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Roughly halfway through the season, Kevin Durant is an All-Star starter, Russell Westbrook is on the verge of being named as a backup, a third Oklahoma City player is on the bubble and the Thunder are sitting pretty in the playoff race.
What else is new?
The answer for most close Thunder watchers is, well, sort of a lot, but sort of not much at the same time. It’s kinda complicated. Let’s go ahead and get the words “James Harden” out of the way right here, because that’s obvious. Some things have changed. Keep Reading…