Pacers Hand Thunder Worst Loss In Franchise Historical past At 57 Factors
Towards the Indiana Pacers on Saturday evening, the Oklahoma Metropolis have been handed their worst loss ever. In a sport the place they gave up 152 factors, OKC misplaced by a complete of 57 factors, probably the most in Thunder historical past.
Though OKC hasn’t been nice just lately, dropping 17 of their final 18 video games, this was all-time low. First-year Thunder Head Coach Mark Daigneault was very simple postgame, calling the loss embarrassing.
“It’s embarrassing. I’m not gonna attempt to spin that. We’re nonetheless grateful to be enjoying basketball. Adversity exams the connection of the workforce. It exams all the things, it squeezes you and it reveals you who you’re.”
The theme of the season for the Thunder underneath Daigneault has been to regulate what you possibly can and be taught from errors. He’s preached that it’s a must to preserve a transparent thoughts and strategy every day with a recent outlook. After the loss on Saturday, Daigneault as soon as once more spoke on this.
“I informed the fellows after the sport, you gotta get off your ft, get mentally, bodily and emotionally 0-Zero tomorrow morning. It’s about turning the web page and preserving the fellows linked. Getting them again into the following second and the following sport, that’s one we gotta flush.”
As they give the impression of being to proceed to extend their lottery odds, dropping video games shouldn’t be a priority for OKC. Nevertheless, losses of this caliber are nothing however dangerous for the profitable tradition they’ve constructed over the previous decade.