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NBA Playoffs Are Hot Sports Event Ticket

The state of the NBA Playoffs has taken a big swing. OKC Thunder behind a monster game from the dynamic Russell Westbrook tied the Western Conference Finals 2-2. The Miami Heat looks to return to the NBA Finals with a close out opportunity in the Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

The Thunder has been a totally different team with Serge Ibaka in the lineup. The San Antonio Spurs have not made the correct adjustments to Ibaka in the lineup. OKC looked as if they have the Spurs on the ropes. The Thunder protected their home court, and they must win the Western Conference series on the road. Spurs must find an answer to stop the Thunder rather quickly. Westbrook scored 40 points, dished out 10 assists, and had 5 steals in the Thunder’s 105-92 victory. Spurs will have to find a way to stop the quick and athletic Westbrook from attacking the rim. By drawing even in the series 2-2, the Thunder has made series a hot sports event ticket.

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Can the OKC Thunder Avoid Being Swept in the Western Conference Finals

Western Conference Championship Team OKC Thunder

OKC Thunder’s fans had high hopes of getting back to the NBA Finals this season, but the injury bugs hit them once again to nearly make it impossible to advance. Last year, it was the explosive point guard Russell Westbrook going down. Serge Ibaka’s goes down before entering a much anticipated Western Conference Finals between the San Antonio Spurs, it is another stroke of bad luck for the Thunder. The 112-77 blowout loss is all the evidence you need to know that Thunder cannot recover from Ibaka being sidelined.

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What Team Will Win the Western Conference Championship

Western Conference Championshp Team San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs have shown they are ready for a second consecutive trip back to the NBA Finals. However, the NBA MVP, Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma Thunder will try to send the Spurs back to the Lone Star state empty-handed. The task will not be easy, and it does no help that Thunder will not have Serge Ibaka in on the court due to a calf-injury. The Spurs front-line could dominate the boards and could lead them to another Western Conference Championship.

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Wizards and Thunder Must Execute To Win

Washington Wizards and OKC Thunder, both teams have squandered a big lead only to lose the game. Thunder has little room for error; but you never want to lose the momentum in the NBA Playoffs. However, the Wizards its a win or grab your tackle box and go fishing if they lose.

Washington Wizards has proven they can score; however, they must continue to execute and force the action when they have a lead. If John Wall to really plan to show in this NBA series, tonight is the night. He has shot poorly and as leader of this team, he must have best game to prevent the Wizards’ elimination. Washington must execute and not be overcome by their NBA inexperience. Defense is not this team’s identity; therefore, they must stay on the gas run an uptempo game. Wall is one of the quickest guards in the Association and he should push tempo whenever he gets the chance.

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Can Westbrook Help OKC Thunder As A Shoot First First Point Guard

Everyone knows that Kevin Durant is NBA MVP and his acceptance speech will go down in history as possibly the best for accepting award. Congratulations for winning the NBA MVP award. However, Let us take look at how Russell Westbrook helps and potentially hinder the progress of the scoring tandem to a NBA Title.

It is no secret Westbrook cannot be guarded one-on-one. He gets into the lane whenever he wants. He is a great on defense and he is capable of scoring at least 30 points a night. Things that make you scratch your head about Westbrook are questionable shot selection, taking too many shots and thinking of taking the shot before facilitating the offense.

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