Originally written on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL  |  Last updated 10/19/14
The Oklahoma City Thunder looked like they were on their way to an NBA Championship, after defeating the last three teams from the Western Conference to win the Association’s Title, on their way to the NBA Finals. The Thunder swept the Dallas Mavericks, knocked off the Los Angeles Lakers by a 4-1 margin and then came back to win four straight after dropping the first two games of the Western Finals to the San Antonio Spurs. They seemed to be destined to pop champagne bottles, after they came back from a first half deficit to beat the Miami Heat in the first game of the Big Dance, with Kevin Durant joining other legendary players from the Association, who won a Championship their first time at the Finals. They appeared as confident as seasoned-veterans by the conclusion of that game, looking forward to taking on their opponents from the East in their building Thursday night. The franchise from Oklahoma City could easily be leading 3-0 in their current match-up, had they not wilted un...
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