McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

November 28, 2012

Thunder at 4 p.m.: Durant leads league in made free throws


The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Entering tonight's game, Oklahoma City has attempted more than 400 free throws this season.

Kevin Durant leads the way with 8.9 attempts per game, which is good for the fourth most in the NBA. Russell Westbrook is 10th at 5.9. 

The Thunder are one of two teams to have two players in the top 10 in attempts per game.

Durant also leads the NBA in makes with 115. No. 2 in that department is former teammate James Harden (109), who will be in the building tonight with the Houston Rockets.

Since the blockbuster trade that sent Harden to the Rockets, the Thunder are averaging 109 points per 100 possessions, shooting 48 percent overall and are second in the league in getting to the foul line at 28 times per game.