Coming full circle or Detouring to another time
By Tedy Blessed
In the last 3years The
OkC Thunders road to the finals has come full circle. Let me give you some stats: 23-16 since 2009-2010 playoffs started.
Season 50–32 , 8th seed.
Faced #1 seed eventual-champions (who beat Boston celtics in 7) Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference First Round, losing 4-2.
Northwest Division champions, 4th seed.
Faced #5 seed Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference First Round, defeating them 4 -1.
Faced #8 seed Memphis Grizzlies in the Western Conference Semifinals, winning the series 4-3.
Faced #3 seed eventual-champions (Who beat Miami heat in 6) Dallas Mavericks in the Western Conference Finals, losing 4-1.
Northwest Division champions, 2nd seed.
Faced #7 seed defending champions Dallas Mavericks in the Western Conference First Round, defeating them 4-1.
Faced #3 seed Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Semifinals, winning the series 4-1.
Faced #1 seed San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals, winning the series 4-2.
Now The thunder face Miami heat who beat the team that lost to the team that beat them in 2010 to make it to the finals. Also the heat lost to the team who beat the thunder last year & the thunder routed this year . The Dallas Mavericks. So full circle the last 3yrs the thunder has played a part in what happens next:
2010 Losing to LA 1st rd 4-2
2011 Losing to Mavs WCF 4-3
2012 NBA finals vs the heat ??
Tune in for the next chapter The circle Might be completed or detour to another time.