Alperen Sengun achieves new career-high in rebounds

2022-11-27 05:36

Alperen Sengun posted 21 points and career-best 19 rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Alperen Sengun recorded a strong double-double while the Houston Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 118-105 on Saturday to sweep both games of a home back-to-back. Houston defeated the Atlanta Hawks on Friday.

The 20-year-old Sengun produced 21 points (10/17 FG, 1/1 FT), career-high 19 rebounds, 7 assists, 3 steals, and 2 blocks in a win against OKC.

He joins Hakeem Olajuwon, Charles Barkley, and Otis Thorpe as the only Rockets players to drop 20+ points, 19+ rebounds, and 3+ steals in a game.

Player of the Game
Alperen  Sengun
Alperen Sengun
Points 21
Accuracy 10-17
Rebounds 19
Assists 7

Sengun played a season-high 34.6 minutes, while the Rockets registered their biggest win in the 2022-23 season.

The Turkish center is averaging 14.8 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 2.1 assists over 15 games this campaign.

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