OKC advanced all the way to the Western Conference Finals, where they would ultimately lose to the Dallas Mavericks, the eventual NBA champions.
Let's look at the best moments of the OKC Thunder from the 2011 NBA playoffs.
James Harden shows us his dribbling moves, then nails a big shot in crunch time.
Harden is quickly becoming a dependable and important player for the Thunder.
Kevin Durant uses his long arms and silky smooth touch to make a sweet finger roll against the Denver Nuggets in the first round.
Kevin Durant crosses up Shane Battier and finishes Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Thunder won the game after three overtimes.
An amazing performance by Kevin Durant in the final two minutes of Game 5 of the first round versus the Denver Nuggets won the series for the Thunder.
Durant scored the Thunder's last nine points.
Magic Johnson said this was the greatest playoff dunk of all time, and while he may be wrong, Kevin Durant gave us a highlight for the ages right here.
Big time slam over Mavericks center Brendan Haywood.