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Old 04-19-2018, 08:22 AM   #1
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Default With Game 2 failure, Thunder can expect a seven-game grind

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OKLAHOMA CITY Exactly two years earlier, there was the Dallas debacle.

In Game 2 of a first-round series, Oklahoma City was dealt a one-point home loss by a Mavericks team that might have had less horsepower than any postseason team that season.

On Wednesday, there was Game 2 of the Utah-Thunder series at Chesapeake Energy Arena. It bore a strong resemblance to Game 2 of the 2016 Dallas-Thunder series and the outcome was exactly the same.

In spite of jarring the Jazz with a 19-0, third-quarter run, the Thunder reverted to some of the bad habits that were so common during the regular season.

Oklahoma City attempted too many 3-point shots, missed too many 3-point shots, got only 54 points from its three primary offensive sources and wound up with a 102-95 defeat.
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Old 04-20-2018, 07:18 AM   #2
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Default Re: With Game 2 failure, Thunder can expect a seven-game grind

meh. it won't go 7.
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