Monthly Archives: August 2014

Kevin Durant re-signs with Nike

In what became an unexpected bidding war between Nike and Under Armour for the rights to put Kevin Durant’s name on their sneakers, Ol’ Faithful (Nike) beat out the upstart (UA) to hold on to Durant as one of their

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Posted in Futures Report, News

Thunder trade Hasheem Thabeet to the Philadelphia 76ers

The Oklahoma City Thunder traded center Hasheem Thabeet (along with cash considerations) to the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday. In return, the Thunder received a protected 2nd round pick (likely highly protected) and a $1.4 million dollar Traded Player Exception as the

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Posted in News, Offseason Beat, Trade Talk, Uncategorized

Breaking Down the 2014-15 Thunder Schedule

It’s a rite of passage every August to look at the newly released NBA schedule and predict the record of your team. It’s usually a losing battle as many of the variables that come into play during the season (injuries,

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Posted in Offseason Beat, Random Thoughts

Kevin Durant: The Nurturing of a Legacy

On Thursday, word came out that Kevin Durant decided to pull out of the World Championships. He was slated to be the team’s unquestioned leader and its main focal point offensively. Durant’s departure (and Paul George’s injury) has created a bit

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Posted in Offseason Beat

Kevin Durant and Under Armour – Power Moves

The saying goes, “Never judge a man until you’ve walk a mile in his shoes.”. The person who initially said that statement probably never met a superstar athlete with a shoe contract. All NBA fans (or wearers of athletic sneakers,

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Posted in News, Offseason Beat

Josh Huestis and the Paul George Injury

First off, let’s get this out of the way. Josh Huestis is not Paul George. George is a two time All-Star, a two time member of the All-NBA third team, and a member of the 2014 NBA All-Defensive first team.

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Posted in NBA, News, Offseason Beat