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Raptors-Thunder Gamethread: Five In A Row Will Require A Road Game Against Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

So, this won't be easy.

The Thunder are a good team. A really, really good team. The Raptors are improved, playing well, and off to their first 4-0 start in franchise history. The defensive improvement has been evident in the numbers and Toronto has passed the eye test so far on that end of the floor. A road game on the second night of a back-to-back against Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the Thunder is as good a test as you can get this early in the season.

A 5-0 start, with back-to-back road wins at Dallas and Oklahoma City will certainly have people talking about this Raptors team. But, baby steps. Let's see how this team fares in their first real tough challenge of the season.

Read the HQ game preview here.

Let's get it.