Blake Griffin led Detroit with 20 points, while Andre Drummond added 13.

Detroit came into the game having won six straight at home, including the first five games on its current homestand, but fell six points short of its previous season low.

The Thunder led 50-40 at halftime behind 14 points from Adams and 10 from Jeremi Grant. Griffin had 15 points for Detroit, which shot 34.7 percent from the floor.

Detroit's offense continued to struggle in the second half without Reggie Bullock, who left the game in the first quarter with an ankle injury.

The Thunder took a 71-51 lead midway through the third quarter and led by 28 at the end of the period. In the fourth, Oklahoma City led by as many as 35.

Adams made his first seven field-goal attempts, along with five free throws, and forced Drummond and Zaza Pachulia to the bench with four fouls each.

The Pistons finished the third quarter with Griffin at center and 6-foot-7 Stanley Johnson at power forward.


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