Monthly Archives: April 2015

Thunder U to Thunder Men: How the maturation of its star players helped the Oklahoma City Thunder make their coaching change

Let’s hark back to a time when we were all young. Let’s examine our lives from 18-24 years of age. You have high school graduation, then either college or work (or both, or neither). You have significant others, one night

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The Thunder hire Billy Donovan to be their new head coach

Per league sources, the Oklahoma City Thunder have hired Billy Donovan from the University of Florida to be their new head coach. The team and Donovan agreed to a 5 year contract, with the terms yet to be disclosed. The hiring

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Ten Possible Candidates for the Oklahoma City Thunder coaching vacancy

For the first time in seven seasons, the Oklahoma City Thunder are in search of a new head coach. Since their arrival in 2008, the Thunder have always had a head coach in place. PJ Carlesimo started as the head

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Posted in Offseason Beat, Random Thoughts

Oklahoma City Thunder part ways with head coach Scott Brooks

The Oklahoma City Thunder have parted ways with head coach Scott Brooks after an injury riddled 45-37 season that saw them miss the playoffs for the first time in the last five seasons. It was nearly a week ago, during

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Oklahoma City Thunder at Minnesota Timberwolves preview (Game 82 of 82)

When: Wednesday, 15 April 2015 at 7:00 PM CST Where: Target Center, Minneapolis, MN And it comes down to this. Eighty one games could not decide the future for the Oklahoma City Thunder and the New Orleans Pelicans. It all

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Posted in Thunder Pre-game Report

Sacramento Kings vs. Oklahoma City Thunder preview (Game 79 of 82)

When: Friday, 10 April 2015 at 7:00 PM CST Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK Four straight losses. And yet, the Oklahoma City Thunder still find themselves in the midst of being able to get the 8th and final

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The Oklahoma City Thunder tank conundrum: The difference between 14 and 18

With Tuesday’s loss to the San Antonio Spurs (and New Orleans’ subsequent defeat of the Golden State Warriors), the Oklahoma City Thunder found themselves in a position they hadn’t been for the past month: outside the top 8 in the

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Posted in Draft, Random Thoughts