• Rapid reaction: Thunder hold off the Sixers 103-99 in Manchester

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Oct 8, 2013
    The Thunder beat the Philadelphia 76ers 103-99 in Manchester, England on Tuesday afternoon. Here’s some rapid reaction: It was over when… Given an exhibition setting thousands of miles away from home, a preseason contest pitched in the middle of the afternoon when broadcast stateside, the two teams came out with an entertaining brand of hoop in Oklahoma City’s 103-99 win. Preseason rustiness, injuries to key players, and Philadelphia’s overall awfulness led to a sloppy back and forth, but the two teams ran, kept things interesting with small ball lineups, and genuinely provided an entertaining contest For Manchester’s Phones 4u Arena. Yes, it was an exhibition affair, one that pitted two disparate teams that may very well finish with the best and worst records in the NBA this season, but the squads should be applauded for pushing the ball at just about every opportunity, giving the fans somewhat of a soccer-styled experience.
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  • Kevin Durant leads Oklahoma City to an exhibition win over Philadelphia in Manchester, England

    Give the Oklahoma City Thunder and Philadelphia 76ers credit. Given an exhibition setting thousands of miles away from home, a preseason contest pitched in the middle of the afternoon when broadcast stateside, the two teams came out with an entertaining…
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