Shy 1 Rebound, Triple-Double Watch For Westbrook ContinuesFans stood on their feet, urging Russell Westbrook to grab the one rebound needed to break an NBA record that has stood for 55 years. Westbrook heard them. The final board eluded him.
Thunder Hold On To Beat Spurs 98-97, Tie Series At 1-1Russell Westbrook had 29 points and 10 assists, and the Thunder held on to beat San Antonio 98-97 on Monday night, evening the series at one game apiece when the Spurs failed to score in the final seconds.
Durant's Thunder Take On Spurs After Clipping LAMr. Unreliable was rock-solid and relentless yet again. Kevin Durant's reward is another trip to the Western Conference finals with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Durant's 25 Points Not Enough, Grizzlies Take 2-1 LeadMarc Gasol scored 20 points and hit two free throws with 1:03 left to put Memphis ahead to stay, and the Grizzlies held off Oklahoma City 87-81 Saturday to take a 2-1 lead in this Western Conference semifinal.
Thunder's Kendrick Perkins A Game-Time DecisionHe had sat out most of last week while getting treatment for injury sustained May 5 in the final game of Oklahoma City's first-round sweep of Dallas.