Record: 38-18, second in American
Conference Mideast Division of 16-team league.
Playoffs: Dropped best-of-five series to Grand Rapids, 3-2,
losing all of final three on the road.
leaders: Derek Strong 20.0, Barry Mitchell 16.7, Mark
Brisker 14.3, Reggie Fox 13.4, Harold Ellis 13.0.
leaders: Strong 11.3, Bobby Martin 6.5, Barry Sumpter
leaders: Chris Childs 5.8, Mitchell 5.5.
in review: Strong led the Thunder in scoring
17 times and in rebounding 34 times en route to becoming the
third CBA MVP
in club history. He was called up to the NBA 42 games into the
season and remains there today. ... The Thunder won 12 straight
games after an 0-2 start and also won 14 of the regular season’s
last 18 playing behind an erratic point guard in whom Panaggio
believed. Kid named Chris Childs.