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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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OKC-Houston trade: A crucial juncture for Westbrook and Paul’s legacy

It has been exactly one week since the Oklahoma City Thunder’s cornerstone icon Russell Westbrook was traded off to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul. After three consecutive seasons filled with unlimited promise, but lackluster results equaling three postseason wins since the 2015-2016 season, it was understandably time for Sam Presti to pull the plug […]

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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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State of Opportunity

OKC…you there? As a lifelong Lakers fan, I get it. In the blink of an eye…LITERALLY EVERYTHING changes. Your star player(s) are gone, the hope of your franchise has disappeared and your once contending team looks like a JV squad. From the outside looking in, it looks like a lost cause. Might be hard to […]

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A Fan’s Rebuild Survival Kit

I want to start off by saying that in no way shape or form am I a Thunder fan. I’m a tried and true diehard Brooklyn Nets fan who after years of being laughed out of every room is finally tasting success. Sucess that the Thunder have achieved for roughly 11 years but as they […]

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So Long, Partner

Russell Westbrook has been traded to the Houston Rockets. Eight words I never thought I would ever write. Five words I wish I would never have to write. Russell Westbrook has been traded. I always believed and hoped Westbrook would be an Oklahoma City Thunder player for twenty plus years and be a one-team player […]

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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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