Brett Dawson’s analysis: Thunder ends 2023 with win over Nets

Brett Dawson’s analysis: Thunder ends 2023 with win over Nets

New Year’s Eve means basketball in Oklahoma City, and Brett Dawson checks in from Paycom Center to break down a Thunder win and look ahead to a tough January.

Brett Dawson

By Brett Dawson

| Dec 31, 2023, 9:55pm CST

Brett Dawson

By Brett Dawson

Dec 31, 2023, 9:55pm CST

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 24 points, but balance was the key in the Thunder’s 124-108 New Year’s Eve win over the Brooklyn Nets.  I checked in from Paycom Center for the final time in 2023, weighing in on the Thunder’s win over the Brooklyn Nets and the challenging January schedule ahead for OKC. 

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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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