I wrote last week about wanting to see some growth here in April compared to last season’s slight limp to the finish line. After last night’s win over the Lakers, I’m entirely satisfied.
The way OKC hammered the Lakers in the final six minutes last night was kind of incredible.
Once OKC’s starters returned with 5:45 on the clock, the Thunder outscored L.A. 22-9 in that stretch. The defense completely ramped up but even better, the offensive like, executed in the halfcourt. It was a beautiful thing.
As a result, the Thunder doubled up L.A. 32-16 in the fourth.
Like I did after the impressive close of the Heat a month ago, I wanted to look back on just how the Thunder did it. Keep Reading…