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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 Bloguin Best
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thunder coach Brooks expects to return to team next season

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Thunder coach Scott Brooks says he expects to return as coach next season, despite speculation that his job might be in jeopardy. Oklahoma City finished with a 45-37 record, but the Thunder failed to make the playoffs for the first time in six years. Brooks says he understands that rumors come with the position, and he looks forward to leading the team in the future...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Billy Donovan, Kevin Ollie could be candidates if Thunder fire Scott Brooks

The Oklahoma City Thunder are expected to evaluate Scott Brooks’ job status now that their season has come to an end, and a few top college coaches reportedly are candidates to replace him if he is fired. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski says the Thunder are going to spend time evaluating Brooks, who is under contract to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder coach Scott Brooks feels secure about his job

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Thunder coach Scott Brooks says he expects to return as coach next season, despite speculation that his job might be in jeopardy. Oklahoma City finished with a 45-37 record, but the Thunder failed to make the playoffs for the first time in five years. Brooks says he understands that rumors come with the position, and he looks forward to leading the team in the...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder coach Brooks feels secure about his job

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Thunder coach Scott Brooks says he expects to return as coach next season, despite speculation that his job might be in jeopardy. Oklahoma City finished with a 45-37 record, but the Thunder failed to make the playoffs for the first time in five years. Brooks says he understands that rumors come with the position, and he looks forward to leading the team in the...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Will Consider Firing Scott Brooks

The Oklahoma City Thunder will evaluate whether to retain Scott Brooks as head coach in the final guaranteed year of his current contract. Brooks is guaranteed for the 15-16 season and the Thunder hold a team option for 16-17. Sam Presti has to decide an organizational direction for the final year of Kevin Durant's contract, and that will include a decision about whether Brooks remains...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Donovan Could Be ‘Serious Candidate’ If Oklahoma City Job Opens

Billy Donovan could be a serious candidate for the Oklahoma City job if the Thunder part ways with head coach Scott Brooks.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Scott Brooks’ future with Thunder uncertain

After missing out on the playoffs this season, there is reportedly uncertainty with the status of Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Thunder will “evaluate” Brooks as he enters the final year of his deal. Brooks is signed through 2015-16 guaranteed and has a team option […]
Via Full Scale Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder to evaluate Scott Brooks future

Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports The Oklahoma City Thunder are expected to spend time evaluating coach Scott Brooks before committing to bring him back for the final year on his contract, according to Yahoo Sports. According to Yahoo Sports, Brooks is guaranteed for the 2015-16 season on his deal, with the Thunder holding a team option for 2016-17. The Thunder missed the playoffs...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Billy Donovan leave Florida for Oklahoma City Thunder?

The Oklahoma City Thunder have missed out on the 2015 NBA Playoffs and head coach Scott Brooks could find himself in jeopardy of being fired. That is the word from Yahoo Sports NBA guru Adrian Wojnarowski. Yahoo Sources: Scott Brooks' future as Oklahoma City Thunder coach uncertain. http://t.co/TK5ZTEirT0 — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) April 16, 2015 In the report from...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder reportedly will evaluate Brooks before bringing him back

The Oklahoma City Thunder are expected to evaluate head coach Scott Brooks before committing to bring him back next season, Yahoo Sports/FOX Sports 1 NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported Thursday. Brooks, who has one year left on his deal, guided the Thunder to a 45-37 record but that wasn't good enough to extend Oklahoma City's six-year playoff run. The Thunder dealt with a number...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Florida’s Billy Donovan Could Emerge As Serious Candidate To Replace Oklahoma City Thunder’s Scott Brooks

Billy Donovan to the NBA is a storyline that seems to pop up every college basketball offseason. It’s the middle of April – the 2014-15 season has been done for more than a week – so here we are again.  According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the Florida coach could emerge as a serious candidate to replace the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Scott Brooks, if he were to...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook avoids suspension as NBA rescinds his 16th technical foul

  The NBA rescinded Russell Westbrook's 16th technical foul, allowing the star guard to play in the Thunder's critical game against Portland on Monday night. The decision means the NBA's leading scorer avoids what would have been an automatic suspension because he had reached the league limit of technical fouls. The league did not elaborate on its ruling in an email, but NBA President...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook faces suspension with two games left

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Russell Westbrook did everything he could Sunday night to give Oklahoma City's fading playoff hopes a boost. His temper may wind up costing the Thunder any chance of making it. The All-Star Game MVP scored a career-high 54 points and nearly pulled off his 12th triple-double of the season, but Indiana closed the game on a 10-1 run to hold on for a 116-104 victory...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook Scores Career-High 54, Will Be Suspended For Next Game After 16th Tech

Russell Westbrook scored a career-high 54 points in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 116-104 loss to the Indiana Pacers. Westbrook also received a technical foul, which means he will be suspended for Monday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. "I'm pretty confident that one will be rescinded," Thunder coach Scott Brooks said following the game. "That's not my decision, but I feel...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers-Thunder Preview

Currently on the outside looking in at the playoff picture, the Oklahoma City Thunder need a strong two-game finish to have a chance at the final spot in the Western Conference. They may have to open that stretch without Russell Westbrook, who will likely be suspended for Monday night's critical contest with the Portland Trail Blazers. Westbrook posted yet another outstanding performance...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder-Pacers Preview

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Indiana Pacers both face uphill battles in their bids to reach the playoffs. Sunday's meeting in Indianapolis could be a de facto elimination game. The Thunder (43-36) are tied with New Orleans for eighth in the Western Conference, but the Pelicans hold the tiebreaker after winning the series 3-1. Oklahoma City's postseason chances took a big hit with...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder announce Kevin Durant is out indefinitely

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant has been removed from “basketball activities,” general manager Sam Presti announced Friday. Durant, who has been dealing with a foot injury all season, has not been making the anticipated progress from his latest setback during rehab. Presti said Durant will be reevaluated at a later date.  No timetable for a return has been set. ...
Via Sportsnaut
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks-Thunder Preview

As Russell Westbrook's key teammates look on in street clothes, the MVP candidate's stat line continues to balloon. His turnovers, however, have been the most inflated number in the past six games. Westbrook will try to get those under control Friday night as the Oklahoma City Thunder host the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks, who are concluding a six-game tour of the West...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Still Not Ready to Return to Action

Kevin Durant is not yet ready to return to the Oklahoma City Thunder lineup, according to Head Coach Scott Brooks (via ESPN.com’s Royce Young). Brooks described Durant's rehab as "peaks and valleys." — Royce Young (@royceyoung) March 19, 2015 Brooks says Durant has already been ruled out for tomorrow's game against the Hawks. — Royce Young (@royceyoung) March 19, 2015 ...
Via Sportsnaut
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Wolves at Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder have continued to have few problems offensively in spite of Kevin Durant's absence. It's stopping opponents that has proved problematic lately. No team has been worse defensively on the road than the Minnesota Timberwolves, who enter Friday night looking to halt a 10-game losing streak in Oklahoma City. The Thunder (35-29) haven't had Durant available in...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves-Thunder Preview

The Oklahoma City Thunder have continued to have few problems offensively in spite of Kevin Durant's absence. It's stopping opponents that has proved problematic lately. No team has been worse defensively on the road than the Minnesota Timberwolves, who enter Friday night looking to halt a 10-game losing streak in Oklahoma City. The Thunder (35-29) haven't had Durant available in...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Should Return In 1-2 Weeks, Says Thunder’s Scott Brooks

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks says Kevin Durant should return to the lineup in about “a week to two weeks.” Brooks said before the Thunder’s game Wednesday night with the Los Angeles Clippers that Durant had been re-evaluated earlier in the day. Brooks says the 2014 NBA MVP “is progressing” and “had another good...
Via NESN.com
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Thunder star Durant expected to return in 1-2 weeks

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks says Kevin Durant should return to the lineup in about ''a week to two weeks.'' Brooks said before the Thunder's game Wednesday night with the Los Angeles Clippers that Durant had been re-evaluated earlier in the day. Brooks says the 2014 NBA MVP ''is progressing'' and ''had another good workout today'' but isn't ready to...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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