Author: Alex Roig

Alex Roig has written for his own blog (NowThatsThunderBasketball.com) and for VAVEL.com (an international sports website). He has also been a DT participant for years.

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Thunder @ Rockets: Game 5 Primer

Thunder @ Rockets: Game 5 Primer

I'm not going into this primer with a defeatist attitude. I won't sit here and tell you that despite a likely first round defeat, this was an extrem ...
Thunder start fast, but can’t hold the lead, losing 113-109

Thunder start fast, but can’t hold the lead, losing 113-109

Box Score Before the opening tip, I turned to Travis Singleton of SneakerReporter.com and said, "There's a nervousness in the atmosphere today. ...
Rockets vs. Thunder: Game 4 Primer

Rockets vs. Thunder: Game 4 Primer

Perception. The interpretation of a “what if” reality. To many in the media, the feeling is the Houston Rockets should be up 3-0. If James Harden ...
Five Thoughts From Game 3

Five Thoughts From Game 3

  There were a couple time where Game 3 was beginning to mirror Game 2. In the second half, the Oklahoma City Thunder just couldn't shake ...
Rockets vs. Thunder: Game 3 Primer

Rockets vs. Thunder: Game 3 Primer

Much is being made of Russell Westbrook's collapse in the fourth quarter of Game 2. And while I think that factored into the loss, I point more to ...
Friday Bolts – 4.21.17

Friday Bolts – 4.21.17

Jenni Carlson looks back at Westbrook's 4th quarter: "It was almost as if he meant to, though I'm fairly sure he didn't. Still, it was one of those br ...
Thursday Bolts – 4.20.17

Thursday Bolts – 4.20.17

Andrew Lynch on how 'Bad Russ' may have cost OKC the series: "Obviously, the Thunder made it this far because of Westbrook. They’ll take the good with ...
Thunder @ Rockets: Game 2 Primer

Thunder @ Rockets: Game 2 Primer

  I don't know if sacrificial games are a thing among coaching circles, but it sure does seem like Thunder head coach Billy Donovan likes ...
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