Thunder Social Scene: Pivotal Game 2 For OKC


Monday, May 2nd 2016, 7:22 pm
By: News 9


Thunder reporter Steve McGehee (@SteveMcGehee) and Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) are inside the AT&T Center in San Antonio as the Spurs are set to host the Thunder in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals. OKC will be looking to rebound from Saturday night's blowout and steal a win on the road to even up the series. Steve and Dean will both be tweeting updates throughout, so keep checking in to ensure you don't miss out on any of the action. 

Related: Game 2 Preview

Unbelievable. #News9Thunder

— Jeff Bardach (@JeffBardach) May 3, 2016

brilliant play design. horrible horrible d by serge.

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Money. Up 4, 18.3. Thunder too often get soft in this position and give up quick points. Need to play hard D...& sound. @NEWS9Thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Really need to run clock, get good shot-preferably off Russ drive - and play defensive possession of lives. Chance for epic. @NEWS9. Up 3

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

I can't believe what i just saw. KD drives, dishes to....Andre Roberson?

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Am I the only one who feels like the #Thunder's season is hanging in the balance right now? #OKCvsSAS #News9Thunder #NBAPlayoffs

— Chuck Fisher (@cfishernews9) May 3, 2016

Been saying it all yr. For 1 of Earth's greatest players, KD gets fewer calls than any. Big one there. No points and 3 for SA. @NEWS9Thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Kanter playing clean up on the errant Waiters shot, Enes 12pts, 7 rebs, Thunder up 83-76. #News9Thunder

— Steve McGehee (@SteveMcGehee) May 3, 2016

#Thunder have put themselves in position for 1 of best wins, ever. But lots of work to be done. Rested Russ a bonus. 83-76. @NEWS9Thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Attack, attack, attack and dish. Don't revert to that regular season 4th quarter iso crap. @NEWS9Thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

That stretch right there may cost them the game...& in effect, the series. I know guys have 2 rest, but Morrow, Payne & Kanter=sieve. @NEWS9

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Thunder 77 Spurs 76 after 3, Time to put Russ back in. #News9Thunder

— Steve McGehee (@SteveMcGehee) May 3, 2016

Can't play with him billy. Killing you.

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

I hope this Payne experiment is short-lived. Russ must be dogged or why would you sit him?

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

As well as Russ is playing on offense, he can't keep letting up on D

— Brett Coppenbarger (@BrettCope) May 3, 2016

This is a game the #Thunder can play some w/o KD but Russ has to be out there...rest of way @NEWS9Thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Tons of keys...as always. But at least breaking even on backboard would go long way in getting out of Dodge w W. @NEWS9Thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Team Ball on display, KD, Russ, Serge, Adams and Kanter are in double figures. #News9Thunder

— Steve McGehee (@SteveMcGehee) May 3, 2016

Prolly gonna take a strong second half of 3-pointers & slowing LA a little 4 #Thunder to pull upset. Expect +9 rebounding to change. @NEWS9

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Well, they survived the first half. 24 minutes from a spilt and a huge momentum swing headed to OKC. #News9Thunder

— Jeff Bardach (@JeffBardach) May 3, 2016

Thunder 56 Spurs 53 Half , how about that Thunder fans? #News9Thunder

— Steve McGehee (@SteveMcGehee) May 3, 2016

Tremendous half, getting out ahead when weaker teams would've succumbed. Think adding Aldridge was big? @NEWS9Thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Can't just keep throwing it in and not giving Serge help. Either pull him or help him.

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Pitiful Serge. First 3 nearly air-balled. 2nd one 2 feet short. It doesn't get any bigger than now, Serge, Produce.
Must close half. @NEWS9

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Russell shouldn't sit the rest of the night. Period. #News9Thunder

— Jeff Bardach (@JeffBardach) May 3, 2016

Russ???!!

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Gotta sit Payne. Payne-ful to watch that timid handle in a game like this. Complete 180 from Russ' agression to Cam. @NEWS9Thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Spurs score 6 straight to open 2nd, Thunder up two. #News9Thunder

— Steve McGehee (@SteveMcGehee) May 3, 2016

#Thunder successful w/pregame mandate to 'punch em first,' lead 29-21 after 1.
The key becomes maintaining intensity & fight.
@NEWS9Thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Thunder 29 Spurs 21 after first, #News9Thunder

— Steve McGehee (@SteveMcGehee) May 3, 2016

A lay-up festival is starting to creep in to the #Thunder D. Better stop that fast. @NEWS9Thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Here come the @spurs. Off to a terrible start, but still hangin around. #News9Thunder #OKCvsSAS

— Chuck Fisher (@cfishernews9) May 3, 2016

Billy goes from anti-offense roberson to all offense morrow. @news9thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Spurs had a 3 on 5 and they still got an open look. #News9Thunder

— Brian Mueller (@BMuellerNews9) May 3, 2016

#Thunder could/should be up double digits. Spurs missed more layups than they have in a month of Sundays. Still, love the intensity. @news9

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

you know pop's making adjustments. We'll see if OKC can throttle. @NEWS9Thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Now that's more like it. Who knows where it ends, but no excuse to not come out like rabid hounds every big game. 7-2 OKC. @NEWS9Thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

San Antonio opens with a miss, make, miss, miss, miss, miss, miss #News9Thunder

— Steve McGehee (@SteveMcGehee) May 3, 2016

So Russ comes over the green...great. But simple pick and roll defense bust...lucky no layup #Thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Roberson on Leonard. Russ attacks, to line. Two good things to start. #Thunder @News9

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

After 32-point loss #Thunder odds to win NBA title plummet from 8-1 to 20-1. #News9Thunder

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 3, 2016

Russ in the house. @News9 pic.twitter.com/rTElLzWOup

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 2, 2016

It's just warm-ups but #Thunder w noticeably more focus & intensity than 2 nights ago B4 slaughter. @News9Thunder pic.twitter.com/FKe2QILYO3

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 2, 2016

KD hangs after a remarkable warm-up shooting session. Needs to carry over. @news9Thunder pic.twitter.com/vmIu1JgG2V

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 2, 2016

I expect a superstar performance from this guy tonight. #News9Thunder pic.twitter.com/6CxjgEM66H

— Steve McGehee (@SteveMcGehee) May 2, 2016

The AT&T Center awfully quiet 3 1/2 hrs B4 awfully big game. I'll explain, live @News9 & @NewsOn6 at 6:20. #Thunder pic.twitter.com/72W2g1qEfm

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 2, 2016

Boris Diaw-We expect them (OKC) to come full blast. #News9Thunder

— Steve McGehee (@SteveMcGehee) May 2, 2016

Thunder say starting w much more energy essential in Game 2. @NEWS9 #News9Thunder pic.twitter.com/l47qyEBgnL

— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) May 2, 2016

Checking out the Spurs again, no question they expect better from OKC tonight. #News9Thunder pic.twitter.com/nubnNhTYFO

— Steve McGehee (@SteveMcGehee) May 2, 2016

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Thunder reporter Steve McGehee along with Dean Blevins will be tweeting updates throughout Monday night's Game 2 matchup between the Thunder and Spurs. 

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