The wild west shootout involving two of the West's most athletic teams heads to the Rocky Mountains Saturday night. The Oklahoma City Thunder held serve in the first two games of the Western Conference match up and will now have to battle it out in enemy territory. The Denver Nuggets return home after a tough Game 1 loss and Game 2 blowout, which saw OKC put the game away early.
It remains to be seen if the Denver can get back into the series with the help of their home crowd. The Pepsi Center will undoubtedly be rocking on Saturday night for what will be the first playoff home game for the revamped, "Carmelo-less" Nuggets.
Here are five keys to Game 3 between the Nuggets and Thunder.