Philadelphia 76ers (5-13, 2-8 road) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (9-8, 4-4 home)
Offensive Rating: Thunder – 104.4 (23rd), 76ers – 105.3 (20th)
Defensive Rating: Thunder – 101.7 (4th), 76ers – 110.7 (26th)
Pace: Thunder – 92.1 (18th), 76ers – 91.3 (23rd)
View from the enemy: Philadunkia
The Sixers are 5-13 on the season. By all accounts, a mediocre to poor team. And that terrifies the crap out of me. What have we learned about the Thunder after a month? Say it with me class. Games like this are not a given.
A win and you feel good because you’re 10-8, you took care of business and you’re on to the next one. A loss and you feel like you’ve taken a step backward. For whatever reason, OKC hasn’t been as good at home as we hoped, but games like this are ones you absolutely shouldn’t drop at home. Keep Reading…