Spurs look to close out wild series with Thunder filled with blowouts, lineup changes

Oklahoma City and San Antonio have produced a Western Conference finals that players and coaches say is one of the wildest they have been involved with.

The matchup has been filled with blowouts and dramatic lineup changes. San Antonio leads the series 3-2, and can close it out Saturday in Oklahoma City.

The Thunder made with the first major lineup shifts. Serge Ibaka returned after suffering what was thought to be a season-ending left calf strain, and Reggie Jackson moved into the starting lineup to help the Thunder dominate Games 3 and 4 at home.

In Game 5 in San Antonio, the Spurs' decision to play outside shooters as post players alongside Tim Duncan helped the team's floor spacing, and the Spurs rolled to a 117-89 win.


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