Losing two all-stars for the first month of an NBA season is never ideal.
However, having Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook miss time due to injuries will allow Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks to give more minutes to Perry Jones, Reggie Jackson, Andre Roberson and Jeremy Lamb. That experience and increased confidence could pay big dividends come playoff time for the Thunder.
Brooks talked about how some of Oklahoma City’s younger players are stepping up early in the season.
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