NBA Finals 2012: Why the Oklahoma City Thunder Will Be Impossible to Beat

On Wednesday night, the Oklahoma City Thunder crushed the San Antonio Spikes, 107-99, in Game 6 of the 2012 NBA Western Meeting Finals. The Thunder should hold on until the Eastern Meeting Finals completions to learn of their next adversary either the Miami Intensity or the Boston Celtics. Game 6 of that series will initiate this evening at 8:30 p.m. Eastern time. The Celtics lead 3-2.

Despite rival, the Thunder will win the 2012 NBA Finals. Oklahoma City has played the best season finisher ball this season, dominating 12 of 15 matches.

The Thunder lead all season finisher groups in focuses per game (102.3) and free toss rate (.835). Add in a .481 field objective rate and a .374 three point field objective rate, and lead trainer Scott Creeks has the group scoring from wherever on the court. Oklahoma City has not turned the ball over a lot, by the same token.

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However the Thunder have not played areas of strength for excessively, their capacity to score and to win has compensated for it such a long ways in the 2012 NBA End of the season games.

Kevin Durant has been the best scorer in the Western Gathering end of the season games. He drives generally Western Gathering players with 417 all out places, which midpoints to 27.8 focuses per game.

Durant drives all players in three point rate (.364) who have endeavored somewhere around 60 three point shots. Not including Lazar Hayward, who endeavored and made a single shot, Durant is third in the group with a .505 field objective rate.

Durant is second among all players with 111 protective bounce back. During the customary season, Durant added up to 487 cautious bounce back, sufficient for seventh in the association.

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Serge Ibaka has a field objective level of .556. Ibaka is the end of the season games' absolute best blocker with 3.3 blocks per game. His solid post play, both unpalatably and protectively, has contributed extraordinarily to the Thunder's progress in the 2012 postseason.

Derek Fisher has furnished Oklahoma City with incredible veteran authority falling off the seat. Fisher has played in every one of the 15 season finisher games and midpoints 21.2 minutes per game. With the Los Angeles Lakers, Fisher brought home five NBA titles, so the Thunder's young stars ought to gain from him how to become NBA champions. With Fisher ready, Oklahoma City has an encounter to praise the young.

James Solidify has kept on showing why he won the 2011-12 NBA 6th Man of the Year Grant. Solidify has not begun a solitary season finisher game, however he has found the middle value of 1.7 takes per game and a .446 shooting rate past the curve.

Whichever group wins the Eastern Gathering should fear the facial hair in the finals, particularly from three point an area. Regardless of falling off the seat, Solidify has found the middle value of 31.1 minutes per game in these end of the season games.

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No one ought to misjudge Oklahoma City's childhood. Just four players who have showed up in the end of the season games for the Thunder are somewhere around 30 years of age. Six players are under 25 years of age. Durant, Solidify and Russell Westbrook seemingly the Thunder's three best players — are 23, 22, and 23, individually.

On the off chance that Oklahoma City were to meet Boston in the NBA Finals, it would confront a group with five season finisher entertainers north of 30 years of age. Each of the three of the Enormous Three Kevin Garnett, Beam Allen and Paul Pierce are something like 34 years of age.

The Celtics wouldn't stay up with the Thunder's super charged offense in a season finisher series. The San Antonio Prods, another more established group, couldn't cut down the Roar in the Western Gathering Finals.

The Miami Intensity additionally has some wear on its tires, yet its Enormous Three of LeBron James, Dwayne Swim and Chris Bosh are no more seasoned than 30. James likewise won the 2011-12 NBA Most Important Player Grant, as he and Durant were the best players in their separate gatherings this season.

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Miami would toll far superior to Boston in the NBA Finals, however the Intensity have not played as well as the Roar in the end of the season games. Miami has a lower field objective rate than Oklahoma City, a three point field objective rate (.317) and free toss rate (.719) under the association normal for the end of the season games, and less focuses per game than the Thunder.

Protectively, the Intensity have played far superior to the Thunder. Miami has given up less than 90 focuses per game. Unpleasantly, the Intensity have played obviously superior to the Celtics all through the end of the season games.

The rival, however, has not made a difference to Oklahoma City in the 2012 NBA End of the season games. San Antonio tied for the association's best customary season record and completed second in normal season focuses per game. The Thunder have continued to roll.

Last season, Oklahoma City lost in the Western Meeting Finals to the Dallas Dissidents. This season, the Thunder have defeated the two deterrents, beating Dallas in the principal round of the Western Gathering End of the season games and dominating the Western Meeting Finals.

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Like the Lakers brought home five NBA titles from 2000 to 2010, the Thunder can turn into the group of 10 years. That all beginnings with a NBA title in 2012. A relentless offense matched with a youthful core simply entering its prime proposes this is just the start of incredible achievement the Midwest. Oklahoma City has ruled the opposition this postseason. The strain of the Finals won't transform anything.

As an establishment, the Seattle SuperSonics and the Oklahoma City Thunder have drawn near to a title ordinarily however have one win (1979). The establishment is 3-4 in the Western Gathering Finals and 1-2 in the NBA Finals. This season, the Thunder will switch the fortunes of their ancestors and raise the Larry O'Brien Prize indeed.

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