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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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Westbrook stuck to his promise in Game 3

After Oklahoma City’s Game 2 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, everyone pointed the finger at Russell Westbrook who played one of his worst games of the season. After that performance, in his postgame interview, he took full responsibility for the Thunder dropping the game and promised he would do better on Friday night in […]

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Ja Morant is the next NBA Supernova

A blindingly bright star bursts into view in the corner of the night sky — it wasn’t there just a few hours ago, but now it burns like a beacon. That bright star isn’t actually a star, at least not anymore. The brilliant point of light is the explosion of a star that has reached […]

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Loyalty or the Ring

When Russell Westbrook finishes his career will he just be a one team player who decided to be loyal or will he chase the ultimate goal and become an NBA champion? In a perfect world, Russell Westbrook would be the Dirk Nowitzki of his generation. Westbrook would go on and destroy a super team on […]

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The Thunder are lost…at the wrong time

It all started with a 108-106 loss to the Indiana Pacers last week, followed by a lopsided 110-88 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night and after Russell Westbrook picked up his 16th technical foul, suspending him for a game, the Thunder fell to the Miami Heat on Monday evening 116-107. Things are […]

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Turn negative into positive after Thunder lose to Sixers

Around tip-off, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced that Paul George wouldn’t play due to a sore right shoulder. Although the Philadelphia 76ers Joel Embiid was also listed as out for the game with a knee injury, the Sixers still had the upper hand. It caught some by surprise but OKC losing George was far more […]

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Flip flop of halves, Thunder rally from 26 to knock off Rockets

“We have to stop with this narrative Russ isn’t doing well. Russ is doing everything for this team. We rally behind Russ” Paul George’s postgame interview with Lisa Salters. The first half of Oklahoma City’s road game against the Houston Rockets went abysmally. The second half displayed a complete turnaround, thus shining another light on […]

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