I had no idea what to really expect tonight.
In a series with two tremendously terrific teams, for three straight games it was garbage time units finishing up the evening. After the Thunder’s ambush in Game 3, it seemed to me as if Game 4 was set up to be something special. A game of punches and counterpunches, a back-and-forth slugfest with two titans going for knockout blows.
Instead, the Thunder straight up ran the Spurs.
The game, though, started all Spurs. They opened on an 8-0 run, spacing out the Thunder with a couple 3s and a driving layup from Tony Parker. It seemed as if maybe, all that magic of Serge Ibaka’s return had worn off and reality might be setting back in. The Spur machine was humming, and the Thunder were disjointed. Keep Reading…