Thunder (40-16, 15-9 road) vs. Mavericks (30-27, 16-11 home)
Radio: WWLS The Sports Animal (98.1 FM, 640 AM, 1300 AM The Buzz Tulsa)
Time: 7:30 PM CST
Team Comparisons (per NBA.com/Stats)
- Offensive Rating: Thunder – 109.7 (2nd), Mavericks – 103.7 (9th)
Defensive Rating: Thunder – 102.0 (11th), Mavericks – 103.3 (17th)
Sometimes you just have to call a spade a spade. The Oklahoma City Thunder are a very good team. I just don’t know if I can call them a great team. They have two great players, that is for certain. But as a collective, they are only good. Sometimes their great players carry them to great heights, but against other great teams, the Thunder struggle to keep up with the No. 3-8 players on a other team’s roster.
Sunday’s game was very strange. It started off great with the Thunder sticking to their team ball offense. Tristan Thompson struggled with the “pick your poison” decision that was either staying with Adams or switching over to stop Russell Westbrook. Because of this, the Thunder found Adams four times in that first quarter for 9 total points. Unfortunately, Adams would finish the game with 9 points. Keep Reading…