– Time: 8:00 p.m.
– TV: TNT
– Radio: 1200 WOAI, 1350 KCOR
– Thunder injury report: None.
– Spurs injury report: None.
– Best Game 5 plus/minus: James Harden (20 points, four rebounds and three assists) posted a +24 in 34:32 minutes.
– Worst Game 5 plus/minus: Kendrick Perkins (four points and 10 rebounds) posted a -17 in 29:46 minutes.
- The Spurs are 6-6 in their last 12 elimination games.
- Oklahoma City converted on 56.3% of their shots outside 10 feet in Game 5.
- San Antonio shot 70% from at the rim on 20 attempts. On shots outside the rim, they shot 37%.
- The Spurs assisted on all nine of their 3-pointers.
- The Thunder scored 28 points on 21 Spurs turnovers.
- In 135.8 minutes during the playoffs, the Parker-Green-Leonard-Diaw-Duncan lineup outscores their opponents by 31.9 points per 100 possessions, the best mark of any lineup with at least 40 minutes.
- That same lineup allows 85.0 points per 100 possessions and 37.9% shooting.
- The Westbrook-Harden-Durant-Ibaka-Perkins lineup scores 124.3 points per 100 possessions while shooting 48.5% from the field. They’ve logged 76.3 minutes this postseason.
- The Spurs also trot out the fastest lineup in the playoffs. Ginobili-Neal-Jackson-Bonner-Splitter (49.6 minutes) utilizes 104.6 possessions per 48 minutes. The next fastest lineup also belongs to San Antonio. The Parker-Ginobili-Leonard-Diaw-Duncan lineup uses 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes.
- More lineup fun: Parker-Green-Leonard-Diaw-Duncan is the most proficient 3-point shooting lineup in the playoffs, shooting 50% from behind the arc.
- Both team ran 29 pick-and-rolls in Game 5. The only difference? Efficiency. Oklahoma City scored 1.03 points per possession; San Antonio scored 0.90 PPP.
- James Harden led the Thunder with a 1.54 PPP. Tim Duncan led the Spurs with a 1.29 PPP.
- Oklahoma City limited the Spurs’ second-ranked spot-up offense to 0.60 PPP on 25 spot-ups.
- The Spurs’ ball handler turned the ball over on 35% of their pick-and-roll possessions.
- The Thunder ball handler turned the ball over on 14.3% of their pick-and-roll possessions.