It was some time in October 2008. I was sitting with my buddy Andy in the far reaches of Loud City, where concrete meets more concrete. It was a preseason game, I want to say against the Kings, and we watching very little of what was happening a hundred feet below us, because it was a preseason game against the Kings. So instead, we were doing a little dreaming.
“Can you imagine if this team ever got good?” Andy said.
“Yeah, like what if they made the playoffs?” I said.
Seemed quite ridiculous at the time as we watched Earl Watson take stupid 18 footers and Chris Wilcox miss point blank dunks because he tried to throw them in too hard.
Tonight, though, fittingly on April 19, the 19th anniversary of the moment this city changed forever, the Thunder will tip off in the postseason for the fifth consecutive season. Keep Reading…