George and the Thunder face the Mavericks
Oklahoma City; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Paul George leads Oklahoma City into a matchup with Dallas. He currently ranks second in the NBA scoring 28.2 points per game.
The Thunder have gone 24-13 in home games. Oklahoma City ranks second in the Western Conference in rebounding with 47.8 rebounds. Russell Westbrook leads the Thunder with 11.0 boards.
The Mavericks are 15-31 against Western Conference opponents. Dallas is 10-20 in games decided by at least 10 points. The Thunder won the last matchup between these two squads 122-102 on Dec. 31. Westbrook scored 32 points to help lead Oklahoma City to the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: George has averaged 28.2 points and 8.2 rebounds for the Thunder. Jerami Grant is averaging two made 3-pointers and 13.2 points over the last 10 games for Oklahoma City.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mavericks: 2-8, averaging 110.7 points, 43.4 rebounds, 25.6 assists, 5.2 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 45.6 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.4 points on 46.1 percent shooting.
Thunder: 4-6, averaging 105.2 points, 45.1 rebounds, 21.9 assists, 7.1 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 42.8 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108 points on 46.4 percent shooting.
Thunder Injuries: Andre Roberson: out (knee).