Found November 04, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
OKLAHOMA CITY Scott Brooks tinkered with the rotation again and watched as his team slogged through a Sunday night against an Atlanta bunch stocked with new players but not with talent. Brooks said before the game Sunday, it wasn't really about scouting reports and schemes, basically suggesting, "It's us, not them." Looks like there's a lot of truth to what he was saying. As the Thunder tread lightly through the first week of the NBA season, poking and picking, talking chemistry and and dealing with everything from the James Harden trade fallout to carefully analyzing themselves, they also should take a peek in the mirror. Yikes. Kinda scary. This team lost to Atlanta 104-95. At home. In front of a sellout crowd at Chesapeake Energy Arena because they couldn't hold onto the basketball. OK, OK, give Atlanta credit. That's what Kevin Durant and Scott Brooks said, but they kind of have to, as it's the unwritten rule of sports to praise the ene...
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