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Tag: Billy Donovan

Oklahoma City Thunder | February 19, 2020

OKC Thunder | Expectations Met, Expectations Raised

At 33-22 on the season the Oklahoma City eclipsed its 2019-20 win total before that All-Star break. I’m pretty confident that I can say none of us saw that coming […]

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Oklahoma City Thunder | May 13, 2019

Is Billy Donovan Headed to Michigan?

With the vacant head coaching spot at Michigan—a spot that is historically considered as a desirable position—speculation has risen that Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Billy Donovan may be the top prospect for the gig.

Oklahoma City Thunder | May 1, 2019

Thunder Have Two Options With Donovan | Extend Or Let Go

Presti admitted on Monday to have not yet talked with Donovan and said to the media that if something, “were to change,” with the head coaching situation then they would let them know. The issue at hand ins’t the playoff record but Donovan’s contract.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 27, 2019

Does Billy Donovan Actually Have A Chance Of Staying In Oklahoma City?

Since making it to the Western Conference Finals in 2016 and blowing a 3-1 lead, Billy Donovan has not coached a team past the first round of the playoffs. He was given a “free pass” in 2017, considering Russell Westbrook was just about all he had. Since then, he’s coached two squads with multiple All-Stars, yet nothing to show for it. To anyone on the outside, it seems like firing Billy Donovan is the obvious thing to do.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 22, 2019

Twitter Reactions | Donovan And Westbrook Taking Heat

The hope and promise that came with Oklahoma City’s game three win over Portland on Friday faded to frustration and resentment on Easter Sunday. The Trail Blazers took a commanding 3-1 series edge with the 111-98 win which led Thunder fans casting plenty of blame on Billy Donovan and Russell Westbrook.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 21, 2019

Thunder Melts Down in Game 4 Loss

The Oklahoma City Thunder looked incredible at times early in Game 4, but an 11-0 run by the Portland Trail Blazers was the turning point of the game. OKC never was able to recover, and the Blazers left OKC with a 111-98 win to take a 3-1 series lead back to Portland.