Brett Dawson’s analysis: Thunder loses lead, battles back in Dallas

Brett Dawson’s analysis: Thunder loses lead, battles back in Dallas

The Mavericks scored 30 straight points. And lost. My rapid reaction from the Thunder’s wild, weird 126-120 win.

Brett Dawson

By Brett Dawson

| Dec 3, 2023, 8:42am CST

Brett Dawson

By Brett Dawson

Dec 3, 2023, 8:42am CST

DALLAS — The Thunder gave up 30 straight points. And won. Here’s my video analysis from American Airlines Center, where Oklahoma City squandered a monster lead, then rallied to beat the Mavericks in one of the weirdest, wildest wins of the NBA season. 

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Brett Dawson, the Thunder beat writer at Sellout Crowd, has covered basketball for more than 20 seasons at the pro and college levels. He previously worked the Thunder beat at The Oklahoman and The Athletic and also has covered the New Orleans Pelicans, Los Angeles Lakers and L.A. Clippers. He’s covered college programs at Louisville, Illinois and Kentucky, his alma mater. He taught sports journalism for a year at the prestigious Missouri School of Journalism. You can reach him at [email protected] or find him sipping a stout or an IPA at one of Oklahoma City’s better breweries.

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