The Thunder’s preseason schedule has finally concluded. Thank god.
It finished with Oklahoma City going a measly 2-5, losing by an average of 11.3 points per game. The final four games? They lost by an average of 21.2 points. They didn’t look very good and with the narrative very firmly about how they’ll perform without Kevin Durant, the slim sample size we have to work with doesn’t look all that promising.
That said, it was preseason. Half the roster — mostly the good half — barely played. This Thunder incarnation was more about Jeremy Lamb, Andre Roberson and Perry Jones than anyone else. And really, it’s probably for the best those guys saw the bulk of the floor time.
But despite the games not counting, there are some lessons and insights to put in our pockets. A few: Keep Reading…