Game Day Preview: OKC Thunder – Utah Jazz, Game 2

OKC Thunder Paul George (Photo by Zach Beeker/NBAE via Getty Images)
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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – APRIL 15: Russell Westbrook
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – APRIL 15: Russell Westbrook /

Predicted Line-ups

OKC Thunder Starters

Point Guard: Russell Westbrook
Shooting Guard: Corey Brewer
Small Forward: *Paul George
Power ForwardCarmelo Anthony
Center:  Steven Adams

OKC Thunder Bench

Point GuardRaymond Felton
Shooting GuardTerrance Ferguson,
Small ForwardJerami GrantJosh Huestis
Power Forward:  Patrick Patterson,
Center: Dakari JohnsonNick Collison

Injury notes

  • Paul George, (right hip contusion), is listed as questionable. Expect him to play.
  • Andre Roberson, (torn patellar tendon), out for the rest of season.

Utah Jazz Starters:

Point Guard: Ricky Rubio
Shooting Guard: Donovan Mitchell 
Small Forward: Joe Ingles
Power Forward: Derrick Favors
Center: Rudy Gobert

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Utah Jazz Bench

Point Guard: Dante Exum, Raul Neto
Shooting Guard: Alec Burks
Small Forward: Jae Crowder, Royce O’Neale
Power Forward: Jonas Jerebko
Center: Ekpe Udoh

Injury notes/Suspensions:

  • Donovan Mitchell, (foot contusion), is listed as questionable. Like Paul George on OKC, expect Mitchell to play.
  • Thabo Sefolosha had season-ending surgery to repair an MCL injury to his right knee and has been suspended for five games at the beginning of the 2018-2019 season for a violation of the NBA’s anti-drug program.

Game Specifics

The Venue: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Tipoff:  8:00 PM ET  | 7:00 PM CT

TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma HD, NBA TV HD

Radio: WWLS 98.1FM OKC


The Thunder will win tonight. It will not be easy, there will be many lead changes. In the end the Thunder will prevail behind with yet another strong performance by ‘Playoff P’.

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Enjoy the game Thunder Nation.

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