Kendrick Perkins and the Oklahoma City Thunder had an up-and-down season in 2010-11. Fortunately for Thunder fans, the team was able to reach the conference finals just one year after sneaking into the playoffs.
Though 2010 can be considered a success, many things have to improve for the Thunder to go even further.
A lot of this starts with big man addition Kendrick Perkins.
Perkins brings the toughness, inside presence and hard-nosed mentality the Thunder need on the interior. However, Perkins has obvious holes in his game.
Here are the five things Perkins needs to improve most before next season.