Talk about letting a game slip away. Tonight was a pure example. It was kind of like a wet floor after being mopped. The Thunder were right there, and let it go. Had a perfect opportunity to go up 2-1 in the series and steal one in Miami, and couldn’t. It hurts. Real, real bad. Oklahoma City lost the game late in the third quarter, as they blew a big lead, and let Miami back into the game. Now, the… Continue reading
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The first few times the Thunder trailed early in a game and had to mount a comeback, we were all thinking to ourselves that it is okay, and it happens. Now, it has become a trend for the young Thunder team. In the Dallas series, the Thunder trailed by seven with 2 and half minutes to play and won. In Game 6 against San Antonio,Oklahoma City prevailed despite a 18 point deficit. In Game 1, the Thunder came back from… Continue reading
You could see it coming. When the Thunder were down seven going into half, I was saying,”This game is far from over.” This whole year, Oklahoma City showed that they are a resilient team, with lots of heart. Game 6 against San Antonio was extremely similar to tonight. In Game 6 and tonight, the Thunder didn’t play well in the first half, but came out with incredible intensity which sparked a big run to win the game. It’s almost as if… Continue reading
Oh my god. I am speechless. How should I put this? I guess I should just get to the point. The Oklahoma City Thunder are going to the 2012 NBA Finals. There you have it. The Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs,107-99, to win the series 4-2 and advance to the 2012 NBA Finals. Yes, the Thunder were down 14 after one-quarter, 34-20. Embarrassing. No other word to describe this quarter for the Thunder. Absolutely embarrassing. After one,… Continue reading
One more win. One more win in till the Thunder make the next step in their franchise. One more win in till the Thunder are in a best of 7 series for that ring. If the Thunder can win one more game at home on Wednesday night, dreams will now become a reality. A few nights ago, after Game 2, I was shaking my head, and thinking about the off-season. Now, I have a huge smile on my face everywhere I… Continue reading
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Scott Brooks always tell his guys to do their job each and every night. In other words, to play their role on the team. That was the case tonight. Everyone did, “their job”, and then some, which lead to the Thunder’s win tonight. In Game 3, the hero was Thabo Sefolosha. Tonight, it was the play of Serge Ibaka with his carer-high 26 points, and shooting 11-11 from the field. But, Kevin Durant closed it out tonight to give the Thunder the win.… Continue reading
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With the Thunder down one with 0.5 seconds to go, Thabo Sefolosha was in-bounding the ball. He passed to Westbrook in the corner, he missed hitting the front rim and the Thunder lost game 6 and the series 4-2 to the Lakers. That was on May 1st, 2010. Lisa Saunders of ESPN, asked Kobe after the game, “I saw you go over to Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook after game, what did you say to those guys?” Kobe responded, “I… Continue reading