Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:

Thunder-Nets Preview

Automated Insights

The Oklahoma City Thunder will have their chance to upset the Eastern Conference's best team, when they square off against the Brooklyn Nets at Ford Center. The Thunder have been a dominant team this year, currently holding a 25-6 record. Over the last 10 games, they have looked great, going 8-2 during that span. On the opposite side, the Nets are still looking for answers and enter the game with a 10-21 record. This game is slated to start at 8:00 pm EST and NBA TV, YES and FSN-OK will be providing coverage of the contest.

The Thunder are regrouping after their loss to the Trail Blazers, 98-94. Kevin Durant recorded 37 points and 14 rebounds, earning his 13th double-double of the year. The Nets, meanwhile, are coming off a deflating 113-92 loss at the hands of the Spurs. Shaun Livingston had a solid game for Brooklyn, recording 15 points along with 5 assists and 4 rebounds.

The physical Oklahoma City offense seems poised to dominate from the foul line. They rank fourth in the NBA at getting to the stripe (FTA rate of 30.8), while Brooklyn is among the league's most foul-prone squads (giving up a 27th-ranked FTA rate of 31.0).


Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Basketball
View Comments (0)