NBA Finals: Thabo Sefolosha’s second-half defense made Thunder’s scoring flurry even more valuable

THUNDER 105, HEAT 94 — Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook did their parts in OKC’s Game 1 win. But Thabo Sefolosha and Derek Fisher played significant roles as well; Sefolosha’s defense on the Heat stars, and Fisher’s calm leadership.

By John Rohde Modified: June 13, 2012 at 12:00 am •  Published: June 13, 2012
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Heading into Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Thunder coach Scott Brooks playfully said he would not play three-time scoring champion Kevin Durant all 48 minutes each game, but rather only 47.

Given how the series...

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