Oklahoma City is one win away from the franchise's first NBA Finals, after a thrilling five-point win in San Antonio Monday night.
"We never just thought we were supposed to wait our turn," the 23-year-old Thunder star said following the biggest road win of his career Monday night.
What little wait they've had could end Wednesday.
That's when the Thunder can finish off the San Antonio Spurs back home in Oklahoma City — where they're unbeaten in these playoffs — and complete a remarkable turnaround in the Western Conference finals after starting in an 0-2 hole and up against a 20-game Spurs winning streak that ranks among the longest in NBA history.
But look who's unstoppable now.
Durant scored 27 points and the Thunder beat the Spurs 108-103 in Game 5, moving within a victory of a series knockout and the conference title after beating San Antonio for the third time in five days.
"We came here, we wanted to get a win on their home floor," Durant said. "That's what it took for us to advance or to get to where we wanted to go."
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