Thunder against the Grizzlies. Sounds about right.
The five-game burnout against Memphis for the Thunder last season had a clear caveat. This time, it’s back to all square.
The teams met four times in the regular season, with the Thunder winning three of those. Two featured Russell Westbrook (the Thunder won both of those). Only one featured Tony Allen. One was missing Mike Conley. Another, Marc Gasol.
Now though, both teams are full strength. So no excuses, no wondering what might’ve been. It’s going to be a good first round series, and one that has the potential to go either way.
But what do we know about the way these two teams match up? Here are five things to prep with: Keep Reading…