May 27, 2012; San Antonio, TX, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (5) drives the lane between San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw (left) and guard Danny Green (right) during the first half in game one of the Western Conference finals of the 2012 NBA playoffs at the AT

NBA Playoffs 2012: Thunder (8-2) vs. Spurs (9-0)


– Time: 8:00 p.m.

– TV: TNT

– Radio: 1200 WOAI, 1350 KCOR

– Thunder injury report: None.

– Spurs injury report: None.

– Best Game 1 plus/minus: Thabo Sefolosha posted a +11 in 30:54 minutes.

– Worst Game 1 plus/minus: James Harden posted a -11 in 30:56 minutes.

- Oklahoma City converted on 39.4% of their shots inside the paint; they finished with 26 points. San Antonio converted on 58.5% of their shots inside the paint; they finished with 50 points.

- The Thunder shot 39.1% from behind the arc, besting the Spurs’ 33.3% mark.

- San Antonio grabbed 50 rebounds in Game 1. They have reached that mark nine times all season.

- The Spurs only made 28.6% of their shots from the corner, a 15% decrease from the regular season.

- Kevin Durant, James Harden and Russell Westbrook went 22-for-57 (38.6%) from the field.

- Harden and Westbrook typically get to the line often — they average around 12 attempts from the foul line a game — but San Antonio shut down that aspect of their games. They combined for two free attempts in Game 1.

- Derek Fisher scored 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting. It was highest point total with the Thunder since Apr. 13 in a 26-point victory over Sacramento.

- Oklahoma excelled in transition due to the Spurs’ 14 first half turnovers. They finished with 17 points on the break and posted an impressive 1.37 points per possession in transition.

- The Thunder scored 1.10 PPP on isolations in Game 1 compared to 0.87 in regular season.

- The Spurs’ bench combined for a +30.

- San Antonio scored 1.48 PPP on cuts, up from 1.24 in regular season.

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