Thunder (0-1, 0-1 road) vs. Clippers (0-0, 0-0 home)
Offensive Rating: Thunder – 99.1 (21st), Clippers – o0.0 (30th)
Defensive Rating: Thunder – 118.1 (25th), Clippers – 00.0 (30th)
The Clippers feel like the team ready to storm out of the gates this season, and will look to take care of ‘Thunder U’ tonight at the Staples Center. Brutal, I know. The Thunder, at full strength, was going to be challenged by this initial back-to-back, but this decimated roster is looking up at Everest tonight.
Oklahoma City hung in last night against Portland – even led after three quarters! If we’re being honest, it may be the most pleasant 17-point loss in franchise history. Scott Brooks deserves a lot credit for having this team ready with virtually no time to prepare with the available group. Lance Thomas, that’s right, Lance Thomas looked pretty nice last night and finished as the team’s 2nd leading scorer with 14 points. Keep Reading…