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NBA Finals: What TV analysts, media personalities and fans were saying during Game 1

by Ryan Sharp Published: June 12, 2012

Here's a look at what TV analysts, media personalities and fans were saying during Game 1 of the NBA Finals:

* NFL star Wes Welker via Twitter: “Please no more uncontested shots fellas.”

* Fox Sports writer Jennifer Floyd Engel via Twitter: “(Kevin Durant) really playing some ‘D' on Bron-Bron, and Heat ‘others' really coming to play.”

* ESPN's John Hollinger via Twitter: “Revenge series for Daequan Cook by the way. Heat paid Thunder to take him, clearing cap for LeBron/Bosh.”

* ABC analyst Jeff Van Gundy: “You know who I feel for? Seattle. It is such a great basketball city. They not only lost their team, they also lost their records.”

* ABC play-by-play man Mike Breen: “Derek Fisher knocks that one down! It's only his 226th playoff game.”

* Oklahoma State football player Evan Epstein via Twitter: “The Heat would be an unstoppable soccer team with all the flopping.”

* Actress Olivia Munn via Twitter: “Let's go Thun-der, LET'S GO! *clap, clap!”

* Van Gundy: “I love how Scott Brooks has dealt and managed a lot of criticism that has come Russell Westbrook's way.”

* ESPN analyst Jalen Rose: “The reason why both teams can be so effective switching all screens is that neither team utilizes post offense.”

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by Ryan Sharp
Senior Assistant Sports Editor
Ryan Sharp is a lifelong Oklahoman but was born in Texas, something he doesn't share too often with his OU- and OSU-loyal friends. Ryan spent a good chunk of his early childhood in southeast Oklahoma, before moving to Shawnee, where he...
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