WATCH: How high the Thunder could climb on the Western Conference mountain

WATCH: How high the Thunder could climb on the Western Conference mountain

The Jenni Carlson Show: Sellout Crowd’s Jon Hamm dishes on who finishes in the top four in the West? Who makes the playoffs? Why has that conference been so darn good for so darn long?

Jenni Carlson

By Jenni Carlson

| Oct 26, 2023, 10:30am CDT

Jenni Carlson

By Jenni Carlson

Oct 26, 2023, 10:30am CDT

Jon Hamm loves this time of year more than Christmas. It’s the start of the NBA season, and there’s nothing better for Sellout Crowd’s NBA guru. He has thoughts about the Thunder, of course, but he drilled down on the Western Conference. How is it possible that the Thunder could improve to win 44 or 45 this season and still be on the cusp of making the playoffs? That’s how tough the West is. Jon talks about why that has been the case for going on two decades. Plus, he shares his MVP pick and handicaps Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s chances of being first-team All-NBA again.

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