Well, that’s over with.
The Thunder have the No. 2 seed, as they should. But woo boy, the way they achieved it was not exactly ideal.
Down as many as eight to the Pistons in the fourth quarter, including five with 1:30 to go, the Thunder made a few plays, finally got a few stops and Kevin Durant won another game. But that’s not really the way you want to be going in to the playoffs, scrapping to win your final game against a 29-win team. And not just that, losing to the Pacers, then dropping the ugliest game of the season to the Pelicans, and need a near miracle to pull one out against Detroit.
Durant, though, is brightsiding it. Keep Reading…