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NBA Odds: Oklahoma City Thunder Host San Antonio Spurs in Game 3 of Western Semifinals

May 4th, 2016

The Oklahoma City Thunder turned things around quickly to even their Western Conference semifinal with the San Antonio Spurs at 1-1 Monday night, which means Oklahoma City now have home-court advantage for the rest of the series – starting with Game 3 Friday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Tip-off is at 9:30 PM ET on ESPN.

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After getting blown out in Game 1 as losing 92-124, the Thunder took advantage of some uncharacteristically poor shooting by San Antonio in Game 2. Then OKC withstood a late run by the Spurs to win 98-97 as 8.5-point road dogs on the closing line, up from +7.5 at the open. Despite the victory, Oklahoma City remains a +230 underdog to win this series and advance to the Western Final.

Both teams have their full rosters active for Game 3. Up to this point, the star of the show has been LaMarcus Aldridge, who scored 79 points for San Antonio over the first two games, and even sank both his 3-point attempts – the only two he’s made all year after shooting 0-for-16 during the regular season.

Kevin Durant (44 points)  and Russell Westbrook (43 points) have combined to shoot 2-of-13 from long range for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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