Thunder notebook: OKC could reach No. 2 seed

BY JOHN ROHDE, Staff Writer, Published: April 7, 2011

If OKC and the L.A. Lakers finish with the same record, the Lakers win the tiebreaker because of their head-to-head record against the Thunder (currently 2-0).


Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson is averaging 11.5 points on the season.

Against the Thunder, however, he is averaging 19.3 points. The only team surrendering more points to Lawson is Minnesota at 21.0.


The Thunder is:

22-3: Shooting 50 percent or better

13-3: On Fridays

30-5: More assists

35-10: More rebounds

40-14: More fastbreak points

8-1: In overtime

10-1: Russell Westbrook scores 30-plus

22-5: Kevin Durant scores 30-plus

8-0: 10-plus blocked shots

12-0: Opponent scores less than 90 points


"I love it when he makes a few in a row, because look out. Look. Out. When you see him making the tough step-back shots and things like that, you can't guard that. You can't guard that." – Nuggets forward Kenyon Martin on teammate J.R. Smith