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OKLAHOMA CITY When is Ronnie Brewer supposed to get here, anyway?
It's kind of hard to wrap your mind around the fact there may not be a more-pressing question for this Oklahoma City team.
But maybe that's where we are as March approaches and the Thunder defense becomes more invisible than the lenses in Russell Westbrook's glasses.
Because if Oklahoma City can't slow this buzzsaw disguised as a Minnesota basketball team it may very well have some issues with, say, the Spurs, Clippers and, if it should come down to it, Miami.
OK, let's get this out there: Oklahoma City won Friday, topping the T-Wolves, 127-111. But let's also get this out there: With no one outside of Kendrick Perkins showing much interest in playing defensive basketball, the Thunder might have also discovered a bit more about who they really are.
I believe coach Scott Brooks when he says the top priority for this team is defense. No reason not to, but I also believe we're at the po...
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After being taken 12th overall by the Seattle SuperSonics in 2004, the promising career of Robert Swift didn't pan out in the NBA. He played sparingly in parts of four seasons with the franchise before bailing on an NBDL assignment with the Bakersfield Jam in 2009. He then spent one year with the Tokyo Apache in Japan before finally brushing his professional basketball exploits...
OKLAHOMA CITY If you were waiting, hoping and anticipating Oklahoma City would make a last-minute deadline deal that would put it a step closer to a parade down the streets of the city, well, it didn't happen.
Yes, the Thunder are still a championship contender, but are they better than they were 24 hours ago?
Also a yes.
The Thunder are in need of a third scorer behind Kevin...
The great city of Seattle misses its Supersonics. Seattle, and the state of Washington itself is a great location for basketball. Everyone knows the stereotype that Seattle rains every day non stop. While this is not true, on winter days when the temperature is 40 degrees with hard rain coming down, no one wants to be outside. And if you’re an athlete and you want to be playing...
The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded Eric Maynor to the Trail Blazers in return for a trade exception. Returning this season from an ACL injury, Maynor fell out of the Thunder’s rotation early in the season (averages 2.7 points), replaced by Reggie Jackson.
According to ESPN:
The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded backup point guard Eric Maynor to the Portland Trail Blazers...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder unloaded free-agent-to-be Eric Maynor in a trade deadline deal with Portland on Thursday, picking up a trade exception and the rights to Greek forward Georgios Printezis.
Maynor had been a reliable backup for All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook over his first two seasons in Oklahoma City, ranking among the top 10 in the league in...
Kevin Martin and Nick Collison have been effective playing the two-man game together.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Knicks traded swingman Ronnie Brewer to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, opening up a roster spot that will be used to sign veteran forward Kenyon Martin.
Team president Glen Grunwald said Martin will be signed to a 10-day contract with the hopes that he could remain for the remainder of the season.
Grunwald said Martin will be insurance for...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- With All-Stars Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant leading the way, the Oklahoma City Thunder can outscore any team in the NBA on any given night.
That still isn't good enough for a team with the highest of aspirations.
Westbrook scored a season-high 37 points, Durant added 27 and Oklahoma City snapped a three-game losing streak Friday night with a 127...
For weeks, rumors have swirled as to whether or not the Knicks would ship Iman Shumpert to a team like the Suns in exchange for perhaps a more versatile contributor in Jared Dudley.As fate would have it, when push came to shove, New York actually ended up putting more eggs in the Shumpert basket as the NBA trade deadline came to pass.According to reports, the Knicks have sent former...
Ronnie Brewer being dealt to the Oklahoma City Thunder was not the only change going on in New York at Thursday’s NBA Trade Deadline.
The Knicks used their time wisely in signing veteran forward Kenyon Martin to a 10-day contract and the deal is expected to be completed by early next week. New York has been in need of big man help and talk of Martin joining the Knicks has been...