There is no guarantee of this yet, but it seems likely that the NBA Western Conference Finals will go seven games.
Especially after the Oklahoma City Thunder stole game 1 in Golden State — that would have been a bold prediction.
I don’t want to say that “no one” had the Thunder winning game 1, but I do think that a somewhat large majority of NBA fans had the Warriors taking game 1. And if not, it still comes as a shock to me.
Although maybe it shouldn’t, the Thunder did have a very impressive series against the San Antonio Spurs, the team that many thought would face the Warriors in the Western Finals. And on top of that, the Warriors didn’t necessarily have the easiest of times with the Portland Trail Blazers. Sure, Curry was injured for part of the series, but almost all of the games were close.
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