Article Photos: Closeout game a new experience for Thunder 23/25

Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith (5) shoots a three-point shot during the second half of game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder  Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Denver. Oklahoma City beat Denver 97-94 to take a 3-0 series lead. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)