Thunder Would Get Consolation Prize If They Miss Playoffs; George Struggles With Shot

It’s obviously in the Thunder‘s best interests to make the playoffs, especially when it comes to pitching Paul George on a long-term deal this summer, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman. However, Tramel suggests landing in the lottery wouldn’t qualify as a total disaster for Oklahoma City, since the club would keep its first-round pick in that scenario.Speaking of George, after a 5-for-19 performance against Golden State on Tuesday, he’s