OKC Thunder: Why a chief Thunder rival could win the Al Jefferson Sweepstakes

Oklahoman Published: February 6, 2013
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One of the Oklahoma City Thunder's biggest roadblocks to an NBA Finals return could be the favorite to acquire center Al Jefferson at the trade deadline, according to sheridanhoops.com.



And here's that contender's motivation:

"The inability to protect the rim was one of the prime reasons for their collapse in last year’s Western Conference finals when they had won 20 in a row and had a 2-0 lead on the Thunder, only to lose the next four," writes Chris Sheridan.


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