Thunder-Lakers: OKC victory gets to the heart of the matter

COMMENTARY — After winning Game 1 in a rout, Oklahoma City willed its way to victory Wednesday night to take a 2-0 series lead.

BY BERRY TRAMEL Published: May 17, 2012

Welcome to the Eastern Conference.

Welcome to a world where you don’t score 119 points. Welcome to a world where the basketball is meat-grinder, not greyhound. Welcome to a world where you have to win with defense and sometimes will the ball into the hoop.

Welcome to a world...

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