Ahem. So the Thunder are good again.
The Suns are their current prey, a team standing in front of them and the initial goal. After the hellacious beatdown the Thunder released on Sunday, it would appear the Suns won’t be their primary concern much longer.
That’s now six straight wins, and eight out of nine for the Thunder who closed to within a half game of the No. 8 seed in the West. And while a solid gap still remains between them and anything higher than that — 5.5 out of seventh and 10.5 behind the Warriors — with 58 games to go, the Thunder can probably stop worrying about just getting in, and start thinking about climbing the ladder.
“We’re only 24 games in,” Kevin Durant said. “We’re not even close to the halfway point of the season yet. It’s too early to think about that. We just want to continue to build our habits and play good basketball.” Keep Reading…