Bill and Jalen’s NBA Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers

Bill and Jalen turn their attention to the Thunder and examine the continued ramifications of the James Harden trade, compare Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant to Stringer Bell and Avon Barksdale of The Wire, and play the game show sweeping the nation, Meet the Guys Who Are Going to Get Playoff Minutes for Oklahoma City!

5. Los Angeles Clippers

Bill and Jalen look at the Clippers and wonder if all the optimism among fans is warranted, question if DeAndre Jordan is really part of their “Big Three,” and extend an olive branch to Doc Rivers … via Tupac.

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