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The formula for building a winning franchise in any pro sport, is quite simple in theory; as it really comes down to a team having two qualities, talent and chemistry. As many teams have found over the years though, even a squad of All-Stars will lack success, if they can not get along. When a club has that perfect combination of skill and camaraderie, they have to do everything in their power to keep it, a task that has become harder in the age of Free Agency.
Just as importantly, if not more so, is for a team to have a coach or a manager that sets the right tone in the locker room and on the court. A man who the players both love and respect, a guy they would run through a brick wall, to please. Teams that have those type of leaders, often exceed expectations, in part because they don’t want let their leader down.
The Oklahoma City Thunder, found that perfect combination during the 2008-2009 campaign, when the team fired former head coach P.J. Carlesimo and replaced him with his ...
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The Oklahoma City Thunder and coach Scott Brooks are close to agreeing on a new deal, according to multiple reports. Brooks, whose contract expires Saturday, received an offer of four years for $16 million, The Daily Oklahoman and ESPN.com reported. Contract talks had moved slowly this month after Brooks, who was paid about $4 million combined the past two seasons, had guided...
Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks has agreed to a new four-year contract, ESPN The Magazine reported Saturday. Terms of the new deal were not known but ESPN reported last week that a recent offer was for more than $4 million per year. The Thunder are 174-125 under Brooks in roughly 3 1/2 seasons, including three playoff appearances. Brooks guided the team to the 2012 NBA...
The Oklahoma City Thunder may not have won the NBA Championship but they still have a lot to celebrate.
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Are the Wizards in play for James Harden?
The Oklahoma City Thunder are exploring the possibility of trading James Harden in exchange for the #2 or #3 overall pick in tonight’s draft in an apparent effort to select Brad Beal. Chad Ford mentioned this in his most recent Mock Draft today (his 96th version I believe).
From OKC’s perspective, they have already handed out huge...
It looks as though the man who directed the Thunder to their first NBA Finals appearance will be back in the driver's seat for the forseeable future. Coach Scott Brooks and the organization have reportedly agreed on a new four-year deal, according to ESPN. The financial details aren't known yet, but the Thunder's last offer was reportedly more than $4 million a year....
After making it to the finals for the first time, the Oklahoma City Thunder took another step to securing their core for years to come.
Today, the Thunder came to agreement with head coach Scott Brooks on a 4 year deal worth $4 million per year. Securing Brooks was a priority for the franchise, who have one of the most promising rosters in the league that includes Kevin Durant, Russell...
The Thunder assured James Harden in recent days that the team wouldn't trade him for a top-3 pick.
The Thunder continue to work through contract language on a new four-year deal with Scott Brooks.
Sam Presti was looking for a player who would mesh well with an already successful team.
The most recent offer from the Thunder to Scott Brooks was more than $4 million per season.