NBA Playoffs 2012: Thunder (8-1) vs. Spurs (8-0)
Mar, 16, 2012; Oklahoma City OK, USA; San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard (2) jogs on the court during the first quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Richard Rowe-US PRESSWIRE
– Time: 7:30 p.m.
– TV: TNT
– Radio: 1200 WOAI, 1350 KCOR
– Thunder injury report: None.
– Spurs injury report: None.
– Best one-year adjusted plus/minus: James Harden posted a +13.22 in 1,857.63 minutes.
– Worst one-year adjusted plus/minus: Kendrick Perkins posted a -16.78 in 1,662.28 minutes.
– Best playoff adjusted plus/minus: Harden posted a +13.71 in 273.20 minutes.
– Worst playoff adjusted plus/minus: Nazr Mohammed posted a -16.43 in 77.7 minutes.
– Best offensive lineup: Westbrook-Harden-Durant-Ibaka-Perkins (408.5 minutes) scored 114.1 points per 100 possessions on 47.9% shooting.
– Best defensive lineup: Westbrook-Sefolosha-Durant-Ibaka-Perkins (664.0 minutes) allowed 96.4 points per 100 possessions. They allowed their opponents to shoot 40.5% from the field.
– Best overall lineup: Westbrook-Sefolosha-Durant-Ibaka-Perkins outscored their opponents by 6.5 points per 100 possessions.
– Best playoff lineup: Westbrook-Harden-Durant-Ibaka-Perkins outscored their opponents by 16.98 points per 100 possession in 54.82 minutes this postseason.
– DeJuan Blair averaged 11.3 points and six rebounds in 22 minutes per game against Oklahoma City.
– Kevin Durant was stymied somewhat in three games against the Spurs. He averaged 22.7 points, 9.3 rebounds and 46.8% percent shooting.
– Kawhi Leonard averaged 14.3 points, seven rebounds, three assists and 61.5% shooting against the Thunder.
– Tony Parker exploded for 42 points and nine assists against Oklahoma City on Feb. 4. Parker averaged 23.7 points and 7.7 assists in 34 minutes per game against the Thunder.
– Oklahoma City outscores the Spurs by 11 points per 100 possessions with Parker on the bench. With Parker on the court, San Antonio outscores them by 6.1 points per 100 possessions.
– The Spurs outscore Oklahoma City by 16.4 points per 100 possessions with Tim Duncan on the court.
– The Spurs converted on 51.9% of their attempts from behind the arc. They converted on 54.2% from the corner.
Information courtesy Basketball Reference and Basketball Value and NBA.com/Stats