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The Thunder still face the task of winning three out of the next four against a team that hadn’t lost since April 11.
"They’re a great team. They won 20 games [in a row]. They’re not going to push the panic button after one loss," Brooks said.
Western Conference finals
All games on TNT
May 27 » San Antonio 101, Oklahoma City 98
Tuesday » San Antonio 120, Oklahoma City 111
Thursday » Oklahoma City 102, San Antonio 82
San Antonio leads series 2-1
Saturday » San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 6:30 p.m.
x-Monday » Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 7 p.m.
x-June 6 » San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.
x-June 8 » Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 7 p.m.
With a win Saturday night, the Spurs would put Oklahoma City in a 3-1 hole that only eight teams in NBA history have overcome.
"In every sport in every country of the world, when you win everything is great and you were almost perfect. When you lose, you start hearing critics," Ginobili said. "It’s how the world is run and how it works. We knew and Pop was adamant in showing us that we were making mistakes, even when we were winning. But losing can happen."
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