Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 11/1/12
Oklahoma City Thunder (0-0) vs.San Antonio Spurs (1-0) 9:30 p.m./TNT The Thunder kick off their Western Conference title defense against the team they needed to dethrone to get to the Finals for the first time since 1996 (or ever, depending on whose history you choose to believe). Oklahoma City may have lost James Harden, but this is largely the same team that took four straight from San Antonio and made San Antonio look a bit like its age. Of course, the Spurs are the ageless ones and will find a way to stay in this and stay in this race. Likely we are not looking at two Western Conference titans at their powers seeing as this is the first/second game of the season. Still, there is really no other intrigue or reason to watch this game except for the fact that it is two really good teams playing each other. It should be a pretty solid game to watch. So we renew the old rivalries once again. Tim Duncan against the defense of kendrick Perkins. Kevin Durant against the gri...
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