Denver Nuggets saves a sweep against Oklahoma City
|Written by OGB|
|Tuesday, 26 April 2011 17:22|
The Nuggets save the match ball, and avoid being eliminated in front of their fans.
They still have the tie uphill, with a 3-1 home court against and in favor of his rival, but at least it may have been the last NBA Picks game in the can, given the face and leave aside the sweep.
For this counted for the first time in the series with a really hot player, and that was a nightmare for Oklahoma.
Ty Lawson could play him one on one (on the 4 th) to Westbrook who yesterday did not turn out the best game in spite of his 30 points.
The two bases remained an interesting match for the first time in the tie.
Best started the crash sites, with a 26-20 in the first set, and good minutes of Afflalo and K-Mart (9 points).
The good work of Collison, Maynor and Harden allowed to balance the forces with Karl deep rotation in the second quarter, and when they returned Durant and Russell, who managed to break the score stood tied at 45 with three pounds of Lawson.
In the second part of the free sports picks game Galinari took action, and near its base Smith who has always paid either from the bench, scoring far as he could not get Hilario.
All Star a couple of thunder was a sledgehammer and he added a powerful bass Ibaka boards.
Despite the shadow of the near elimination, the locals played better the climactic moments of grief.
A 7-0 put out a 78-69 that made the stands would collapse, and these benefits were maintained until midway through the fourth quarter, KD35 took over and with a triple to put his team four points (87 - 83).
Each Thunder attack ended with joining Durant from free, but Gallo and Lawson responded well.
0-5 of Part A (after triple Durántula) made a thrilling 98-96 a minute.
After failure of Felton, also missed a triple Westbrook, 22 seconds in the absence of scoring two free Felton, answered by a quick basket Westbrook (100-98).
The thunder forced two free Felton, who missed the first, allowing choice of a tie with a triple (101-98), and with 15 seconds left.
It was Westbrook who came to take responsibility, but missed his fifth triple of the night (0 of 6 in total), Lawson closer to victory from the free (103-98).
In the absence of 4 seconds, Durant seater scare (103-101) and Felton scored again to give life just a free (104-101), a drama in the stands, and Westbrook which runs half-track to launch a three-pointer at the buzzer forzadísimo that did not come, so the fans could finally breathe.