Oklahoma City Thunder One Offer Away From Another Big Win

March 15th, 2010 by Robert Kleeman Leave a reply »
One of the NBA's youngest units doesn't look like a collection of raw college-age kiddos.

Kevin Durant has topped the 30-point plateau 37 times this year, and the Oklahoma City Thunder are 26-11 in those games.

Sunday's home win over the short-handed Utah Jazz marked OKC's 41st win of the season. The Thunder won 23 games in its last campaign.

With a playoff berth all but secured, the team can now focus on fighting for home-court advantage in the first round.

To top it off, first-time All Star Durant says he would be honored to sign a contract extension to stay in Oklahoma City well beyond 2011, when he could become a restricted free agent.

It does not take a brilliant mathematician to solve this equation.

The star forward is eligible for an extension starting July 1. GM Sam Presti should circle the date on his calendar and write "duh." Owner Clay Bennett should do the same.

Forward Jeff Green's situation also requires attention. He's also eligible for an extension this summer, but Presti could justify the wait by saving some money.

A select number of ballers prove worthy o ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NBA
Article written by


Comments are closed.