HOUSTON -- The Thunder prides itself on the defensive end, but also packs one of the post potent punches on the offensive end in the NBA.
Tonight against the Houston Rockets, it will meet another team that can put the ball in the hoop with ease in the Houston Rockets. Head Coach Scott Brooks’ club ranks third in the NBA in points per game at 105.0, but the Rockets rank first at 105.7 points per game, which they get on 45.4 percent shooting and 35.8 percent shooting from the three-point line. It will put the Thunder’s defense to the test in all facets of the game.
Oklahoma City, Friday, Dec. 28 – The Thunder will help Oklahoma City welcome the New Year for the fifth consecutive time, as the Thunder takes on the Phoenix Suns on Monday, Dec. 31 at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Tipoff for the game is at 7 p.m.; doors to the arena open at 5:30.
Being processed-based as opposed to outcome-driven is how the Thunder strives for success each day as an organization.