Coming into the season, even after the Harden trade, few felt they were a playoff team.
They had a nice run there where they undoubtedly overachieved. The team doesn't play good defense and relies on Harden's scoring too much. That's a recipe for medicrity over the course of an 82 game season.
They've assembled the start of something nice, but they still have a lot of growing up to do and a lack of talent at some key positions.