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Category: Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder | July 8, 2016

Mitch McGary Suspended For First Five Games Of NBA Season

Oklahoma City is still waiting on their 2014 first round draft pick to pay significant dividends and now they will have to wait just a little bit longer. On the same day that Mitch McGary wrapped up a strong performance in Orlando, at the Thunder’s summer league, the NBA announced that the OKC forward would face a five-game suspension due to a failed drug test.

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Oklahoma City Thunder | July 6, 2016

Big Kiwi Emerges as Anchor for OKC

Steven Adams has become a fan favorite in Oklahoma City, and it isn’t hard to see why either. What’s not to like about “The Big Kiwi”? If he doesn’t catch your attention with his hilarious comments in his interviews, then his willingness to sacrifice his body, and his toughness inside the paint surely will. The New Zealand kid drafted three years ago is now a beast of a man, and he is well on his way to stardom.

Oklahoma City Thunder | July 5, 2016

Goodbye Kevin Durant

For the last eight years Kevin Durant has been nothing short of outstanding for Oklahoma City. Durant has laid a foundation for professional basketball here in the Sooner State. He has given OKC more than we ever thought was possible. Whether it was taking us to the Finals in 2012 or donating millions to the community, he was our MVP long before he became the NBA’s MVP.

Oklahoma City Thunder | July 2, 2016

What Does the Ibaka Trade Mean For OKC?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last week and a half, you’re probably aware that the Thunder traded Serge Ibaka to the Orlando Magic. In return, OKC received Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova, and the rights to Domantas Sabonis who was picked 11th overall in the 2016 draft.

Oklahoma City Thunder | June 22, 2016

2016 NBA Mock Draft (Say Bye to Mitch McGary)

Here is an overview of how we see the 2016 NBA Draft going down on Thursday. It includes multiple trades that not only make sense, but also shake up the […]

Oklahoma City Thunder | June 21, 2016

Kevin Durant on Free Agency: “It’s a basketball decision”

In two weeks Kevin Durant will be a free agent. Every team with enough coin and a decent roster will be in line to have an opportunity to convince him to sign with them. Many rumors of where he will be playing next season have surfaced, and while most of these are laughable (Golden State), others seem to be a possibility for Durant. However, none of these seem more likely than KD re-signing in Oklahoma City, even if it were just for one year. A one year deal in Oklahoma City for Durant would be worth $25.3 million. If he decided to sign a max contract for five years, he would be paid $150.2 million

Oklahoma City Thunder | June 19, 2016

Is Dion Waiters Future in OKC?

After a great season and an amazing playoff run, ending in disappointment, there are a lot of questions regarding the future of this Thunder team. With Kevin Durant becoming a free agent, this is shaping up to be the biggest summer for the organization since relocating to Oklahoma City in 2008. Every Thunder fan and sports anchor in the world is talking about Kevin Durant’s free agency. However, he is not the only Thunder player with a decision to make this summer. There is no doubt that Dion Waiters would have to take a pay cut to stay in Oklahoma City, but his comments in his exit interview have led many to believe he will re-sign with the Thunder.

Oklahoma City Thunder | June 11, 2016

How And Why Oklahoma City Should Trade Kyle Singler

The benefits of trading Singler are not immediately realized because you most likely would not get anything in return. There are however a couple of benefits that I see should the Thunder decide to trade him. They are:

Oklahoma City Thunder | June 11, 2016

Why Kevin Durant Won’t Leave The Oklahoma City Thunder

very website and sports blog seemingly is searching for reasons as to why Kevin Durant will leave the Thunder and join their squad. The speculation is rampant, from the hometown Wizards, to the Spurs, to the Warriors, and even the Celtics. Basically every team in the NBA will have the ability this off-season to add Durant to their team, but Kevin Durant leaving the Thunder makes zero sense.