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Oklahoma City Thunder: OKC needs Serge Ibaka, Kevin Martin and others to produce like they did in the regular season

If everybody on the OKC roster not named Kevin Durant, Derek Fisher or Reggie Jackson could shoot the same percentages and produce the same numbers they did during the 2012-13 regular season, the Thunder might be one win away from returning to the conference finals for the third straight season.
BY JOHN ROHDE Published: May 12, 2013

/articleid/3809133/1/pictures/2051200">Photo - Oklahoma City's Serge Ibaka (9) blocks the shot of Memphis' Zach Randolph (50) during Game 3 in the second round of the NBA basketball playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzles at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn., Saturday, May 11, 2013. Memphis won, 87-81. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City's Serge Ibaka (9) blocks the shot of Memphis' Zach Randolph (50) during Game 3 in the second round of the NBA basketball playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzles at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn., Saturday, May 11, 2013. Memphis won, 87-81. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

“There's no question they deserve some credit for our misses, but we have missed a lot of shots that we've made (in the past),” Brooks said. “Looking back at all the shots we missed … I know our team can make those shots. We've just got to keep getting them and keep stepping up and be ready to make the next one. You can't worry about your last one.”

To the Thunder's credit, its defense has remained solid even though its offense has gone soft.

“We're still defending, which is a good sign,” Brooks said. “Because I still think hopefully (Monday) night we can still make some of those shots that we've put ourselves in position to win.”

2012-13 SEASON STATS VS. MEMPHIS SERIES

Season

Pts.

Reb.

Ast.

Stl.

Blk.

FG

3FG

FT

Kevin Durant

2012-13

28.1

7.9

4.6

1.4

1.3

.510

.416

.905

Memphis

32.0

12.3

6.7

1.7

1.0

.500

.294

.806

Kevin Martin

2012-13

14.0

2.3

1.4

0.9

0.1

.450

.426

.890

Memphis

14.7

3.7

0.7

0.3

0.7

.381

.400

.889

Reggie Jackson

2012-13

5.3

2.4

1.7

0.4

0.2

.458

.231

.839

Memphis

12.7

6.0

2.0

0.7

0.3

.452

.167

.900

Derek Fisher

2012-13

4.1

0.9

0.7

0.6

0.0

.333

.351

.933

Memphis

11.7

0.3

0.3

0.7

0.0

.500

.538

.667

Serge Ibaka

2012-13

13.2

7.7

0.5

0.4

3.0

.573

.351

.749

Memphis

9.7

6.7

0.3

0.0

3.3

.308

.333

.667

Thabo Sefolosha

2012-13

7.6

3.9

1.5

1.3

0.5

.481

.419

.826

Memphis

4.3

2.7

1.7

0.3

0.0

.308

.167

.800

Kendrick Perkins

2012-13

4.2

6.0

1.4

0.6

1.1

.457

.000

.611

Memphis

2.7

5.3

1.0

0.0

0.3

.143

.000

1.000

Nick Collison

2012-13

5.1

4.1

1.5

0.6

0.4

.595

.000

.769

Memphis

1.3

4.0

0.7

0.3

0.0

.286

.000

.000

Team

2012-13

105.7

43.6

21.4

8.3

7.6

.481

.377

.828

Memphis

89.0

43.0

13.3

4.0

5.7

.399

.333

.817


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