Found May 19, 2013 on Word On The Game:
After the disappointing second round exit by the Oklahoma City Thunder, questions about what changes the young team needs to make immediately were brought up by fans and media alike. One of targets of all these questions has been center Kendrick Perkins, who posted the first negative PER in playoff history for somebody playing over 200 minutes. [...]

Presti: Thunder not amnestying Perk

Oklahoma City Thunder GM Sam Presti says the team is not planning to amnesty center Kendrick Perkins despite his big salary.


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The Thunder are reportedly keeping Kendrick Perkins

Well this is certainly a head scratcher. It looks like the Oklahoma City Thunder are going to hold onto Kendrick Perkins. According to Thunder beat writer Darnell Mayberry, Thunder GM Sam Presti recently praised Perkins for about 20 minutes and also said they have no plans to amnesty him. Sam Presti on the amnesty clause: "We just haven't considered using the provision...

Thunder GM has no plans to amnesty Perk

Old friend Kendrick Perkins made headlines last week for his underwhelming performance in the playoffs. Perk’s playoff impotence revived speculation that OKC would consider the amnesty provision on their center. Thunder GM Sam Presti says such speculation is inaccurate: “We just haven’t considered using the provision,” Presti said. “I wouldn’t necessarily directly attribute...

Oklahoma City Thunder Will Not Use Amnesty Clause on Kendrick Perkins

 Back at the trade deadline of 2011, Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge made one of the least popular trades in a long time when he unloaded Kendrick Perkins and Nate Robinson to the Oklahoma City Thunder in return for Jeff Green and Nenad Krstic.   With the lack of size and rebounding from the players on the roster in the last two full seasons, the...

Thunder Have No Plans To Amnesty Kendrick Perkins

The Oklahoma City Thunder bowed out to the Memphis Grizzlies in the Western Conference semi-finals, and now there are several questions the organizations needs to answer. The biggest question that needs to be answered is what will the Thunder do with center Kendrick Perkins.  Thunder GM Sam Presti commented about Perkins and the idea of amnestying him today via Thunderous Intentions...

Thunder Aren't Considering Amnesty Clause On Perkins

The Oklahoma City Thunder are not considering using the amnesty clause on Kendrick Perkins. "We just haven't considered using the provision. ... We think Perk has a lot of value to our team," Sam Presti said Saturday. Perkins is set to make about $18 million over the next two seasons.

NBA rumors: Thunder won’t amnesty Kendrick Perkins

Following the Oklahoma City Thunder’s disappointing end to the season, there has been speculation that the team could use its amnesty clause on center Kendrick Perkins. However, general manager Sam Presti told reporters -- including Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahomanm -- that he doesn't plan on using the clause to part ways with the big man.Presti told reporters that the team...

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