Spurs exploit Serge Ibaka's absence in Game 1 rout of Thunder

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Tim Duncan dominated in and around the paint throughout Game 1 and netted a team-high 27 points.

Tim Duncan dominated in and around the paint throughout Game 1 and netted a team-high 27 points.

Once on the court, however, San Antonio dispensed with anything approaching caution as they attacked the many holes created by Ibaka's absence. The Thunder got their first taste of the Spurs' offense, a machine that put away the Mavericks and tore apart the Blazers. It's certainly too early to bury a resilient Oklahoma City team, but they will be in some serious trouble if Ibaka is still the talk of the town 48 hours from now.