NBA Power Rankings week 11: OKC Thunder continues hot streak

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JANUARY 7: Chris Paul #3 of the OKC Thunder shoots a free throw against the Brooklyn Nets (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) /

149. . 20-15. Previous: 9th. Oklahoma City Thunder. 7. team

OKC Thunder:

Offense: (108.6) 17th
Defense: (107.1) 13th
Net: (plus +1.5) 13th

Games Week 11 (3-0): Won vs Mavericks: 106-101, Spurs: 109-103, Cavaliers: 121-106
Games Week 12 (4 games): Mon at 76ers | Tues at Nets | Thurs vs Rockets | Sat vs Lakers

Another winning sweep week by the Thunder with Chris Paul putting on vintage CP3 efforts. Yet, it’s that three point guard lineup that continues to shine.

In the three wins the trio put up the following averages:

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: 21.3 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.7 steals, and 1.0 block.
  • Dennis Schroder: 20.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and shot 46.7 percent from deep on 5 attempts.
  • Chris Paul: 13.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 7.3 assists, and 1.0 steal

All while Steven Adams was a beast on the boards putting up 11 (Mavs), 9 (Spurs) and 16 (Cavs), And, the unsung hero is Danilo Gallinari who does a bit of everything. Over the three games, he attempted an average of 9.7 deep shots at a 37.9 percent efficiency collecting 17.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 2.3 assists.

They are the most underrated starting five and as the stats tell us the most impressive clutch time crew especially based on how often the OKC Thunder games are decided in the clutch.