Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin on the Same Team: It Almost Happened

November 13th, 2010 by Mike Aikins Leave a reply »
Most Oklahoma City Thunder fans' hearts skip a beat when they think about what might have been "IF" they had better odds of selecting Blake Griffin in the 2009 NBA Lottery and teaming him up with the likes of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. 

As everyone knows by now, Griffin was eventually chosen by the Los Angeles Clippers after the Clippers received the No. 1 seed or the best odds to select the Oklahoma City-born basketball prodigy, who was No. 1 on the draft board of every general manager that year. 

Griffin is making an attempt this year to play his official rookie year and come back from the proverbial "curse of the No. 1," where three previous first-round draft picks chosen by the Clippers have fallen to injuries in their first season. 

But anyone who follows NBA basketball and the Thunder will tell you that "adding Blake Griffin to the current Thunder team would instantaneously thrust the Thunder into a World Championship contender, making them a superteam like the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics." 

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