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Why are the Thunder overachieving? Billy Donovan

The Oklahoma City Thunder hold a (4-6) record through 10 games which isn’t great, but considering their strength of schedule, isn’t too bad. After last season where the Thunder underperformed, winning 49 games with Russell Westbrook and Paul George on the roster, the narrative around the organization was that Billy Donovan wasn’t the guy for […]

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The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, High-Roller’s Klub: OKC at San Antonio

The Thunder may have the most impressive (3-5) record the NBA has seen in quite some time. Six of their first eight games have come against playoff teams from last year, all of which are expected to be playoff teams this season. On Thursday, they dropped another hard-fought game to the San Antonio Spurs 121-112. […]

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Thunder aren’t rebuilding, they’re looking to retool around two

Since this offseason, the word ‘retooling’ has been used by Sam Presti to describe the current crossroads for Thunder basketball. For the first time in a decade, OKC has no headlining superstar on its roster. Instead, they have an elderly Chris Paul and Danilo Gallinari, both subject to be traded, with a bunch of young […]

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Al’s Five Facts: Season opener in Utah

Last night, in the first game of the season the Oklahoma City Thunder lost in Utah 95-100. There was a lot of curiosity about this team heading into the 2019/20 season, and last night we got a glimpse of what this year will probably be for the Thunder. A mix of veteran players and young […]

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A loss on the night, a win for the future for OKC

The official inception of OKC’s new era started with a Danilo Gallinari travel, a blocked Steven Adams shot attempt and a shot clock violation. The Thunder shot 5-of-21 in the first quarter and only scored 12 points to Utah’s 23. Things were honestly going as expected for the Thunder, but somehow they weren’t down by […]

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The Fresh Prince of OKC

It feels like Christmas Eve. You can see the Christmas tree providing shelter for a mountain of presents that are full of potential and optimism and you are so giddy to wake up in the morning to rip open and see what all the potential actually is. That is exactly what the millions of NBA […]

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The staff’s NBA preseason predictions

The most anticipated NBA season is among us. With the super-team era officially dead and reincarnated as a new-age era of dynamic duos, this season will be one for the books. Our Suave Report NBA experts spent plenty of time compiling this season’s predictions, forecasting how this season will play out from teams most likely […]

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