Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists Monday night, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a playoff series-clinching 118-104 Game 5 victory over the Dallas Mavericks at Oklahoma City.
Westbrook made 13 of 23 shots and seven of eight free throws for the Thunder, who won the series in five games and will play the San Antonio Spurs in a Western Conference semifinal series starting Saturday.
Kevin Durant scored 33 points and Steven Adams had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Thunder.
Oklahoma City made 50.6% of its shots and outrebounded the Mavericks 42-35.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 points, Justin Anderson had 14 and Zaza Pachulia added 12 points,...