All hail the Oklahoma City Thunder, winners of the Western Conference finals, slayers of the dragon that was the San Antonio Spurs. Kevin Durant put on enough of a clinic in this series that he has people asking if he's the best player in basketball. He couldn't have done it without standout performances from Russell Westbrook and the player attached to James Harden's beard, however. Don't celebrate too early, Oklahoma City fans: The Thunder will have to deal with either a star-studded Heat team or a veteran Celtics squad in the NBA finals.


Westbrook or Harden?

James Harden has been a revelation off the bench, while Russell Westbrook has tailored his game to make Kevin Durant more effective.

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Other than Kevin Durant, who was the MVP for the Thunder in their series against the Spurs?

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    54%
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    36%
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    10%

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Matchup root?

Either the Heat or Celtics could provide big problems for the Thunder in the finals.

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Which team would you rather see play the Thunder in the NBA Finals?

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    47%
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    53%

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A bigger challenge?

Rajon Rondo has been getting pretty creative in these playoffs, but he's not the only star who could give the Thunder fits.

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Which top player would be more of a challenge for the Thunder?

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    3%
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    28%
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    5%
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    11%
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    53%

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