Tag: Billy Donovan

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 28, 2019

Dennis Schröder’s Comments About Billy Donovan Confirms Everything We Already Knew

If I was going to break it down and tell you what Billy Donovan’s biggest issue is, I’d say it’s his lack of control over his team. Managing big personalities in the NBA isn’t easy, but it’s even more difficult when you’ve got to manage both Russell Westbrook and Paul George.

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.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 18, 2019

The Thunder Need Jerami Grant In A Big Way

Jerami Grant was one of the Thunder’s most consistent scorers during the regular season. You could pretty much guarantee 15-20 points per game for the young forward. It’s no surprise […]

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 15, 2019

How Worried Should Thunder Fans Be About Paul George’s Shoulder Injury?

It’s certainly hard to argue against the stats before and after the injury for Paul George. Before the injury on February 26th he was shooting 45% from the field. During that time the Thunder had a record of 39 wins and 21 losses. After the 26th, he has shot just under 40% and Oklahoma City has a record of 10 wins and 12 losses.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 11, 2019

Breaking Down the Series | Thunder v. Blazers

Portland is a solid matchup for the Thunder, and it appears to be an advantage for OKC. Let’s breakdown the different matchups and see where the Thunder’s chances lie.