Thunder claps ring out over San Antonio in the NBA playoffs

Thunder claps ring out over San Antonio in the NBA playoffs
By Christopher Cummins
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Once again at the AT&T Center San Antonio Spurs fans saw their side suffer another defeat in the NBA Western Conference playoff semifinals.

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Once again at the AT&T Center San Antonio Spurs fans saw their side suffer another defeat in the NBA Western Conference playoff semifinals.
After a unbeaten regular season at home the Spurs have lost twice against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Conversely it was the Spurs who started well and led deep into the match.

Russell Westbrook leads the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 3-2 Series lead over the San Antonio Spurs! pic.twitter.com/YZ9XWzuYrk

— NBA Stats (StatisticsNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/StatisticsNBA/status/730224262494232577">May 11, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <b></b>Oklahoma never relented and thanks to Russell Westbrook, a thorn in the side of the Spurs all night, with 35 points and Kevin Durant with 23 they overhauled the home side with a gritty showing. <b></b> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Oklahoma City Thunder 95 - 91 San Antonio Spurs <a href="https://t.co/8YRGBgalwg">pic.twitter.com/8YRGBgalwg</a></p>&mdash; NBA Günlükleri (NBAGunlukleri) May 11, 2016

San Antonio led 88-82 with four minutes on the clock.
Then the Thunder struck to claim a 95-91 victory and a 3-2 lead in the best of seven sereis.
Oklahoma can seal the deal at home in game six on Thursday.

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