When people start talking about winning streaks, it makes me nervous. It just always seems that they come to an end right when everyone notices them.
John Schuhmann of NBA.com took a closer look at the Thunder’s last 11 games and what’s went so right.
First, the offense has been ridiculous. OKC’s scoring 115.9 points per 100 possessions during the last 11. (OKC’s first in offensive efficiency at 111.3/100.) Interesting thing about the offense though: The Thunder are actually playing a little bit slower right now than usual. In the first 13 games, OKC played at a 95.5 pace. Over the last 11, 93.5.
I asked Scott Brooks about why the team is playing slower following the game against the Kings. His answer: Keep Reading…