That’s more like it.
Actually, let me try that again.
THAT’S MORE LIKE IT.
What the Thunder really needed was one win in Dallas. Well, that’s out of the way. Emphatically out of the way. Oklahoma City not only took Game 3 to go up 3-0, but the Thunder did it in rip-your-heart-out-and-stomp-on-it fashion. Impressive is the buzzword here. Damn impressive.
The first two games of this series were excruciatingly close, and really, the Mavs might’ve lost this thing when Kevin Durant’s jumper bounced around and in. Because that was Dallas’s shot to steal one and make this thing a legit series. We’ve seen it all this season that the Thunder are the superior team, but there was reason to fear the Mavs because of, you know. But this game was coming at some point. It looked like it was coming Game 2, but OKC couldn’t close the first half and go for the killshot. In this one, the Thunder had three different cracks at the killshot, and finally pulled it to close the third quarter. Keep Reading…