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HBO’s Bill Simmons made a guest appearance on TNT’s playoff pregame show and picked the Thunder to win the title.

By SI Wire
May 26, 2016

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HBO’s Bill Simmons made a guest appearance on TNT’s playoff pregame show and picked the Thunder to win the title.

Simmons, formerly of ESPN and Grantland fame, popped up with Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley in Oakland to talk hoops, offering some quick opinions before Thursday night’s Game 5 between the Warriors and Thunder.

“It just seems like [OKC] came together...when it happens, you feel it,” he said. 

Watch the video below.

The Warriors trail 3–1 in the series and will be eliminated with a loss on Thursday.

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