The Thunder are favored (-2) but it is a favorable line no pun intended, and would go with small forward Kevin Durant’s crew in this one despite a hot start so far for the Blazers. The two headed monster of Durant and point guard Russell Westbrook looks poised to take the West this season unless Tim Duncan can reach back to 1998 this spring.
Head coach Scott Brooks has like in particular the way his team is playing defensively as of late.
“Our defense in the second half was outstanding. We didn’t give up anything easy and we took care of the basketball. In the first half we were throwing it around all over the floor. We had a lot of guys play great team basketball tonight,” Brooks said after the win.
Here is the TV info just in case you want to check it out.
TV: FS-Oklahoma, KGW, DTv: 679,763
If you are a Blazers fan take no offense that picked the Thunder, but just know that you might actually get to enjoy a bit of playoff basketball this season. Two more basketball previews to come today and then also look out for Rant Sports Prep content as well. Rant Sports is making moves this year y’all, so you better watch out.