The degree to which this year’s condensed schedule has impacted NBA teams can be summed up by simply looking at the Thunder’s recent and upcoming matchups. Less than a week after facing four teams in five games in their solitary clashes of the season (Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors, Milwaukee Bucks), the Thunder had to turn around and host the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday before playing them again on Monday, making it an even four face-offs this season.

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