On This Date in NBA Playoffs History: June 6, The 2012 Thunder Advanced to the Finals

Jun 06, 2012; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook (0) takes a shot over San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker (9) during game six of the Western Conference finals of the 2012 NBA playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Oklahoma City won 107-99. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

2012 – In a 107-99 Oklahoma City Thunder victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals, the Thunder moved on to the franchise’s first NBA Finals since 1996. Before Oklahoma City won four straight games to take the series, San Antonio had won 20 consecutive contests. The 2013 playoffs have been a different story: the Spurs have won their last six games to move on to the Finals.

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