Mettle-testing game tonight. Here are a few more things to read while you wait for tipoff.
Mayberry points out that it has been a long, long time since the Thunder/Sonics have beaten the Rockets in Houston (2005). None of the current roster have tasted success while being associated with OKC. Houston has Aaron Brooks back, and they are striving to get back to .500.
Kevin Martin has posted 92 points in the past three games, but may be sitting out tonight due to a sprained wrist.
This is kind of a priggish, "thumb your nose" kind of gesture, but honestly, the Cavs deserve it at this point. They're not even trying anymore.
More links after the jump.
The Thunder's D-League team the Tulsa 66ers offers up Robert Vaden for the 3-point shootout.
An examination on what still might happen with these two franchises. Seattle remains on the short list of cities in play.
Sure, it's contrived; everybody does these. But you and I will still watch every time.