Josh Giddey wasn’t about to get beaten by his old team.
After shocking America with their their stunning win over the Phoenix Suns, the Adelaide 36ers have come crashing back down to earth, going down 131-98 to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday (AEDT).
Adelaide shot the lights out from three-point range earlier this week to pull off a historic upset over the Suns, becoming the first NBL team to beat an NBA team.
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But the 36ers couldn’t repeat their heroics in their second exhibition game, going ice cold from beyond the arc while OKC’s Tre Mann could barely miss as he piled on 26 points including 8/10 three-pointers.
A near full-strength OKC starting five took to the court in Oklahoma and they blew the 36ers off the park in the first quarter.
With the rare opportunity to…