The Thunder have played 18 games out of 82. That’s 22 percent of the season. Math says it’s still early.
And six of those were without Kevin Durant. So in terms of evaluating this team, we kind of only have 12 games to work with.
Still: Some of Billy Donovan’s preferred lineups are starting to take shape, with a few trends, both positive and negative, emerging. One of which that the Thunder play really well when Russell Westbrook or Durant are on the floor. Especially when they both are, at the same time. Shocking, I know.
ESPN.com’s Kevin Arnovitz is the connoisseur of the “Killer Lineup,” combinations of players that take over games and obliterate opponents. A few killer lineup trends to watch as the Thunder near the quarter mark of the season (all via NBA.com/stats): Keep Reading…