NBA Game 4 Preliminary TV Rating Best Since 2004
Heat Top Thunder 104-98, 1 Win From NBA Title
James Scores 29, Heat Overtakes Thunder 91-85
The Spotlight is There for Durant, if He Wants It
Durant Powers Thunder Past LeBron's Heat 105-94
Thunder Push Past Spurs & Into NBA FinalsKevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, leading the Thunder past the Spurs 107-99 and into the NBA Finals.
Thunder Grab Game 3 Win Over SpursThabo Sefolosha set playoff career bests with 19 points and six steals, and the Thunder snapped San Antonio's winning streak by beating the Spurs 102-82 in Game 3 on Thursday.
Spurs Take 2-0 Series Lead Over ThunderParker had 34 points, Manu Ginobili added 20 points, and the Spurs stayed perfect in the playoffs with a 120-111 victory over the Thunder in Game 2 on Tuesday night.
Spurs Get "Nasty" To Top Thunder In Game 1Spurs coach Gregg Popovich's caught-on-camera "I want some nasty!" command is likely coming soon to shirts and memes after they beat the Thunder 101-98 on Sunday.
NBA Western Conference Finals Matchup And PredictionBack in 1999, while Prince was partying, the NBA played a 50 game strike-shortened season that ended with the San Antonio Spurs being crowned champions. That first title for the Spurs began their odd dynasty as they would win the NBA Finals in only odd number years (2003, ‘05, and ’07).
Lakers Season Comes To An End After Game 5 LossRussell Westbrook scored 28 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 106-90 to eliminate the Lakers in five games.