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2012 NBA Playoffs, Thunder Vs. Lakers: Game 1 Breakdown [VIDEO]

Game 1 between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Lakers was all Thunder as they easily won 119-90 to take a 1-0 series lead. SB Nation's Ben Golliver goes deep in breaking down the first game of this series.

Golliver quickly points out the point guard situation, noting that the Lakers do not have the defensiver personell to slow down both Russell Westbrook and James Harden. If the Lakers can not slow down Westbrook and Harden then this could be a quick series win for the Thunder.

Some other red flags for the Lakers is their lack of bench play which the Thunder outscored 50-24 and multiple players lost their exposure late in the game when the lead was hovering around 30 points.

For more info on the Oklahoma City Thunder, go check out Welcome To Loud City and for more on the Lakers, go out and visit Silver Screen and Roll.