While the Thunder closed impressively to defeat the Orlando Magic, the moment of the night occurred before the game, when the team honored the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing:
Chris Paul understands the important role that the 1995 bombing plays in shaping Oklahoma City and why each Thunder player visits the Oklahoma City National Memorial:
The sequence of the night goes to Danilo Gallinari, running around with one shoe and contributing to a defensive stop:
In other NBA news, Atlanta Hawks’ forward John Collins received a 25-game suspension for testing positive for a performance enhancing drug. Collins says he took a supplement that, unbeknownst to him, contained the banned substance. (I’ve never heard this explanation before.)
The Thunder are no stranger to fans nailing half-court shots to win big prizes, so enjoy this OU student who dropped a half-court shot for free tuition and acted like he’s been there before:
I think I get more excited when I earn a reward for free waffles fries at Chick-Fil-A.
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