Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 6/12/12

The NBA Finals start Tuesday night, and basketball fans couldn’t ask for a better matchup. The Thunder and Heat are arguably the two most athletic teams in the league, so if fast-paced basketball and high scoring affairs are your thing you’re in for a treat. As you can see from the photo above that Instagram user Bethany_Young shared with us, even the Oklahoma churches are fired up about it.

The Community Church of the Nazarene in Midwest City is using their marquee to get Thunder fans amped for the big series with a message that reads as follows: “The great men in the bible had beards too! Fear the beard.”

Everyone in Oklahoma City has Thunder fever right now, and rightfully so. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook might even get jealous. Between this church marquee and this building entrance, James Harden and the beard are getting all of the attention.

H/T Sports by Brooks Live

 

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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