Oklahoma City Thunder (7-6) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (9-3)
View from the enemy: Forum Blue and Gold
Offensive Rating: Thunder – 104.5 (21st), Lakers – 105.9 (16th)
Defensive Rating: Thunder – 101.1 (6th), Lakers – 101.8 (8th)
Pace: Thunder – 91.8 (2oth), Lakers – 94.6 (7th)
(Note: This pregame was written earlier in the week, so keep that in mind if anything is off.)
Here’s some good news: In L.A., Oklahoma City is 1-0! Good omen? Good omen.
I’m sure we haven’t forgotten the first meeting. And I bet the team hasn’t either. The problem is, it’s Sunday night at the Staples Center and the Lakers don’t often lose in this circumstance. Not saying it can’t be done, but it’s not an easy haul. Keep Reading…