Monthly Archives: April 2014

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Game 5 preview

When: Tuesday, 29 April 2014 at 8:00 PM CST Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK This series has been all about perspective. The Oklahoma City Thunder run the Grizzlies out of the gym in Game 1 and everyone one … Continue reading

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Scott Brooks: It Might Be Time For A Change

If you look at the recent history of the game, every great player who has won a championship needed a championship level coach to push him to the promise land. And by great player, I mean the transcendent players of … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Memphis Grizzlies Game 3 preview

Going in, we knew this would be a tough series. Memphis has their short-comings, but they do two things extremely well that make them a tough out: they play defense and they play as a team. We’ve seen both of … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Moment: Durant and the MVP

Since the NBA’s first season in 1955-56, there have been 58 MVP’s. Those MVP’s have been won by 29 different players in 19 different cities (four of which currently don’t have NBA franchises). Of the 30 teams in the current … Continue reading

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Money in the bank: The Increase in Salary Cap and the Thunder

On Friday, the league sent a memo to all the teams in the league that the salary cap will increase by about $5 million dollars and the luxury tax line will follow suit. For teams beckoning for free agents, this … Continue reading

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Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder series preview

So it’s set. First up on Oklahoma City’s platter is the team that knocked them out of last season’s playoffs, the Memphis Grizzlies. It took a bit longer than expected for the playoff seeding to be decided, but in the … Continue reading

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Detroit Pistons vs. Oklahoma City Thunder preview (Game 82 of 82)

When: Wednesday, 16 April 2014 at 7:00 PM EST Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK The Oklahoma City Thunder have no one to blame but themselves for being in this position. The Thunder have had 2 opportunities to not … Continue reading

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On Second Thought: An NBA Postscript

When the season begins, every writer and media pundit has predictions for how teams will do. Sometimes they are spot on. Sometimes they are dead wrong. Here a collective of how many people thought the seasons of each team would … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City Thunder at New Orleans Pelicans preview (Game 81 of 82)

When: Monday, 14 April 2014 at 7:00 PM CST Where: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, LA The magic number for the Thunder to clinch the No. 2 spot in the Western Conference is 1. The remaining schedule for the Los … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Indiana Pacers preview (Game 80 of 82)

When: Sunday, 13 April 2014 at 12:00 PM CST Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN “We’re Number 2! We’re Number 2!” That will be Oklahoma City’s battle cry heading into the playoffs. Hopefully they won’t be saying that in June. … Continue reading

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