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Even though we'll be battling against last year's NBA Champions, we have high hopes for the home team and we'll be celebrating every game day. As much as we love cheering in the stands, there's nothing like watching the game at home in sweats with our family. But our favourite part about watching at home is being surrounded by snacks galore!
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While the Raptors are losers, they're also record setters. They're history makers. And most importantly, they were the underdogs. Nobody likes a loser, but everyone can get behind an underdog.
For a crowd with a reputation like the Thunder's, this is unacceptable. The prevailing idea is that with nothing else to do and no other major league sports teams to root for in Oklahoma, Thunder basketball means everything to the locals -- they live and die with every KD jumpshot and Westbrook foray into the lane.
Both winning teams were obviously close-knit and held each other accountable. They sacrificed their bodies, playing through an array of injuries. There was something else, though. The champions played with less hubris and more honour.
My best moment since the last best moment: Deleting an upcoming Tuesday, 9 p.m. entry in my calendar, which had read: "Dallas versus Miami Game 7, if necessary." It only took me six games to win these...