Scott Perry, Grant Hill On Pistons' List To Take Over Front Office

The Detroit Pistons have Scott Perry and Grant Hill on their list of potential candidates to take over as president after the resign of Joe Dumars. Hill began his NBA career with the Detroit Pistons and has served as an NBA analyst since retiring from the league last year. Perry is an assistant general manager with the Orlando Magic. He has held positions under Dumars with the...
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Five things the Thunder has approaching the trading deadline

Will he, or won't he? That is the question Thunder fans are asking about Sam Presti as the NBA's trading deadline approaches. Will the Thunder general manager swing a trade, or will he stand pat and see an already championship-caliber roster through the finish line? One report over the weekend indicated that Oklahoma City is actively searching for help on the perimeter...
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Thunder Confident In Current Team, Will Do 'Due Diligence' On Trade Market

The Oklahoma City Thunder will do their due diligence on the trade market, but Sam Presti is adamant that the organization is confident about the current makeup of the roster. "We're going to do our due diligence, but we feel good about where we are," Presti said. The Thunder have been without Russell Westbrook for extended parts of the season. The Thunder are 28-9...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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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May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Thunder, Presti Look Mortal

I’m no longer slurping the Sam Presti Kool-Aid. I can't help but have visions of a Thunder team featuring Durant, Harden, Ibaka and Rajon Rondo dance through my head.
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April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Thunder continue to find ways to improve

Oklahoma City general manager Sam Presti has never been about the quick fix. Yes, the Thunder's journey from the lottery to title contender is years in the making, but the work is hardly done. Nothing is assumed in OKC. There is no sense of entitlement for the defending Western Conference champions. They just don't expect to be back in The Finals next June. That's just...
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September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Presti Dismisses Phil Jackson Rumors As 'Rubbish'

Sam Presti expressed his desire to bring back Scott Brooks.
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June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Presti, Weaver At NBA Pre-Draft Camp Hours After Clinching Finals Berth

One day after winning the Western Conference Finals, Sam Presti and Troy Weaver of the Thunder front office caught an early flight to Chicago to attend a 9 AM workout session at the NBA Pre-Draft Camp.
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June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Thunder: Sam Presti begins talks with Russell Westbrook's agent

BY DARNELL MAYBERRY, Staff Writer, dmayberry@opubco.comThe OKC guard is eligible to receive an extension to his rookie scale contract.Read more on
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November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Thunder will report to new practice facility

When the Oklahoma City Thunder return from the NBA lockout, they'll be coming back to a brand new home. The Thunder's new practice facility will be open to players Thursday, although general manager Sam Presti said Wednesday that it's unclear how many players will report for the first day. Presti says he expects to ''probably see a steady stream of guys over...
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November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

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