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Despite ninth seeding, Oklahoma City can pose threat in NBA playoffs
Despite ninth seeding, Oklahoma City can pose threat in NBA playoffs

There is a growing sentiment around the league that the Oklahoma City Thunder would be the most feared lower-seeded team of any possible first-round playoff matchup. "They are the most dangerous team," TNT analyst Kenny Smith said during Thursday night's telecast. "They are a team that should have championship aspirations. They are moving to try to get the eighth or seventh spot. They are the most dangerous team in the NBA, in the Western Conference." The Thunder, however, wouldn't be in the playoffs if the postseason started today. At the All-Star break, the Thunder is the ninth-seeded team in the West, just a half-game behind the eighth-seeded Phoenix...

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