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Chris Sheridan Comments on the Thunder D

Quick Q&A addressing the Thunder’s defense during the past week as a part of Chris Sheridan’s ESPN Q&A:

Craig (Oklahoma City)

Q: The Thunder showed their defensive toughness during a 2 game stretch without Durant and Green. I know its early in the season but what do you see as the biggest problem on the defensive end from their previous 11 games?

ESPN Chris Sheridan

A: On the defensive end? Not a lot. They won those last two with defense. If I was a Thunder fan, I would worry about Russell Westbrook being able to hit shots in the fourth quarters of tight games. He didn’t in the last two, even though they won both, and he’s going to need to be a reliable scoring option when teams with the best defenses keep the ball out of Durant’s hands or double him up high late in games.

Read the rest of the chat transcript here.


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