OKC

Durant’s saltiness towards OKC persists: Can we let the dead horse RIP?

At his first game in Oklahoma City as a visitor—February 2017—fans yowled for blood and brandished cupcakes, because Durant was supposedly soft. “Such a venomous toxic feeling when I walked into that arena,” he says. “And just the organization, the trainers and equipment managers, those dudes is pissed off at me? Ain’t talking to me? […]

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Top 5 most intriguing games going into NBA’s 2019-2020 season

The new NBA schedule was finally released for next season, which means drama. With all the fireworks that came with this offseason comes even more compelling matchups. From superstar players returning to their former teams to two dynamic duos facing off on primetime television, this season will be all about the fireworks. While the Lakers […]

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3 things that were ‘off’ about Sam Presti’s press conference

Thunder general manager Sam Presti addressed the media for the first time since draft night on Thursday morning. If you were looking for some reassurance about the state of the Thunder, you probably left this press conference more confused and skeptical about everything. It’s not that Presti didn’t have anything to say, it’s the complete […]

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The Big 3 brought out Black culture in OKC

The Big 3 league came to Oklahoma City in the heat of the summer and blessed a crippled fanbase with some entertaining basketball, full of players and coaches that NBA fans haven’t heard of in awhile. Names like Perry Jones III, Mike Bibby, George Gervin, Shannon Brown, Greg Oden, Stephen Jackson, Jason Terry, and Charles […]

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The Quiet Holiday That Never Was

Now, picture this: a little island in the middle of the Aegean sea. Not many inhabitants, not many tourists, the sun always shining, great beaches, and most importantly, great food. Add a couple of days in Greece’s capital Athens, where the Greek Freak Giannis grew up, and where temples were raised for the old gods. […]

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From unappreciated to beloved, Russ made OKC a big league city

July 11, 2019, will forever be a bittersweet day for Thunder and Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK will always be a bittersweet location for Thunder fans as general manager Sam Presti decided to pull the plug on an 11-year partnership with the face of the franchise and city, Russell Westbrook. The news broke just before […]

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Gilgeous-Alexander: Built to be OKC’s next star point guard

At this point, everyone is aware of Sam Presti trading Paul George during peak club hours early Sunday morning. The trade represented PG’s discontent with the direction the Thunder organization is headed, and Kawhi Leonard consequently recruiting him. That’s fine. The Thunder still have Westbrook, right? Well as of now the answer is yes, but […]

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