OKC Thunder destroy the Spurs in impressive fashion: Grades

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #2 of the OKC Thunder flies past Bryn Forbes #11 of the Spurs (Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images)
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #2 of the OKC Thunder flies past Bryn Forbes #11 of the Spurs (Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images) /
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LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the San Antonio Spurs reacts after scoring against the OKC Thunder (Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images) /

Oklahoma City Thunder. CHRIS PAUL. A+. . PG

Chris Paul was simply everywhere on the court tonight in a great all-around performance. CP3 came close to the triple-double via 12 points, dishing nine assists, grabbed 10 rebounds and snagged a steal. The leader of this OKC Thunder team controlled the flow as he always does and was brilliant once again.

Oklahoma City Thunder. SHAI GILGEOUS-ALEXANDER. A. . G/F

Fantastic game tonight from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. He led the OKC Thunder in scoring by putting up 22 points. He also grabbed an impressive 13 rebounds to add to his impressive numbers. Shai was surgical with his drives to the rim and really selective with his shots tonight. It’s really impressive to see a young player of his caliber play with such poise.

Oklahoma City Thunder. LU DORT. A. . PG

Ladies and gentlemen, your MVP for tonight’s game, LUGENTZ DORT!

Excitement aside, Lu was sensational once again in his starting spot that he refuses to let go of at this point. The OKC Thunder rookie scored 15 points while never missing a single shot and added his trademark tenacious defense.

He chipped in elsewhere with two rebounds, two assists, and THREE steals. Oklahoma City just plays with a different energy and edge when he’s on the floor, and they are better because of it. Sign him already, Sam.

A-. . PF. Oklahoma City Thunder. DANILO GALLINARI

Solid night for Danilo Gallinari tonight. He scored just 12 points (he only took eight shots though) but he gets an A- for his remarkable reverse dunk in the first half. Easily one of the highlights of this great season for the OKC Thunder.

C. Oklahoma City Thunder. STEVEN ADAMS. A.

Monster game once again from the Big Kiwi, Steven Adams. He scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as he dominated the Spurs big men all evening. Adams is peaking at the right time for this OKC Thunder team and that should make fans very excited.