THUNDER'S NEXT FIVE
SUNDAY: at Portland, 8 p.m. (FSOK) — The Trail Blazers were on a roll with four straight victories before getting derailed at Golden State on Friday night.
MONDAY: at Phoenix, 8 p.m. (FSOK) — Thunder waltzed to a 114-96 home victory on New Year's Eve by outscoring the Suns 60-43 in the second half.
WEDNESDAY: vs. Denver, 7 p.m. (FSOK) — First game of the season against the Nuggets, whom the Thunder has beaten in nine of the last 12 meetings.
FRIDAY: at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN, FSOK) — Mavs hung tough in 111-105 overtime setback at OKC on Dec. 27 behind 32 points from guard Darren Collison.
JAN. 20: at Denver, 7 p.m. (FSOK) — Second showdown against the Nuggets in a five-day span, but this one is in the mile-high altitude of the Pepsi Center.