June 2, 2012 – Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahomans exhaled after the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the San Antonio Spurs 109-103 in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, tying the best-of-seven series at two games apiece.
It was a tight matchup as both teams scored 26 points in the first quarter, but the Thunder led at the half and never trailed after that, though their lead was down to two points near the end of the third quarter.
Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant led all scorers with 36 points while teammate Serge Ibaka added a career-high 26 points. San Antonio’s Tim Duncan had 21 points, Kawhi Leonard scored 17 and Manu Ginobili added 13.
The second quarter was key for the Thunder as they outscored the Spurs 29-17, shooting 72 percent while holding the Spurs to just 32 percent. The Spurs’s Tony Parker was neutralized by Thabo Sefolosha all night long and he only scored 12 points, going 5 for 15.
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