Whenever a team falls short of winning a championship, there is always room for improvement.
Besides the team as a whole, individual improvements can often be the catalyst for a team taking the next step toward winning it all.
The Oklahoma City Thunder were a few close games away from finishing the season on top, but unfortunately things didn't go their way. Now they must find ways to adapt and get better for next season.
James Harden, the Thunder's resident facial hair connoisseur and reigning NBA Sixth Man of the Year had a great season in OKC. However, it could have been better.
It's tough to poke holes in a player's game when he's already pretty good, but let's take a look at some key areas that Harden will have to improve next season.