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The Oklahoma City Thunder gave a valiant effort in their first round playoff loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, and their performance has some wondering where the young Thunder rank amongst the NBA's greatest No. 8 seeds. Don't rack your brain too much. While the Thunder may have inspired some to include them among the ranks of the league's greatest underdogs; it simply doesn't hold up under any amount of scrutiny. To be considered in a historical context, the most important thing would probably be creating an actual upset in the first round.  While the Thunder were able to capture two games from the defending champions, they ultimately fell short of their goal. The Golden State Warriors of 2007 stand as the greatest No. 8 seed in recent history. Their upset over the top seeded Dallas Ma ...

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