What’s something I’ve said about 200 times over the last month that you already know, but that’s not going to stop me from saying it again? Anyone? The Thunder are getting better. The December 31 107-100 win over Golden State gave the team confidence. Last week’s 122-120 heartbreaker either shattered that confidence or built it even more, telling the young team they can compete with anybody.
So as this season wears on, what are five NEW goals for the Thunder? Being 4-30, it’s not crazy to say the team likely won’t be able to meet the goals they set before the season started. I remember a Sporting News reporter asking Kevin Durant about the playoffs. That really funny now in a that’s-not-so-funny-kind-of-way. But what can OKC set out to do the rest of the way? There’s 48 games left. Since there’s not a whole lot to play for other than to lose more and secure the most ping-pong balls, some new goals need to be set. Here’s five suggestions: