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I would love to see both teams win but only one can. The Thunder will play a surprisingly good defensive game one and they should control the rebounding margin. To make-up for their lack of rebounding, the Nuggets will push the ball at all possible times and should try to force turnovers in order to score easy baskets.
The Thunder will open up hot and will be winning by at least 10 at half time. George Karl will give a killer speech at half time and the Nuggets will then come out strong in the third quarter and get the game within five. The fourth quarter will be back and forth until the last two minutes. In the end, the Thunder close the game with Durant and Westbrook and the Nuggets comeback attempt is unsuccessful.
Thunder win game one 97-91
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