Perkins, an enforcer for the Thunder and one of the key players least associated with his athleticism, says he's not even 80 percent in this series against the Lakers, yet Oklahoma City still holds a 2-0 series lead having won those two games in totally different fashions.
Kendrick Perkins says he's not even close to 80 percent, but he's going to continue to "do what I can to give up my body for the team."— Darnell Mayberry (@DarnellMayberry) May 18, 2012
With Perkins hobbled, one would think the Lakers would at least be able to exploit this weakness in the Thunder, but other mismatches have proved to be too much for them to handle so far.
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