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NBA Playoffs: Comparing the OKC Thunder and San Antonio Spurs' remaining games

The Thunder and Spurs are battling for the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference. Here's how their remaining schedules stack up.
BY JOHN ROHDE Published: April 9, 2012

The Thunder and San Antonio Spurs are battling for the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference and the home-court advantage that goes with it.

The Spurs will be busy up to the very end, while OKC has a good rhythm with its remaining contests while finishing the season one day earlier and getting an extra day of rest for the playoffs.

OKC's remaining schedule (4 home; 6 away):

April 9 — at Milwaukee: Lone meeting of the year against Bucks. OKC's chances of winning: 60 percent.

11 — Los Angeles Clippers: Clippers trying to keep home court in first round. OKC's chances: 70 percent.

13 — Sacramento: This will be the first of three meetings in an 11-day span. OKC's chances: 85 percent.

14 — at Minnesota: Five-game road trip begins with back end of back-to-back. OKC's chances: 60 percent.

16 — at LA Clippers: Second meeting in five days and it figures to be intense. OKC's chances: 40 percent.

18 — at Phoenix: Playing every other day is a helpful rhythm on the road. OKC's chances: 60 percent.

20 — at Sacramento: Thunder will be out to avenge Feb. 9 loss in Sacramento. OKC's chances: 65 percent.

22 — at LA Lakers: OKC dominated Lakers both times this year. Will it be three? OKC's chances: 55 percent.

24 — Sacramento: Back home for a final back-to-back. Thunder should be focused. OKC's chances: 95 percent.


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