NBA Playoffs 2012: Thunder (10-3) vs. Spurs (10-2)

By Quixem Ramirez

June 2, 2012; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (5) looks on as guard Russell Westbrook (0) blocks a shot taken by San Antonio Spurs center Boris Diaw (33)during the second half of a playoff game at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Thunder defeated the Spurs 109-103 Mandatory Credit: Beth Hall-US PRESSWIRE

– Time: 8:00 p.m.


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– Thunder injury report: None.

– Spurs injury report: None.

– Best Game 4 plus/minus: James Harden (11 points, seven rebounds and seven assists) posted a +12 in 32:19 minutes.

– Worst Game 4 plus/minus: Russell Westbrook (seven points, five assists and four rebounds) posted a -5 in 33:43 minutes.

– Oklahoma City scored 59 points off cuts, isolations and spot-ups in Game 4. They scored 1.60 points per possession on these plays.

– Serge Ibaka totaled a career-high 26 points on 11-11 shooting. Only Larry McNeill made more consecutive shots without a miss in a playoff game, going 12-for-12 from the field.

– Six of Ibaka’s shots came from 10 feet and beyond.

– Oklahoma City converted on 10-of-19 shots (52.6%) from 16-23 feet.

– The Thunder assisted on 27 of 44 (61.4%) of their shots in Game 4, tying their season-high previously set on Mar. 10 against Charlotte.

– Kevin Durant scored 36 points and added eight assists, tying his season-high.

– Oklahoma City converted on 75% of their shots at the rim compared to 57% for San Antonio.

– The Spurs ran 16 isolations in Game 4, scoring an average of 1.31 points per possession.

– Durant and Ibaka averaged 1.68 PPP.

– The Spurs limited the ball handler in pick-and-rolls to 0.47 PPP. Excluding those 17 possessions, Oklahoma City averaged 1.21 PPP.

– San Antonio is shooting 54% from the corner this series.

– Tim Duncan’s field goal percentage is 40% when Ibaka patrols the paint.

– Tony Parker averages 22.6 points per 36 minutes and 56% shooting with Thabo Sefolosha on the court this series. Those numbers actually dip to 17.2 points and 48% shooting with Thabo off the floor.

– Westbrook scores 13.6 points per 36 minutes while Parker is on the court.

– When Manu Ginobili is sidelined, Harden scores 30.5 points per 36 minutes. In those 33 minutes, Harden shot 63% from the field.