It’s that time again, where I correctly predict 35 very important things that will happen during the Thunder’s season. I went 35-for-35 last season (note: don’t click this link) so you can fully expect all of these things to happen without fail.
This Thunder season does carry ample amounts of uncertainty with it, mainly because 90 percent of the team is, or has been injured. There’s no question of the team’s potential at full strength, but the question is how much they can survive for the 6 to 8 weeks where they’re not. How many games will this cost them? Enough to affect their seeding? Enough to drop them from having homecourt? The Thunder aren’t in serious amounts of trouble, regardless of how much teeth-gnashing there is during the first month. They just need to be right by April.
What it makes for is an interesting season. As if there weren’t already enough reasons to watch.
So here they are — 35 statements made with the irrational confidence of Russell Westbrook facing a one-on-four fast break. Let’s get stupid: Keep Reading…