3 Reasons the Oklahoma City Thunder Will Be in the NBA Finals This Season

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3 Reasons the Oklahoma City Thunder Will Be in the NBA Finals This Season
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The Thunder's talented tandem are among the reasons why Oklahoma City is the team to beat in the Western Conference.

After Kevin Durant walked off the court following his team's Game Five loss to the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, his pain was on full display.

A man who, at times, resembled an ice-cold killer on the court appeared to be nothing more than a 23-year-old kid crying in his mother's embrace.

That brief, humanizing glimpse reminded us that the NBA's youngest ever scoring champion was indeed mortal.

Despite his best efforts, he along with Russell Westbrook and the rest of the Oklahoma City Thunder couldn't bring a first ever title to a team formerly known as the Seattle Supersonics. 

However, this season, their fortune might be different.

Now, with a new season of opportunity, the Thunder will look to redeem themselves after their disappointing performance in June. Although they fell short, they still have all the pieces needed to go on another title run. 

Here are three reasons why the Oklahoma City Thunder will be back in the Finals with a vengeance.

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