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Dort's late layup gives Thunder comeback win over Kings

Buddy Hield, the former University of Oklahoma star, missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer that would have won it for the Kings.
Credit: AP
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Luguentz Dort (5) goes against Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield (24) in the final moments of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Garett Fisbeck)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Lu Dort stole the ball from De’Aaron Fox, then drove and made a layup with 1.7 seconds left to give the Oklahoma City Thunder a 105-103 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night. 

Sacramento’s Buddy Hield, the former University of Oklahoma star, missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer that would have won it for the Kings.

The Thunder overcame an 18-point deficit in the second half to win their fourth straight game. 

Dort and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finished with 22 points and Darius Bazley added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Thunder. 

Harrison Barnes scored 21 points and Richaun Holmes added 16 points and 15 rebounds for the Kings. They have lost four straight.

Read the full AP story: HERE