By Jay Rich
HHV Sports Senior Staff Writer
Last year, the Oklahoma City Thunder were coming off a season, where they, too, blew a 3-1 lead. But, the Warriors first erased that storyline by losing to Cleveland in epic fashion and poaching Kevin Durant. The fans of the Thunder were stunned to see him go to their 73-9 rivals.
Russell Westbrook played out of his mind and averaged a triple double, en route to his first MVP award. The Thunder, meanwhile, made it to the playoffs, falling in the first round to Harden’s Rockets. This offseason, OKC traded for Carmelo Anthony and Paul George.
Tonight, the new-look Thunder came to fruition, playing against Hoodie Melo’s former New York Knicks. After an up-and-down first half, OKC’s big three kicked in, easily defeating the Knicks. Post-game, they sat down with the NBA on TNT, where they discussed their goals for the season and beating Melo’s old team.
Watch the entire interview below:
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