3 Lessons for the OKC Thunder six game home stand

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The Oklahoma City Thunder capped off a six-game home stand this week, and there were a lot of valuable lessons to learn from the OKC Thunder in this exciting set of games. The Thunder went 3-3 in the six games at the Paycom Center, starting on a three-game skid before riffling off three straight wins.

The OKC Thunder capped off their home stand with an electric win over the defending NBA World Champion Golden State Warriors. The Thunder came out on the other side of the home stand 31-34.

The Oklahoma City Thunder capped off a six-game home stand with a 6-6 record; what did we learn from the OKC Thunder home stand?

After six straight games, we have learned a lot about this spunky young Thunder team. Watching Josh Giddey drop historic numbers, rookie Jalen Williams earns an impressive nomination, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander returns to dominate the hardwood.

Most notably, the Oklahoma City Thunder showed just how good this young core that Sam Presti is building can be. Despite missing their highest draft pick from this rebuild (Chet Holmgren), Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (abdominal strain), an impressive rotational piece (Kenrich Williams), along with a pair of youngsters (Jalen Williams and Aleksej Pokusevski), the group was still able to impress the NBA world locally and nationally.

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