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Thunder wanting to upgrade its offense is the right way to go

Roll call on the Thunder summer. Drafted Mitch McGary. Tried to sign Pau Gasol. Did sign Anthony Morrow. Re-signed Grant Jerrett. Let’s see. A rookie with all kinds of offensive talent but probably not ready for NBA defensive assignments. A former superstar who isn’t the player he used to be but still has a great set of ball skills. The NBA’s second-best shooter, behind only...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

McGary Encouraged By Fit With Thunder

Mitch McGary sees being drafted by the Oklahoma City Thunder as a strong positive despite falling to the 21st overall pick. McGary should immediately see quality minutes on a title contender. “This is the fit for me and I’m happy overall with where I ended up,” McGary said. “Hopefully we have a bunch of veteran big guys that I learn from, Nick Collison, Kendrick Perkins,...
Via RealGM
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

For Thunder, out with Sefolosha, in with Morrow

On May 31, 2014, in a thrilling overtime game, the San Antonio Spurs eliminated the Oklahoma City Thunder in six games, as the Spurs would march forward toward the NBA Finals, where they would eventually be crowned the 2014 NBA Champions. That night on May 31, Thunder guard/forward Thabo Sefolosha logged a “Did Not Play” […]
Via Project Spurs
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: Wade Posterizes Kendrick Perkins

As we we sit here amidst the dreadful NBA off-season, we take a look back at the one of Dwyane Wade’s greatest dunks as he put Serge Ibaka of the Oklahoma City Thunder into a spin cycle and absolutely demoralized the likes of Kendrick Perkins with a vicious two-handed hammer. Now the question is, will we ever see this type of athleticism from Wade again? The post Flashback...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Huestis will spend his rookie season in the D-League

Mike Stobe/Getty Images   One of the most surprising picks of the 2014 NBA draft was the Oklahoma City Thunder taking Stanford small forward Josh Huestis at the end of the first round. Many had Huestis going late in the second round and some didn’t even have him getting drafted at all, which is why this selection was such a surprise. However, the Thunder didn’t draft Huestis...
Via Pass The Pill
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent Of Josh Huestis Proposed Delaying Rookie Contract By Going To D-League

The Oklahoma City Thunder drafted Josh Huestis with the No. 29 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. First round picks typically receive guaranteed contracts for two seasons, but the Thunder and Huestis agreed for him to spend his rookie season with their D-League affiliate. Huestis will receive approximately $25,000 instead of $750,000. Huestis can start his rookie scale contract...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s 2014, And Clay Bennett Is Still A Penny Pinching Asshole

Lost in the mounting pile of Kevin Love trade rumors is a little nugget out of Cheapskate…err…Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, where Thunder owner Clay Bennett is up to his penny pinching ways again. A few days ago, The Oklahoman‘s Darnell Mayberry reported that the Thunder planned to assign recent first round draft pick Josh Huestis to the 66ers — the team’s D...
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant the latest sports star to lose credibility by hanging with Justin Bieber (pic)

Sigh. That’s about all the emotional output that can be elicited in reaction to the photo that surfaced of Justin Bieber and Oklahoma Thunder superstar Kevin Durant hanging out, apparently during a brunch outing over the weekend. Nice look on Bieber’s face, by the way. It’s just so eminently … punchable? Whatever that expression on […] The post Kevin Durant the latest...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant wears fake beard in Instagram photo

It’s not often that we get to talk about fake beards here on this website but when Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant decides to wear one, we have to take note. Check out the below image that Durant posted to his Instagram account which shows him wearing a fake beard and in the caption section, KD wrote “Beard Gang”: I wonder if James Harden can help him get in.. ***...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant does brunch with Justin Bieber

Kevin Durant and Justin Bieber grabbed brunch on Tuesday. Just a couple of bros enjoying a meal together.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant met Justin Bieber for brunch in Instagram photo

In terms of the best meals of the day, Brunch has to be listed as one of the best and earlier today, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant took some time to hang out with Justin Bieber. The two enjoyed some brunch and in the below Instagram photo posted on Justin’s official Instagram account, the two posed for a brunch selfie: Hopefully, that was some solid brunch! *** Durant...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
6 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Free Agents the Thunder Should Still Target

1. Maurice Williams The Thunder have a good back-up Point Guard in Reggie Jackson, but when Jackson steps into the line-up, the Thunder could use another good back-up off the bench.  They could get this in Williams.  On top of his point guard play, he’s an excellent range shooter, and range shooters have thrived from the perimeter in Oklahoma City.  He’d probably get similar...
Via TopSportsReport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant & Monica Wright’s Engagement Ended Because Of Her Religious Beliefs

In January, I shared with you that Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Kevin Durant and Minnesota Lynx star Monica Wright had broken off their engagement. Last week during the Lynx “Faith and Family night,” Monica shared that the reason for her break up with KD was because he wasn’t on the same page with her spiritually. She indicated that KD wasn’t willing to sacrifice his lifestyle...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Adams Wishes Himself A Happy 21st Birthday Because His Follower Won’t

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Steven Adams had a breakout NBA playoffs after Serge Ibaka went down with an injury. The New Zealand native, Adams, turned 21-years-old on Sunday. Seems as though his followers missed the memo on that one, as Adams was forced to wish himself a happy b-day over Twitter: On behalf of my followers, Happy […] The post Steven Adams Wishes Himself A Happy 21st...
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder expectations haven't changed

LAS VEGAS -- Oklahoma City general manager Sam Presti knows the last two years haven't gone as planned. After reaching the NBA Finals in 2012 and being hailed as a potential dynasty, Thunder seasons have stalled in the Western Conference playoffs. Injuries have played a part in both exits, with Russell Westbrook (2013) and Serge Ibaka (2014) being lost for big chunks of those...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Adams had to wish himself a happy birthday

One of the best (or most annoying) things about having a Facebook or Twitter account is getting dozens of birthday wishes from people you have never spoken to. Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams was deprived of that joy over the weekend. Adams, a first-round pick out of Pittsburgh, turned 21 on Sunday. You would […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder center Steven Adams wishes himself a happy birthday after everyone forgets

Happy Birthday, Steven Adams! The Oklahoma City Thunder center turned 21 on Sunday. To bad nobody remembered. At least, that's what Adams thought. The 7-footer from New Zealand took to Twitter to wish himself a happy birthday, and then responded to his own tweet. It is interesting to note, the official Thunder twitter page did not wish him a Happy B-Day until 5:55 p.m. EST, one...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Adams wishes himself Happy Birthday on Twitter

For those of you who didn’t already figure out from the title of the post, Oklahoma City Thunder big man Steven Adams is celebrating his birthday today as he turned 21 years of age. Earlier today, Adams decided to wish himself a Happy Birthday on his Twitter account: On behalf of my followers, Happy birthday @RealStevenAdams — Steven Adams (@RealStevenAdams) July 20, 2014 A...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Megan Fox Admits Russell Westbrook Had Her Starstruck (Photos)

  Megan Fox is famous for her piercing blue eyes and raven hair and definitely has no trouble catching the attention of men around the globe. The actress was set to present at the Kids Choice Sports Awards with Oklahoma City Thunder Star Russell Westbrook, and even she had to admit that Westbrook had her feeling a little giddy and school-girlish. This is actually pretty daring...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Josh Huestis might become the NBA's first domestic 'draft-and-stash' player

The Thunder announced late Friday afternoon that its NBA Development League affiliate, the Tulsa 66ers, will relocate in time for the 2014-15 season, joining their parent club in Oklahoma City. Even on a slow news day, the announcement barely made a ripple locally, never mind nationally. But the move could carry significant benefits to the Thunder from a basketball standpoint while...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant shows off huge family reunion in Instagram photo

There are few things more fun than family reunions and today, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant had a pretty big family reunion. The whole Durant clan gathered for a family photo and judging from the picture that was posted to Kevin Durant’s official Instagram account, plenty of people were in attendance: Hope the family reunion was fun, KD! *** Durant image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder’s youth gains more experience in Summer League

The contenders are going through their yearly turnovers, looking to find themselves and continue their dominance over the league. They are watching the other teams make moves to get closer to what they have. The Spurs and Thunder have stayed relatively quiet this summer as the Heat went through major changes and the Pacers saw a key piece to their puzzle leave. The Rockets tried...
Via Crossover Chronicles
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder’s youth gains more experience in Summer League

The contenders are going through their yearly turnovers, looking to find themselves and continue their dominance over the league. They are watching the other teams make moves to get closer to what they have. The Spurs and Thunder have stayed relatively quiet this summer as the Heat went through major changes and the Pacers saw a key piece to their puzzle leave. The Rockets tried...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Megan Fox starstruck by 'gorgeous' Russell Westbrook

A couple days ago, Nickelodeon hosted the first ever Kids Choice Sports Awards and one individual present at the awards happened to be actress Megan Fox. Fox got the chance to present an award with Oklahoma City Thunder star guard Russell Westbrook and yesterday, she noted on her Facebook page that she was starstruck when she met him: I never get star struck but I got to present...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sports x Fashion: Russell Westbrook Debuts Barneys New York Fashion Line

Not only does Russell Westbrook dominate the court as point guard for the Oklahoma City Thunder, now he is taking over the fashion world, too.  The accomplished athlete is working overtime creating a name for himself in the world of high fashion, and people are taking notice.  From sitting front row at New York Mercedez Benz Fashion Week with Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of American...
Via All Sports Everything
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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