Thunder Historic in Game 1 Win Over Mavericks

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The Oklahoma City Thunder dismantled the Dallas Mavericks 108-70 to win game 1 of their Western Conference Playoff series.

It's the largest playoff win in franchise history and the lowest amount of points allowed by a team in a playoff game in franchise history. The Thunder allowed 26 percent shooting in the first half by the Mavs, that is the lowest shooting percentage by a team in a playoff game in franchise history.

The Thunder started strong and never stopped. On both ends. The Thunder shot 45 percent for the game and hit 12 three's in the blowout. Dirk Nowitzki was the only Mav in double figures scoring 18 points.

Russell Westbrook had a game high 24 points and 11 assists. Kevin Durant had 23. Neither of them played in the 4th quarter.

Serge Ibaka was perfect from behind the arc en route to a 17 point, nine rebound night. Enes Kanter came off the bench to score 16 and grab 13 boards.

The Thunder dominated the paint in the first three quarters going 16 of 21 and scoring 32 points. They also out rebounded Dallas 56-23.

77 percent of the time, the team that wins game one of a seven game series, goes on to advance. Game two against Dallas is Monday night inside Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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