Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 12/6/12
OKLAHOMA CITY That 1-2 start by the Thunder seems like it was a lifetime ago. Remember when Oklahoma City lost at home to the Atlanta Hawks? Yeah, me neither. Just had to look it up to make sure. Sure, we knew the 1-2 start wasn't who the Thunder were, but now that Oklahoma City has won 14 of 16, we can say this is who they are: One of the best teams in the league. The Thunder are playing their best basketball of the year and doing it with an improved defense, yes. But it's their offense that defines this team heading into the new year. Winners of six in a row, Oklahoma City is 15-4 heading into a Friday night game at home against the Los Angeles Lakers and you need to go back no further than the Thunder's last game, against Brooklyn, to exactly what type of team Oklahoma City is. The Thunder scored 117 points, shot 60 percent from the field and 50 percent on 3-pointers. Absurd numbers no matter how you look at it, but it very well could be the norm as the season continues. ...
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