One, two, three, four… five.
Five seconds. And now, five losses.
The Thunder’s theme so far this season has been competing admirably through extreme adversity, and yet losing. No game encapsulated that better than Friday’s 91-89 loss to the undefeated Grizzlies, an excruciating one to let slip away. Forget the five-second inbound call on Nick Collison with 5.9 seconds left and the Thunder down one. Forget Serge Ibaka’s game-winning 3 attempt that missed wide left as the buzzer sounded. Forget the 16-point second half comeback, forget Jeremy Lamb’s solid debut, forget Reggie Jackson’s excellent performance, forget the effort, the intensity, the energy. Forget it all.
The Thunder lost. The Thunder are 1-5. One win, five losses. Keep Reading…