Scott Brooks likely is not focused on what happens after this season quite yet. In all likelihood, it will take care of itself once the Thunder's season ends -- championship or not.
You still cannot blame Thunder fans for worrying that their head coach will go elsewhere this offseason. And while it's a concern for later, it is still a concern.
Scott Brooks might be the hottest free agent on the market.
Brooks' contract runs out at the end of the year and the two sides have already hit a bit of a wall. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports writes Brooks turned down a three-year, $11 million before the two sides agreed to postpone any further negotiations to the end of the season.
With high profile jobs still on the market -- like Orlando and Portland -- Brooks could have good bargaining position once the Finals end.
It isn't beyond possibility that Brooks tries to use the Portland and Orlando jobs as leverage at season's end, but it's ...