Game 81 Preview: Oklahoma City vs. Portland

This also counts as an open thread, so feel free to post your thoughts during the game here.

When: 8 p.m.


Where: The Rose Garden - Portland, Oregon

TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37, HD Ch. 722).

Radio:WWLS 98.1-FM, WWLS 640-AM



Enemy Blog(s): Blazersedge

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Northwest Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
Denver 52 28 .650 0 Lost 1
Utah 52 28 .650 0 Won 1
Oklahoma City 49 31 .612 3 Lost 1
Portland 49 31 .612 3 Won 1
Minnesota 15 65 .187 37 Lost 5

(updated 4.12.2010 at 8:59 PM CDT)

As the game nears the start, one can only hope that the tragic loss the Thunder suffered last night at the hands of the Golden State Warriors - yes, you read that right - will not turn into a hangover of sorts and begin a losing streak to end the season. Oklahoma City and Portland are both seeking their 50th win of the season in this matchup that will break the third place tie in the Northwest Division. The obvious storyline to follow will be the absence of the Blazers' star Brandon Roy. Word on the street is Roy will miss at least four games after a partial tear of his meniscus he suffered in Portland''s win over the Lakers.

Since the tip is mere seconds away, we will all have to shake off the hangover and get ready to play some ball!

Thunder Up!

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