All on the same page
The Thunder operate as such a unit; the squad was even on the same page while meeting with the media after their clash with the Magic; the buzzword was advantages. Both head coach Mark Daigneault and the Thunder players echoed the same message.
Delivering the same consensus without it feeling like the team is reading off a script is very impressive as it sheds additional light on just how close this team is, not just on the floor, but also off of the hardwood.
Chemistry is a key component in sports, and the Thunder appears to be clicking on all cylinders from that standpoint. Perhaps this is something Sam Presti will be taking into consideration ahead of next month's trade deadline.
The only thing that wasn't connecting was the Thunder's field goal percentage, as their streak of 10 consecutive games of 50 percent or better shooting was snapped; it was the longest such streak since 1997.
OKC will be able to try to get back on track from a shooting standpoint when they are back in action on Monday night in Los Angeles, battling Lakers seeking revenge as LA beat the Thunder inside the PCC on December 23; this will be the two teams third meeting of the season.