Local Pro Sports

Oklahoma City Thunder at Orlando Magic Preview

Oklahoma City Thunder at Orlando Magic Preview

The Oklahoma City Thunder are rolling into Wednesday night’s game against the Orlando Magic thanks to yet another cyborg performance from Russell Westbrook. Westbrook powered the Thunder over the Dallas Mavericks Monday night by way of his 37 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists, and game-winner.

The Thunder will look to build off their win over the Mavericks in their aforementioned showdown against the Magic.

In order for the Thunder to pick up their second consecutive victory, they’ll need a few things to go right Wednesday night. Here they are:

Westbrook in uniform

Honestly, the Magic aren’t a very good basketball team. They currently sit at 27-47, which is good for 14th in the East standings. Correct, the only team they’re beating out in the East is the Brooklyn Nets who may be the worst run franchise in all of sports — apologies to the Cleveland Browns.

Related: 2017: The year Russell Westbrook saved the OKC Thunder and the NBA

In fairness  the Magic showcase glimmers of what could be especially since the All-Star Break going 6-10. Prior to the loss in Toronto the Magic had won three of four. Granted those victories came against the Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers and reeling Detroit Pistons.

This means if Westbrook bothers to show up — 100 percent success rate on the season thus far — the Thunder’s odds of winning immediately jump to something like 98.9 percent.

Click here to read more from Thunderous Intentions.

Local Pro Sports

More in Local Pro Sports

Bobby Witt Jr., son of former Ranger, going for High School Home Run Derby title at All-Star Game

The FranchiseOK TeamJuly 16, 2018

Brooks Robinson on Adrian Beltre: ‘You can’t get any better’

The FranchiseOK TeamJuly 15, 2018

Perez ready to show he’s overcome injury

The FranchiseOK TeamJuly 14, 2018

NFL Gregory deadline nears: 10 steps to Cowboys understanding

The FranchiseOK TeamJuly 13, 2018


The FranchiseOK TeamJuly 12, 2018

The Franchise