Nothing against the real River Walk, the Alamo or even his team's plush accommodations tucked into the Texas Hill Country.

Even facing an 18-point deficit late in the first quarter, Kevin Durant was determined to make sure his team didn't have to make another trip south of the Red River.

"We didn't want to go back to San Antonio," Durant said.

Durant made sure of that as the Thunder charged into their first NBA Finals since the team moved to Oklahoma with a dramatic 107-99 Game 6 victory over the Spurs on Wednesday night.