The San Antonio Spurs take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals after beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 117-89.
The San Antonio Spurs have taken a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals following a 117-89 thrashing of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The scores were close in the early stages, but the home side outscored the Thunder by 10 points in the second quarter as they surged ahead.
Tim Duncan kept the points coming for San Antonio after the break as the visitors fell 20 points behind, with Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green also among the points.
Kevin Durant led the scoring for the Thunder with 25, but the visitors never looked like getting back into the game.
The Spurs will have a chance to seal their place in the NBA Finals when the teams play again on Sunday.
Result: Spurs thrash Thunder >