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Top Performers: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Returns to Prominence Against Wizards

Following an eight-point outing, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander starred in the Thunder's narrow defeat to the Wizards.

The Oklahoma City Thunder swung their losing streak to five Tuesday evening, failing to close out a nailbiter in the nation’s capital – sliding to the Washington Wizards 122-118.

Paint play reigned supreme during the course of play as both sides exchanged 64 points in the paint, respectively. For the Thunder, their 64-point effort marked a season-high in points in the paint.

After a bench-centric outing on Sunday, the Thunder’s starting core ramped up the heat to begin their road trip.

Here were the top performers from Tuesday’s matchup:

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