The Thunder feature the best alent in the West and impressed even in defeat, losing to the Mavs in five games
An epic collapse in Game 4 is just part of the championship-building process for the Thunder.
With the Spurs hobbled, who will make it to the West finals?
When they face Shaquille O'Neal and Dwyane Wade in the NBA Finals, the Dallas Mavericks have lots of ways to approach the dynamic duo, writes John Hollinger.
As John Hollinger shows, Dallas is the deepest team in the NBA, a fact that puts them on the verge of the NBA Finals as they go into Game 6 in Phoenix.
John Hollinger takes a look at the West playoff picture with one week to go.