NBA Playoffs: San Antonio Spurs Wins 9th Straight 2012 NBA Playoff GameBy Alex Jusi Madlangbayan on May 28, 2012 in Basketball, Sports •
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The San Antonio Spurs won over the Oklahoma City Thunder, 101-98, in game 1 of the 2012 NBA Western Conference Finals on Sunday night, May 27, 2012 at the AT&T Center Arena, in San Antonio, Texas, as reported at NBA.com.
It was the Spurs‘ 19th straight win, matching the fourth-longest streak in NBA history, and with one more will become just the fourth team to surpass 20 consecutive victories.
Manu Ginobili led San Antonio with 26 points. Tim Duncan had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Tony Parker added 18 points for the Spurs.
Kevin Durant scored 27 points for the Thunder. Russell Westbrook added 17 points. James Harden finished the game with 19 points on 7-of-17 shooting.
The Spurs reportedly outscored the Thunder, 39-27, in the fourth quarter.
Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference Finals between the Spurs and Thunder is scheduled on Tuesday night, May 29 at the AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX.
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