The Oklahoma City Thunder and Dallas Mavericks will meet in a three-game best-of-seven NBA Finals series on Monday, May 11, in Dallas.

    Here are the winners and losers from that series.

    OKC: Derrick Williams (Sacramento Kings) and Jahlil Okafor (Boston Celtics) will get the best-case scenario for their teams to advance to the NBA Finals, as both are in the top five of the NBA draft lottery.

    Williams and OkaFOR will play their way to the playoffs.

    They each have four wins and two losses, and both have two games remaining in their playoff series.

    Williams has a winning percentage of .500, while OkaFor has a .482 win percentage.

    Williams had his best shooting performance in a Thunder uniform in Game 1 against the Memphis Grizzlies, shooting 29.5 percent (21-of 42) from the field and 14-of 28 from three-point range.

    He added eight rebounds and five assists in Game 2.

    In Game 3 against the Houston Rockets, Williams shot 38.3 percent (16-of 20) from three and 14.3 from the floor.

    In his previous four games, Williams had 11 points, seven rebounds, four assists and four steals in a loss to the Detroit Pistons.

    OkaFon has been on a tear since returning from a torn ACL and MCL, averaging 18.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 26.8 minutes per game.

    He has made 17 of 29 shots from the free-throw line and has scored 20 points in six games.

    Williams is averaging 27.3 minutes per night, while Jahlill is averaging 20.4 minutes per contest.

    Ola Fon has also been on fire since returning, averaging 21.6 points, 9.0 rebounds, 4.2 blocks and 2.8 steals in 26 minutes per outing.

    He also has seven steals in four games this series.

    The Thunder is 3-2 against the Mavericks in the regular season, and has a chance to advance if the series goes to seven games or more. 

    OKC has won four of the past five meetings between these two teams.

    The two teams have split the series seven times, including two straight in the 2017 NBA Finals.

    The Oklahoma Thunder are 0-3 against the Dallas Mavericks, who are 4-1 against the Oklahoma City Clippers this season.

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