What a difference a day, and a Game 1 win, makes.
When the Thunder took the floor to practice Wednesday, gone was the anxiety about playing in their first NBA Finals. Gone were the questions about how they’d react, how they’d play, how they’d respond. Gone was the wondering about experience, the fascination with youth, the chatter about individual matchups.
It was mostly just back to basketball.
Had Game 1 gone differently, OKC’s media session surely would’ve as well. The tone would’ve been much different, the feel completely altered. But with a 1-0 lead in The Finals, the Thunder were able to relax a bit and release themselves from all that noise about how they’d handle it. Keep Reading…