The Oklahoma City Thunder had a great run in the 2011 playoffs.
This year, they were exposed to the rigors of NBA postseason basketball.
As much as these young Thunder players have lots of basketball talent, they are being forced to develop a toughness that only comes from facing adversity and playing deep into the playoffs.
Looking to next season, OKC needs to make some good decisions in order to keep moving forward.
Here are five issues that the Thunder need to address if they are going to improve in 2011-12: