Posted June 01, 2012 on AP on Fox
After a month and a half of dominance, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich suddenly had a reason to question his team's passion and desire. Kevin Durant scored 22 points, Thabo Sefolosha set playoff career-bests with 19 points and six steals, and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped San Antonio's 20-game winning streak with a 102-82 victory in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night. San Antonio still leads 2-1 heading into Game 4 on Saturday night in Oklahoma City. ''They played like it was a closeout game, both offensively and defensively,'' Popovich said. ''They were very active, physical, they moved the ball well on offense. They did all those things better than we did. They beat us good.'' Sefolosha threw a wrench in the Spurs' well-oiled offense at the start, getting four steals in the first 3 minutes. The Spurs ended up committing a postseason-worst 21 turnovers and scoring their least points all season. San Antonio had been averaging 109.4 points durin...
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