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Thunder end Spurs' winning streak

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The Oklahoma City Thunder have put an emphatic end to San Antonio's 20-game winning streak while pulling within two games to one in the NBA's Western Conference finals.

Kevin Durant had 22 points and Thabo Selolosha  had his finest postseason game as the Thunder clobbered the Spurs 102-82. Oklahoma City won easily despite limited offensive production out of Russell Westbrook, who finished with 10 points but also had nine assists and seven rebounds.

Sefolosha delivered career playoff highs of 19 points and six steals while helping the Thunder neutralize Tony Parker, who took just 12 shots and finished with 16 points to tie Stephen Jackson for the team lead.

The Spurs were trying to tie the NBA record for most wins to start a postseason. The Lakers won 11 straight to open the 1989 and 2001 playoffs.

The blowout allowed Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to rest Parker and Tim Duncan in the final 15 minutes. Manu Ginobili  came out for good early in the fourth quarter and finished with just eight points in 20 minutes. Ginobili and Duncan combined for only 19 points on 6-for-20 shooting.

Game 4 is slated for Oklahoma City on Saturday.

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