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PBT Extra: Talking Heat-Thunder Game 2 with Darnell Mayberry

Oklahoma City Thunder's Kendrick Perkins

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kendrick Perkins (5), Thabo Sefolosha (2), Kevin Durant (35) and Russell Westbrook (0) celebrate a basket in Game 1 of the NBA Finals at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 12, 2012. The Thunder defeated the Heat 105-94. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

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It was an impressive win for the Thunder in Game 1 0f the NBA finals. They can ask their Heat counterparts — who won Game 1 against Dallas last finals — what that means long-term.

To help break down what happened and look ahead to Game 2 we speak with Darnell Mayberry, the Thunder beat writer for the Oklahoman (who you should be following on twitter, he does fantastic coverage). We talk about the impact of the Thunder in football country, the impact of the Thunder role players and even a little about what LeBron James can do to change things.

I expect a much closer game 2, but the Thunder players are very comfortable at home and they will be tough to knock off because of it.