James Harden was the man for the Thunder, putting in 29 points, five rebounds and five assists while going 11-of-16 from the floor. Harden's brilliant performance included a drive to the basket and a layup at the end of the game that gave the Thunder control of the game.
After being tied at halftime, the Mavericks seemed as though there was still a bit of life left in them, blowing out the Thunder in the third quarter with a 34-21 advantage. Then everything turned around completely for the Mavs, and OKC pressed the gas.
The Thunder went off for 35 points in the fourth quarter, while holding the Mavs to just 16. OKC moves on to play the winner of the Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference Semifinals.
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