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Despite dominating win, Spurs staying on guard

The Spurs were in rare form in their demolition of the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday, but they refuse to rest on their Game 1 showing.

Wilbon thinks Thunder have plenty of fight left in them (0:49)
Spurs drop 43 on Thunder in first quarter (1:44)
Aldridge puts on a shooting clinic (1:49)
Leonard opens up series with ferocious finish (0:16)
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Walton: Had to take advantage of Lakers opportunity (1:41)
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Thunder's dance party raves into the playoffs (1:40)
The 'Purple Shirt Man' gets testy with Dwyane Wade (0:38)
Did Richardson just bite the basketball? (0:16)
Crawford misses potential game-tying shot (0:12)
Portland crowd erupts when Jordan air balls free throw (0:37)
Ray Allen's miracle 3 of 2013 (2:37)
Curry hopeful of returning before May 9 target date (1:31)
Austin Rivers bloodied after being hit by elbow (0:33)
Steph Curry leads in street clothes (4:21)


Durant not in sharing mood after Game 1

Kevin Durant was asked how he felt after getting blown out by the Spurs, and he started his response by simply saying: "I'm not telling you.”


Leonard opens series with ferocious jam

Game 1's opening points set the tempo for the rest of the game as Kawhi Leonard threw down an impressive dunk for the Spurs.


Walton: Surprised it went down that fast

Luke Walton was also pleased at how quickly he was named the next Lakers head coach because he did not want it to be a distraction to the Warriors.


Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Durant on his emotions after Game 1: "I'm not telling you." Why? "Because it's over with.


Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Tony Parker is the fourth player in the last 30 postseasons to dish at least 12 assists while scoring 2 points or fewer, according to ESPN Stats and Information. He was definitely a facilitator tonight.

Aldridge puts on a shooting clinic

Here are all 18 of LaMarcus Aldridge's field goals in Game 1, where he scored 38 points to spur San Antonio to a 32-point win over the Thunder.


Spurs drop 43 on Thunder in first quarter

San Antonio shot an amazing 18-of-22 from the field to take a 23-point lead in the opening quarter.


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Spurs led by as many as 43 in Game 1. It's the 1st time in the Popovich era the Spurs led a playoff game by 40 or more points.

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Pop just said the Spurs had a great night and OKC just flat out had a bad night.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Spurs rout Thunder 124-92 in NBA West Semis opener. The ViewFromVegas is they also covered as 6.5-point home faves & the game went over 200.

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

The Spurs cruise to a 124-92 over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals. San Antonio led by as many as 43 tonight, marking the first time in the Pop era the Spurs led a playoff game by 40 points or more, according to ESPN Stats and Information.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Game 1 goes to the Spurs, and it was in emphatic, convincing fashion, 124-92. They overwhelmed the Thunder from tipoff, getting everything they wanted on offense and suffocating to normally high octane Thunder offense. Aldridge and Leonard combined for 63 on 28-36 shooting. Westbrook and Durant had 30 on 11-34.

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

So we're starting the fourth quarter…STARTING, and the Spurs lead 105-66. LaMarcus Aldridge has 38 points, his most since February, while Kawhi Leonard has 25 and Danny Green has 18 on 5-of-6 shooting from deep. The Spurs are shooting 68.3 percent as a team, while OKC is at 39.4 percent.

J.A. Adande @jadande

Wonder if Steven Adams still thinks Duncan is a nice guy after Duncan ‘bowed him in the chops on that layup

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

After Jose Bautista's bat flip and the Leafs winning the draft lottery Saturday night for the right to probably select uber American prospect Auston Matthews, a Raptors win would sure help what appears to be a re-birth for Toronto sports.