It is that time of year in the NBA when most coaches will start pushing their best players and leaning on them more. So you would expect the Oklahoma City Thunder to do the same with their Big Three, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden.
But that has not been the case.
So far this post-season, the Big Three has averaged 1.5 more minutes per game, but their scoring output (65.6% of the Thunder’s total points) is almost identical to what they did during the regular season (66.3%).
And so far, it’s working…
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