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The Oklahoma City Thunder have a great home-court advantage and they should be pumped to be in front of their great fans again. They will no doubt come out with a ton of energy and should look to be aggressive out of the gate.
Russell Westbrook will be in attack mode to start off and when the defense starts to key on him, he will defer to Durant and let him go off.
The Thunder should get more production out of Durant and Westbrook this game, but their bench still needs to be in the 30-35 point range. The Thunder are at their best when their bench scores consistently and plays solid defense.
Also, they need to keep taking smart shots, as they did in Game 2. In Game 2, they shot 56 percent from the field and 81 percent from the line. They need to continue to capitalize on high-percentage shots and make the Mavs pay for fouling them.