Thunder (38-13, 14-8 road) vs. Warriors (45-4, 22-0 home)
Radio: WWLS The Sports Animal (98.1 FM, 640 AM, 1300 AM The Buzz Tulsa)
Time: 8:00 PM CST
Team Comparisons (per NBA.com/Stats)
- Offensive Rating: Thunder – 110.0 (2nd), Warriors – 113.2 (1st)
Defensive Rating: Thunder – 101.4 (11th), Warriors – 99.1 (3rd)
This weekend, in the Bay Area, fans will be treated to a game between two of the top teams in the league. One team has gone virtually undefeated the entire season, while the other team has had a more difficult run of it because of coaching and personnel changes. Legacies will be on the line, as one team will be setting up to try and get their first championship, while the other is looking to return back to the promised land it has seen before. It’s must see TV at its finest. But enough talk about the Super Bowl. How about that Warriors/Thunder match-up the day before?
Sometimes, the NBA scheduling czar gets lucky. In a season where the NBA debuted their primetime Saturday night slot, the Super Bowl just happens to take place in what can be considered the current epicenter of the NBA world, the Bay Area. So the day before the Super Bowl, the NBA gets center stage with their two current darlings meeting for the first time this season. Keep Reading…