Rejoice! The preview content is here! We’re almost a month away from the OKC Thunder’s return to action with the NBA season kicking off October 19, with a full 82-game season through mid-April.
The Oklahoma City Thunder started their year Oct. 20 in Utah playing one of the best teams from a year ago. If you’ve come across this article, number one thanks for reading, and number two you are a die-hard NBA fan and / or OKC Thunder fan, trying to find content to mend your hoops.
So let’s all sit back in our comfy chairs and think about a happier time when the NBA season is in full swing and we have hoops every night. What will be the best day to sit down, clear your schedule, and watch basketball?
What is the best day of the OKC Thunder, NBA season
There are two ways to do this for OKC Thunder fans. The first is to find the best games list in one day that also includes the Bricktown Ballers, the second is to find the best games list when the boys in blue have a day off.
Of course, every day Thunder play is good when you see Shai Gilgeous-Alexander dazzling the league with his pace of play, efficiency, and overall dominance. However, as an NBA fan, you might prefer the team to be away so you don’t get locked into a single game. So, I’m going to present to you the best day of the year that OKC plays, and doesn’t play either.
I won’t try to reinvent the wheel when picking the best day in NBA basketball without the OKC Thunder in action, it’s Christmas day.
The league took this vacation program out of the park on its 75th anniversary and it’s a good thing they did, with the NFL once again encroaching on what has been a staple of the NBA. . The Cleveland Browns and Green Bay Packers meet at 3:30 p.m. and the Colts face the Cardinals at 7:15 a.m. on December 25.
The NBA counteracts that with a pair of great matchups, the Warriors, who could have Klay Thompson back, take on the Suns at 4 a.m., while the typical NBA Finals pick Nets vs Lakers peak at 7 p.m. At 11 a.m., Trae Young returns to Madison Square Garden, the Boston Celtics travel to take on defending champion Bucks, leading up to these two high-profile clashes, and the night ends with Luka Doncic and the Mavs taking on Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City at 9:30 a.m.
All five games feature incredibly fun storylines, and it’s rare that the NBA’s start-time lineup allows you to sit down and watch five contests in their entirety if they so choose.
For the best day of the season that the OKC Thunder is in action, I’m circling a special Friday night in January, the 21st, with the Thunder taking on one of the league’s funniest young teams, the Charlotte Hornets.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander takes on LaMelo Ball, two of the league’s top young pointers, James Bouknight who looked like a lock to go to the Thunder with the sixth pick will grab the attention of all OKC fans as he takes on Josh Giddey . This Buzz City roster also includes Miles Bridges, Terry Rozier, Gordon Hayward, thunder legend Kelly Oubre, PJ Washington, and a few favorites from pre-draft fans Kai Jones and JT Thor.
The rest of the NBA role is featured by the high scoring and fun Atlanta Hawks against a tough defensive unit in Miami, Memphis faces the Nuggets in a game that will have huge playoff implications, Cade Cunningham is being tested by the Jazz defense, what will the Clippers look like even when they face the confusing 76ers who may or may not have Ben Simmons? The offseason headline that steals the Bulls faces the Bucks, Portland goes to Boston, and the Nets and Lakers each play bottom feeders thrown in San Antonio and Orlando respectively.
It’s certainly a league assist night. Going through each day of the NBA season was hard to find just two dates, we’re less than a month away from the best time of the year! What dates are you shooting this season?