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Rosas: A look back at the 2011 Thunder

Amid controversy surrounding the lack of fluidity between newly acquired superstar forward Kevin Durant and franchise legend Steph Curry, the Slim Reaper hosted to his prior franchise home, the Westbrook-led Oklahoma City Thunder. Despite valiant effort and yet another Westbrook triple-double, the overmatched Thunder fell by the wayside in Oakland, falling victim to yet another Warriors blowout, 121-100.

Venkataraman: The pressure of history

I’ve seen many a team spring a leak due to unmanageable expectations. I’ve watched with my own eyes as passes that would otherwise be caught uncharacteristically bounce off the hands, as simple throws that a QB makes in his sleep find themselves sailing over receivers’ heads, as shots that barely even touch the rim in…