Thunder forward Nick Collison: ‘We know it’s going to be difficult’

Modified: April 14, 2011 at 12:13 am •  Published: April 14, 2011
Pardon the mixed sports metaphor, but last year’s NBA playoff appearance came out of left field for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

A 23-win team from the year before somehow won half-a-hundred games, got into the playoffs as the No. 8 seed and was rewarded with facing the defending world champion Los Angeles Lakers in the opening round.

This season, OKC won...

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