Not only did Portland jettison Gerald Wallace and Marcus Camby at last week's trade deadline but they also cut ties with long time coach Nate McMillan after an embarrassing 121-79 loss to the New York Knicks. Portland bounced back to defeat Chicago 100-89 on Friday in interim head coach Kaleb Canales' first game.
The Thunder dropped its second straight at home on Friday losing to San Antonio 114-105. Oklahoma City won the previous meeting between the two teams 111-107 in overtime.
Game Date/Time: Sunday, March 18, 8:30 p.m. CT
Location: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
TV: ESPN, FS Oklahoma
Radio: Thunder Radio Network
Online Streaming: NBA League Pass Broadband
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