Thunder (46-22, 19-13 road) vs. 76ers (9-59, 6-28 home)
Radio: WWLS The Sports Animal (98.1 FM, 640 AM, 1300 AM The Buzz Tulsa)
Time: 6:00 PM CST
Team Comparisons (per NBA.com/Stats)
- Offensive Rating: Thunder – 109.8 (2nd), 76ers – 96.2 (30th)
Defensive Rating: Thunder – 102.8 (12th), 76ers – 106.5 (25th)
The Oklahoma City Thunder are currently in a good place right now. They are moving the ball around, playing better all-around defense, and protecting the ball. Maybe that 12-game nightmare stretch toughened them up. Maybe, like they’ve been saying all along, they like how they’ve been playing, but just haven’t gotten the results they always wanted. Or maybe, it’s a combination of both of those things.
I liken the Thunder at this point to a person just getting over a rut. Be it a relationship rut, a personal rut, or a work rut, we’ve all either known someone or have been that person in the rut. The best feeling in the world is when you know that you are finally getting over that slump. Foods taste better. Sunshines are brighter. The color palate of life gets the HD treatment to it. The confidence meter jumps up to levels unseen during the slump. In other words, things start to look up. Keep Reading…