Oklahoma City Thunder: 7-1

九月 25, 2019 in 未分類

An offseason ended using the Thunder appearing as vulnerable as the Conference teams that they were supposed to have an edge on.
Kevin Durant foot has been the biggest blow off, but Anthony Morrow sprained his MCL. An ankle rolled, and Jeremy Lamb’s back flared up.
Injuries are part of each summertime and preseason slate, plus they’re bad news for everyone. But for OKC, a team in position to take advantage of the Clippers’ minimal improvement and San Antonio decline, maladies’ onrush was.
The window of the Thunder is by no means closed. Fully healthy, they’re a threat to knock completely anyone . And if there are no lingering effects from the current laundry list of injuries (Durant’s in particular), they might even be favorites in the conference at that time the postseason rolls around.
At the exact same time, Oklahoma City’s playoff positioning could damage. Heading to the dancing as a No. 4 seed makes reaching the final round a whole lot harder. So second-year breakout candidate Steven Adams and Russell Westbrook, Serge Ibaka must compensate for their teammates’ production.
OKC belongs on the competing pedestal, but its own tower is shakier than anticipated.

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