Tonight, the Thunder will look to try and bounce back after a disappointing loss to the Boston Celtics.
If there was any night that you could almost guarantee a win, it would be this game. But these are also the types of games where an upset is brewing.
Although, it will honestly be tough for Philly to take this game. Andre Iguodala is out tonight, so Oklahoma City really doesn't have a reason why they should lose this game. They've had two days off to try and repair their heavily broken offense, and get some extra rest for a home game against a weaker team.
Jeff Green will be out again tonight so Serge Ibaka will make his second consecutive start. Hopefully this leads to more minutes for Cole Aldrich who is proving to be a very efficient defender when he's on the court.
Philadelphia has a pretty nice combo down low with Elton Brand and Spencer Hawes, so it will be interesting to see how Scott Brook uses his rotation to contain the two.
Also, I'm actually pretty pumped to see Evan Turner for the first time. I've been waiting for this game for a while.
Oklahoma City really, really, really needs this game. And not only do they need a win, but they need a blowout win to get some confidence. If this game comes down to the wire, even with extra rest and home court, then it could definitely be a reason for a little concern.
Grab some popcorn and enjoy!