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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder preview (Game 78 of 82)

When: Tuesday, 07 April 2015 at 7:00 PM CST Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK It’s never a do or die game until you are certainly facing elimination with a loss. But this game certainly has the feeling of … Continue reading

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Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder preview (Game 77 of 82)

When: Sunday, 05 April 2015 at 12:00 PM CST Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK Its becoming quite apparent that the race for the 8th seed in the Western Conference (and Eastern Conference, I guess) is likely coming down … Continue reading

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Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder preview (Game 75 of 82)

When: Wednesday, 01 April 2015 at 7:00 PM CST Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK Exactly a week ago, in the preview of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s game against the San Antonio Spurs, I wrote that if the Thunder … Continue reading

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