INDIANAPOLIS — You should’ve come to terms with this sometime in mid-March, but tonight’s game against the Pacers served as a quality reminder that this is, in fact, just simply not the Thunder’s season.
Start with two banked-in 3s for the Pacers. Or that the Thunder missed 17 freaking free throws in a game that was within three with three minutes left. Or that on a night Russell Westbrook absolutely ran his body into the ground, he also picked up a sketchy 16th technical foul, earning him a one-game suspension.
The good news, if there is any, is the Pelicans also lost, giving the Thunder some remaining glimmer of hope. It’s down to the final two games, one of which Westbrook might not play.
“I’m pretty confident that one will be rescinded,”Scott Brooks said. “That’s not my decision, but I feel confident about it.” Keep Reading…