In any competitive setting, it’s often been said that if you are not first, you are last. The Oklahoma City Thunder are not going to finish first in the Western Conference, and they likely will not even secure a top-four seed. Odds are the team will finish between six and eight in the standings before bowing out for the fourth consecutive year in the West’s quarter-finals. With that said, there is still massive value in the franchise qualifying for a playoff spot. If you would like to hear some cons regarding the Thunder reaching the postseason, check out site patriarch Cray Allred’s piece penned back in December.