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Spurs break away from Thunder for blowout win, 117-89
Spurs break away from Thunder for blowout win, 117-89

Boris Diaw dismissed the years, and the pounds, the pudgy, past-his-prime forward serving as the spark the San Antonio Spurs desperately needed. His statistics were fairly modest, but Diaw’s heady play and nonstop energy propelled the Spurs to a 117-89 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night at the AT&T Center. Diaw helped the Spurs get back to their brand of basketball after a pair of sluggish defeats. They will take a 3-2 lead into Game 6 on Saturday in Oklahoma City, where the Thunder has defeated the Spurs nine consecutive times. Diaw finished with 13 points, six rebounds, three assists and one blocked shot, his...

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