(CBS) Down 3-2 in a Western Conference first-round series against the seventh-seeded Grizzlies, the Thunder are at a crossroads of sorts in the Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook era. Much was expected of this team, and an early postseason failure will only ramp up the call for change.
One of the main reasons Oklahoma City has struggled? Hounded by Grizzlies defensive whiz Tony Allen, Durant has been held to 40 percent shooting. And today, it spawned quite the lead headline in the Oklahoman, the state’s biggest newspaper.
Check it out below.
Lots of teams positioning themselves to lure "Mr. Unreliable" in 2016. Cool headline, though: https://t.co/iL6ZXVt6bt—
Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) May 01, 2014