Originally written on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL  |  Last updated 11/9/14
Those who witnessed game one of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night, watched as a team evolved and matured before their eyes, from a squad that played tentatively during the first 12 minutes of action, to a team that dominated both ends of the court during the final period, leading to their winning the contest. Perhaps, the Oklahoma City Thunder were a bit overcome with the size of the event they were participating in, four years after being a Lottery team, while their opponents, the Miami Heat were making a repeat performance at the Big Dance, after falling to the Dallas Mavericks last year. The home team, that defeated the Mavericks, the Lakers and the Spurs to reach their first Finals since relocating to Oklahoma City, would rid themselves of their first quarter jitters, as they looked like the seasoned veterans in the second half as they beat the Heat 105-94. Not only did All-Stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook come through offensively down the stretch for the club, but stella...
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