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Does blockbuster Ibaka trade make OKC the best team in the West?

Have the Thunder closed the gap with the Warriors after their huge trade on draft night? AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

Just four weeks ago, the Oklahoma City Thunder took a 3-1 lead over the Golden State Warriors with a trip to the NBA Finals on the line.

Now, after losing that series, the drama continues for OKC with the surprising trade of Serge Ibaka to the Orlando Magic for a package headlined by guard Victor Oladipo and the No. 11 draft pick.

So is this the move that gets the Thunder past the Warriors and back to the NBA Finals?