NBA playoff preview for the Western Conference semifinals:
2. SAN ANTONIO
First round defeated Memphis, 4-0.
vs. 3. OKLAHOMA CITY
First round defeated Dallas, 4-1.
Season series: 2-2.
Key stats: The Spurs have the top-ranked defense in the postseason, holding the Grizzlies to 81 points per game and they had the best three-point shooting accuracy (47.1%). The Thunder were first in scoring in the playoffs, averaging 112 points against the Mavericks, and ranked fourth in total rebounds (47.2) and offensive rebounds (13.6).
Prediction: It’s a tough one to pick, but the Thunder in 6.