The Thunder front-line puffed out their chests and played strong for two wins in a row. Next up: Luis Scola and a rematch with the Rockets. Check out some links during the breaks in the NFL playoff games today.
Mayberry notes the physicality of last night's game, as well as the Thunder's pressure on the perimeter. One thing worth noting though; the Thunder seem to fall for -every- single pump fake thrown out there.
Mayberry reports the game, noting that the Thunder were able to stop everyone not named Zach Randolph.
John Rohde takes a look at the fresh crop of guards in the Western Conference. Along with Westbrook, there is a host of young fellas that are ready to take the mantle.
Durant is making both Thunder fans and fantasy owners very happy these past few weeks.
Susan Bible brings a good analysis on how the current crop of NBA ballers stacks up to NBA history when it comes to free throw shooting. Both Durant and the Thunder make a few appearances in her rankings.
More links following the jump.
A look at how the Eastern Conference, long featuring the doormats of the NBA, has repositioned itself.
A look at which players' personal improvement year over year has manifested in the most success for the team overall.
John Rohde makes his predictions as to who he thinks will make the final roster for this year's All-Star Game.
The Thunder's next opponent will once again be missing their starting point guard.