The return of Serge Ibaka breathed new life into the Oklahoma City Thunder as OKC won game three of the Western Conference Finals against the San Antonio Spurs, 106-97.
After missing games one and two, Serge made an immediate impact in game three. He hit his first five shots and scored 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting. He was a handful defensively for the Spurs as well, with four blocked shots.
Russell Westbrook led the way for the Thunder with 26 points. Kevin Durant added 25. Westbrook ended the first half scoring the Thunder's final ten points which included back-to-back threes.
Scott Brooks changed the starting line-up Sunday night against the Spurs. Reggie Jackson got the start and poured in 15 points. He also had five assists and four rebounds.
Manu Ginobili was the high scorer for San Antonio with 23 points. Tim Duncan had 16.
Game four of the Western Conference Finals stays in Oklahoma City and will be played on Tuesday night at 8 p.m. The Spurs lead the series 2-1.