Playoff Recap: Ginobili and Diaw provide needed boost as Spurs roll

Despite an absurd dunk by Russell Westbrook, probably the best of the playoffs, and 5-5 from Reggie Jackson for 11 points the Spurs were tied with the Thunder 32-32 after one in Game five of the Western Conference Finals in San Antonio.

The Spurs continued their offensive barrage outscoring the Thunder 33-23 in the second period paced by Tim Duncan's 14 and 9 taking a 10 point lead into the locker room.

Oklahoma City was once again outscored by 10 in the third as they trailed the Spurs by 20 going into the final frame.

San Antonio kept the Thunder at more than an arm's length the rest of the way in fact increasing the lead substantially and cruising to an easy 117-89 win.

Inside the Numbers


Manu Ginobili and Boris Diaw provided a huge lift off the bench for the Spurs. Ginobili had 19 on 7-9 (3-4 from 3) as well as 4 rebounds and six assists. Diaw's final numbers were 13 points, six rebounds and three assists (2-2 from deep).

San Antonio as a team were 13-26 from 3.

The Spurs are 9-1 at home in the postseason


Westbrook and Durant both had solid games combining for 46 on 17-33 shooting.

The Thunder were minus 13 on the boards 35-48.

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