OKC Thunder: Long layoff is good for Kendrick Perkins' recovery, but does it benefit the rest of the Thunder? - Article Photos 1/2

Oklahoma City head coach Scott Brooks talks to Oklahoma City's Thabo Sefolosha (2), Kendrick Perkins (5) and other players during Game 2 of the first round in the NBA basketball playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Dallas Mavericks at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Monday, April 30, 2012. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman