Nets (3-11, 1-8 road) vs. Thunder (9-6, 6-3 home)
TV: FS Oklahoma
Radio: WWLS The Sports Animal (98.1 FM, 640 AM, 1300 AM The Buzz Tulsa)
Time: 7:00 PM CST
Offensive Rating: Thunder – 110.6 (3rd), Nets – 100.3 (28th)
Defensive Rating: Thunder – 104.9 (18th), Nets – 108.3 (26th)
It’s amazing what the return of a former MVP will do for a team. If Russell Westbrook is the adrenaline of the team, then Kevin Durant is the melatonin that relaxes them and calms them down. It was just one game, but it was probably the most complete game the Thunder have played this season. Outside of some turnovers in the first quarter, the Thunder offense looked crisp and efficient. The defense was more in tune and aggressive, especially on the interior. In essence, it was Thunder basketball.
This is the first meeting of the season between the Thunder and the Brooklyn Nets. The Nets swept the season series last year, as they played the Thunder twice early in the season when they were without both Durant and Westbrook. Keep Reading…