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The Three That Will Never Be: The Legacies of Scott Brooks, Kendrick Perkins, and Derek Fisher

As the Oklahoma City Thunder embark on a new season, some of the same things from the past still remains. First off, Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka, and Russell Westbrook should all be back and healthy. Secondly, the expectations of winning … 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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Oklahoma City Thunder at Dallas Mavericks preview (Game 32 of 82)

When: Sunday, 28 December 2014 at 6:30 PM CST Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX To a point guard, the Western Conference has to feel like a field littered with land mines. At the end of that field, is a … Continue reading

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2014-15 NBA Season Preview: Southwest Division

Southwest Divison 1. San Antonio Spurs Last season: 62-20 (1st in the Southwest Division, 1st in the Western Conference) Season ended: Hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy after Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat Key Additions: Kyle … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Dallas Mavericks preview (Game 71 of 82)

When: Tuesday, 25 March 2014 at 7:00 PM CST Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX There’s a couple different ways to look at this game: 1. The Thunder will be out for revenge. In their previous meeting, the Mavericks humbled … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City Thunder at Cleveland Cavaliers preview (Game 68 of 82)

When: Thursday, 20 March 2014 at 6:00 PM CST Where: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Part Two of the Russell Westbrook Rest Experiment (RWRE). In Part One, the team looked completely overwhelmed by potential first round opponent Dallas in the … Continue reading

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Crazy Uncle Perk

We, as fans, sometimes view players as objects of entertainment. We look to them as visual and emotional toys that we unwrap every October, and hope to play with through June. When they no longer entertain us or completely frustrate … Continue reading

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The Thunder and the 2nd Seed

With San Antonio’s win over the Portland Trailblazers on Monday night, the Oklahoma City Thunder were assured of the No. 2 spot in the Western Conference. While it is disappointing that they stumbled in the last month of the season … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Get All Defensive Now

In remembering these past 2 weeks, and watching the first 6 minutes of the first quarter in the Phoenix game, I’m reminded that, even though the Oklahoma City Thunder are athletically superior to most teams, their defense will be the tell-tale … Continue reading

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Now It Feels Real

01 November 2011 Dear NBA (Players, Owners, David Stern, Billy Hunter, Derek Fisher, Adam Silver, et al.), What the hell is going on? It’s November 1st and I am not watching NBA Basketball. I should be watching the on-going rivalry … Continue reading

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