A year before they became teammates, Russell Westbrook and Victor Oladipo faced off in what was a thrilling, instant classic. On Oct. 31, 2015 (AEDT), the Oklahoma City Thunder travelled to the Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic in what was the second game of the season for both teams. While the Thunder boasted a star-studded lineup that featured Westbrook, Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka, they found themselves trailing 93-75 heading into the fourth quarter.
"The way talks are going, this is a super-complicated issue, and there's a lot to balance."
An official decision regarding the NBA start date for the 2020-21 season could take longer to arrive, as Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon, who is a vice president of the National Basketball Players Association, said he "absolutely" expects an original deadline of Friday for collective bargaining agreement negotiations to be extended. "The way talks are going, this is a super-complicated issue, and there's a lot to balance," Brogdon said, appearing on ESPN's The Jump.