“That was a great moment, but that was yesterday. Today is totally different.”
That’s what Scott Brooks said before Game 2 against the Clippers. Yesterday was indeed a great moment. A landmark day for the franchise, for the team, for the state and for Kevin Durant himself.
But it was also sandwiched between a humiliating Game 1 loss, and a Game 2 that pretty much a must-win. Durant and the Thunder had a day to get away from the noise of the postseason and celebrate the league’s highest individual achievement, but there was business to be done.
Though with the way Durant’s speech went, and with the urgency and intensity the Thunder played with today, it’s hard not to wonder if the emotionally charged adrdressed had something to do with the way they performed tonight. Keep Reading…