Jun 2, 2012; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) leads center Kendrick Perkins (5) and forward Kevin Durant (35) up-court in the final minutes of the game against the San Antonio Spurs in game four of the Western Conference finals of the 2012 NBA playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The Thunder beat the Spurs 109-103.
Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (No. 0) leads center Kendrick Perkins (No. 5) and forward Kevin Durant (No. 35) up the court in the final minutes of Game 4 vs. the Spurs. Oklahoma City held off San Antonio's late charger to win 109-103 to even the series at 2-2.
Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka (right rear) blocks a shot by Spurs forward DeJuan Blair as Kevin Durant (No. 35) watches during the second half. Ibaka had a game-high three blocked shots in a dominant performance.
Is that Kimbo Slice?
No, Oklahoma City's bearded wonder is Thunder guard James Harden (No. 13). Pictured driving against Spurs guard Gary Neal during the first half of Game 4, Harden's shot wasn't falling Saturday (just 4 for 13 from field) but the Thunder's sixth man still scored 11 points with 7 rebounds and 7 assists.
You can't have it!
Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (right) drives against the Spurs in Game 4. Westbrook struggled offensively with just 7 points on 2-for-10 shooting, but his defense helped limit Spurs point guard Tony Parker to a 5-for-15 night and just 12 points.
Get that outta here!
Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (No. 5) helps defend as guard Russell Westbrook (No. 0) blocks a shot by Spurs center Boris Diaw (No. 33) during the second half.
Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (No. 9) and center Kendrick Perkins (No. 5) react during the first half Saturday. The inside duo combined to shoot a remarkable 18 for 20 from the field and delivered 41 big points and 14 rebounds for Oklahoma City.
He wants the rock
Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (No. 0) shoots as Spurs center Boris Diaw (left) and forward Tim Duncan (center) defend. The Spurs could not stop the Thunder offense, which shot 56 percent from the field.
Battle for real estate
Thunder forward Kevin Durant (No. 35) is wrapped up with Spurs guard Stephen Jackson (No. 3) during the first half of Game 4. Durant proved to be unstoppable in the fourth quarter, scoring 18 of his 36 points.
Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (No. 5) dunks in front of Spurs forward Tim Duncan (No. 21). Perkins, mostly a banger and defensive player, stepped up with 15 points on 7-for-9 shooting with 9 rebounds.
Over and out of reach
Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (left) fails to block a shot by Spurs forward Tim Duncan during the first half. Duncan was mostly held in check, despite his 21 points and 8 rebounds.
Spurs forward Tim Duncan (No. 21) shoots against Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (left) during the first half.