If this was supposed to be a measuring bar game for the Thunder, then maybe the bar is a little lower than we thought. A win was going to validate the Thunder’s record, proving that they were capable of taking care of business against lesser teams while still remaining elite against top competition.
A loss was going to expose the fact that the Thunder’s six wins came against mostly bad teams and their three losses against quality competition.
So with the Grizzlies beating the Thunder up with a 107-97 win, the questions are going to start rolling again.
“We’re disappointed we lost the game, no question,” Scott Brooks said. “I’m not going to say it’s just another game in November because it’s not. Every game is an important game. I thought tonight they outplayed us and we’re not happy with it, but we’re going to look at film and see why that happened. It wasn’t because of effort. They just outplayed us.” Keep Reading…