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Thunder holds off Melbourne United

The Associated Press - October 9, 2017 8:52 am

Melbourne United center Josh Boone (3) dunks in front of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Josh Huestis (34) in the second quarter of an NBA exhibition basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Josh Huestis had two massive blocked shots in the final seconds to help the star-studded Oklahoma City Thunder hold off Melbourne United 86-85 in an exhibition game.

Huestis blocked Josh Boone’s shot out of bounds, then blocked Casey Prather’s shot to clinch the win for the Thunder.

Casper Ware Jr. scored 20 points to lead Melbourne.


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