The clash of the Spurs and Thunder in the NBA’s Western Conference finals may fly a bit under the national radar when it opens Sunday. Here are 10 factors that make this showdown intriguing.
Miami overcame an Oklahoma City scoring run in the third period to defeat the Thunder last night in Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Miami. Game 4 is Tuesday night on ABC.
LeBron James hit two critical free throws in the closing seconds as Miami staved off a furious Oklahoma City fourth quarter rally Thursday night.
Miami decisively defeated Boston in Game 7. They now advance to the NBA Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Game 1 is tonight starting at 9 p.m. Eastern time on ABC.
For the first time since 1996, when the franchise was in Seattle, Oklahoma City is in the NBA Finals by virtue of their series-clinching win Wednesday night over San Antonio.
Oklahoma City is one win away from the franchise's first NBA Finals, after a thrilling five-point win in San Antonio Monday night.
San Antonio had won 20 consecutive games until Oklahoma City captured their first game in the best-of-seven series Thursday night.
San Antonio took a commanding 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven NBA Western Conference Finals series Tuesday night by defeating Oklahoma City. The victory was a NBA record-setter.
San Antonio Spurs beat Oklahoma City Thunder 120-111 to take a 2-0 lead in the NBA Western Conference finals. Tony Parker scored 34 points. Game 3 is Thursday night in Oklahoma City.
Despite 42 points from Lakers star Kobe Bryant, Oklahoma City got big performances from both Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant Monday night to reach the conference finals for the second year in a row.