Paul George has 36 points as Thunder beat Jazz in Game 1

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NBA announcer suspended for 'cotton-picking' comment during basketball game

Paul George was the star of the show for the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 116-108 win over the Utah Jazz on Sunday evening.

The Utah Jazz will take on Oklahoma City again on Wednesday in Game 2, which is scheduled for 6 pm. MDT.

Read the AP recap here. Lot of excitement. Once we relaxed and started to play our game, we buckled down and found what we wanted offensively.

Through the trials and tribulations of the regular season, Warriors players and head coach Steve Kerr have maintained that the Warriors' issues with complacency and boredom should be significantly allayed once they reach the playoffs and begin to play truly meaningful games.

It happened amidst losing starting shooting guard Corey Brewer, who went down with what the Thunder called a "knee sprain" during the fourth quarter.

Thunder centre Steven Adams (right) gets into the contest with Utah's Joe Ingles. "The people that's talking, that's saying whatever they need to say, they should try to do it and see how hard it is". Watch Thunder vs Jazz live streaming online with or without cable, or on TNT cable TV for what could be the most exciting first round series of them all.

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I am taking the Thunder in game two.

After acquiring Paul George and Carmelo Anthony in the offseason, the sky was the limit for the Thunder, with the OK3. "Obviously, I was hot tonight, but that's the level I'm going to bring it every night". The only qualifying players who averaged more are since that date are James Harden, Jimmy Butler, Damian Lillard, Joel Embiid, Anthony Davis, Dwight Howard, Julius Randle, Kevin Durant and Giannis Antetkounmpo.

The Thunder are the higher seed - fourth in the West, against the Jazz's fifth - but, as befits a matchup between two teams that finished with identical regular season records, most pundits have the series going the distance, with OKC the slightest of favourites.

The Kiwi big man dropped 12 points to go with seven rebounds and three assists. If he can punish Russell Westbrook for challenging him inside while also maintaining his 13.5 points per game to complement Donovan Mitchell, who we know will put up points, the Jazz will be a tough out.

As for Westbrook, Oklahoma City's leader started off slowly but gained steam as the game went on.

Dante Exum played well at times for Utah, but he's more of a defensive guard than an offensive threat for the Jazz.

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