All it took to end the Spurs' 20-game winning streak was a little bit of Loud City.
With a raucous crowd behind them, the Thunder won 102-82 and turned the Western Conference Finals into an interesting series again.
The Spurs led 24-22 after the first quarter, but the Thunder used a 24-8 run to take a commanding 54-41 lead at halftime, and the game was never that close again. OKC led 78-60 after three quarters.
Kevin Durant led all scorers with 22 points on 8-for-17 shooting, along with six rebounds and five assists. Russell Westbrook finished with 10 points, nine assists, seven rebounds, four steals and a game-best +29. Thabo Sefolosha added 19 points. The high-pressure defense of the Thunder forced the Spurs into 21 turnovers for the game. San Antonio shot just 39.5 percent from the floor, while the Thunder shot 45.5. Tony Parker led the Spurs with 16, but scored just five in the second half.
It looked like the Spurs would have little trouble on the way back to the NBA Finals, but Thursday's dominating win surely will change some predictions.
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