Last week’s action saw an upset with the Oklahoma City Thunder upsetting the highly fancied San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference and the Thunder continued their giant-killing run after disposing of the Warriors at Oracle Arena; Golden State’s home court. With Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant running rampant in their comeback victory, the Thunder now looks to game two in Oakland, California to capitalise on the game one win. The best of seven series decides who progresses to the NBA Finals series and who cements their place as just another also-ran.
If Golden State can’t score a win over the Oklahoma in game two, their season is a very real chance of ending. That would send an enormous emotional jolt to coach Steve Kerr and the NBA’s MVP Steph Curry as well as every player, official and fan.
Over in the East, LeBron James went mad against the Toronto Raptors in Cleveland, with the Cavaliers saluting the majority of UBET customers with a classy ?-? win. The Cavs entered the opening encounter with the Canadian-based club as $1.90 favourites and plenty of punters pounced at the chance to collect.
Thursday, May 19, 11:00am (AEST) @ Oracle Arena, California
Friday, May 20, 10:30am (AEST) @ Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland