(So this was some block from Serge Ibaka, huh?)
Different game, same result. In the first meeting between the Mavericks and the Thunder, Dallas outscored Oklahoma City 36-22 in the fourth quarter by just outclassing the Thunder. They hit shots, played stellar defense, got physical and basically took the Thunder out of their game.
Like I said, different game, same result.
The Mavericks outscored OKC 24-12 in the final frame tonight sans Dirk Nowitzki as Dallas beat the Thunder 103-93. The key stretch in the game came mid-fourth as Dallas went to a zone on the Thunder, which OKC didn’t really solve. The Thunder went almost four minutes without a point, missing outside jumper after outside jumper. A lot of them were solid looks for good shooters. Kevin Durant doesn’t miss that often when he’s open. But they didn’t go down. If they do, this might be different. The way basketball works. Amazing how good an offense can look when shots go in. Keep Reading…