Durant erupts early, Westbrook steadies Thunder late to finish off Spurs and march to West finals
Kevin Durant led the charge of the OKC Thunder to the West conference finals with 37 points. AP

OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant scored 37 points, Russell Westbrook added 28, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 113-99 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) to win the Western Conference semifinal series 4-2.

Steven Adams had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Andre Roberson added 14 points for the Thunder.

Oklahoma City lost 124-92 in Game 1, but first-year coach Billy Donovan led the Thunder to victory in four of the next five. Oklahoma City will face defending NBA champion Golden State in the Western Conference finals, starting Monday in Oakland.

Kawhi Leonard scored 22 points, Tim Duncan had 19 and LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 for the Spurs. San Antonio lost just once at home during the regular season, but the Thunder beat the Spurs twice in San Antonio during the series.

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