A 3-minute look at the upcoming Thunder schedule.
Best home stand: The Thunder have a pair of six-game home stands, but the November 18-29 stretch is really good when some of the best in the West come through Oklahoma City. The five-game stand starts with Denver and then the Clippers. There's Utah, San Antonio and then Golden State. That's some serious playoff power.
Longest road trip: four games, April 4-9. It's not that long and not the toughest, either. Starting with the April 4 game at Houston, the Thunder go from there to Phoenix, Sacramento and finish at the Clippers. Sure, Houston and the Clippers are tough, but a four-game road trip is certainly manageable, especially considering the opponents of the middle two games.
Back-to-backs: The Thunder play 15 of them this season, the same number as a year ago.
Most-difficult back-to-back: April 3-4 vs. San Antonio and at Houston.
First back-to-back of the season: Nov. 13-14 at the Clippers and at Golden State.
First game of...