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Fred Hoiberg To OKC Would Make Sense… Unfortunately For Iowa State

The Oklahoma City Thunder parted ways with Scott Brooks on Wednesday. Say what you will about him — because I have — but Brooks did do certain things well during his tenure with the franchise. After helping to develop players; building a foundation of success when the organization relocated; and taking the team to the Western Conference Finals, Brooks being fired from the Thunder...
Via The Student Section
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlesimo: Thunder made ‘terrible decision’ to fire Brooks

The Oklahoma City Thunder have only had two coaches since the franchise moved cities, and now both of them have been fired. P.J. Carlesimo was the coach in Seattle and was fired after a 1-12 start in the team’s first season in Oklahoma City. One of his assistants at the time, Scott Brooks, took over...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Add Scott Brooks to Orlando’s Coaching Candidate Radar

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports   A new candidate for the Orlando Magic Head Coach position may have just emerged. If you haven’t heard, the Oklahoma City Thunder have fired Head Coach Scott Brooks after spending 7 years taking them from bottom feeder to championship contender. He departs OKC with a 338-207 (.620) regular season win-loss record as well as a 39-34 postseason record...
Via Magic Basketball Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant posts statement online about Scott Brooks firing

Kevin Durant posted a note on Instagram Wednesday in which he expressed his feelings about the Oklahoma City Thunder’s firing of coach Scott Brooks. Though Durant said he supported the team’s decision to make the move, he acknowledged how difficult it is. “Today was tough for me. While I support our team’s decision 100 percent...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Fires Scott Brooks … Billy Donovan Starts Trending On Twitter

The Oklahoma City Thunder fired Scott Brooks on Wendesday … and Billy Donovan's name immediately started trending in the Twitterverse.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder-Bolt: Scott Brooks Is Fired, Paving The Way For Change In Oklahoma City

The time has finally come for change with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Oklahoma City has fired coach Scott Brooks, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) April 22, 2015 Brooks took over as Oklahoma City head coach for the final 69 games of the 2008-2009 season, finishing with a 22-47 record. From that point forward he mainly enjoyed nothing but success...
Via Crossover Chronicles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Brooks fired by Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly fired head coach Scott Brooks. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports that Thunder general manager Sam Presti met Brooks near his California home on Wednesday to inform him of the decision. Wojnarowski added that Florida coach Billy Donovan is expected to become a “serious candidate” to replace Brooks. Brooks...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder fire Scott Brooks

Coming off an injury-plagued 2014-2015 season that saw his Oklahoma City Thunder miss the playoffs altogether, it’s being reported that head coach Scott Brooks has been fired. Yahoo Sports insider Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Thunder general manager Sam Presti met with Brooks in California on Wednesday to deliver the news to the now-former Thunder head coach. Brooks...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Billy Donovan won't go to Oklahoma City

The last time a Florida coaching icon left for the pros, it came as a distinct shock… but it did happen. Steve Spurrier, having coached the Gators on the gridiron for 12 seasons (1990-2001), bolted for the NFL’s Washington Redskins in January of 2002. Naturally, the move wasn’t hard to explain: Spurrier wanted to scratch that NFL itch and see what the pro game was all about...
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Brooks: OKC Should Do What They Want with Coach Regardless of Kevin Durant

Reports are out that state the Oklahoma City Thunder are not willing to publicly commit to head coach Scott Brooks. That tends to come to the surprise of some, while others have wanted Brooks’ head on a stick for a few seasons now. Regardless, by making such an unenthusiastic statement concerning Brooks’ job security, it seems like his time may be over with the team. Or, well...
Via Crossover Chronicles
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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