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Spurs rout Thunder to take 3-2 lead in Western Conference Finals

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San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard grabs a defensive rebound against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first half of Game 5 of the Western Conference finals NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard grabs a defensive rebound against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first half of Game 5 of the Western Conference finals NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard grabs a defensive rebound against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first half of Game 5 of the Western Conference finals NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard grabs a defensive rebound against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first half of Game 5 of the Western Conference finals NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard grabs a defensive rebound against the Oklahoma City during the first half of Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals on Thursday in San Antonio. (Eric Gay/Associated Press)

RAUL DOMINGUEZ
Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO — Tim Duncan had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Manu Ginobili scored 19 points and the San Antonio Spurs rolled to a 117-89 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals.

Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green each had 14 points, Boris Diaw added 13 and Tony Parker scored 12 for the Spurs, who are a win away from returning to the NBA Finals after losing in seven games to Miami last year.

Kevin Durant scored 25 points, but Russell Westbrook had only 21 points and seven assists after finishing with 40 points and 10 assists in Game 4.

Game 6 is Saturday in Oklahoma City.

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