Tag Archives: Sam Presti

Sam Presti: Putting back the Jenga pieces

Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti has had himself quite the off-season. From acquiring Paul George to signing Patrick Patterson and Raymond Felton to cap-friendly contracts, Presti has gone from the man that let Kevin Durant walk for nothing … Continue reading

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Paul George Arrives into Oklahoma City

Paul George arrived into Will Rogers airport with much fanfare. Oklahoma City Thunder Storm Chaser and airport pep rally organizer Devin Newsom held another successful airport gathering. He supplied the party goers with free PG shirts,  pizza, and water.  About … Continue reading

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NTTB Podcast (Episode 1) – The Sam Presti Appreciation podcast

On the inaugural episode of the NTTB podcast, we (Alex and Anthony) discuss the following topics: How the podcast came to be Sam Presti’s best week ever! An in-depth look at the 4 transactions that have shaped this offseason for … Continue reading

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Daily Thunder Rumblings – 07 July 2017

Happy Friday to all! Here are today’s edition of DTR. Brad Botkin of CBS Sports looks at how quickly OKC has recovered from Kevin Durant’s departure: “Look what happened to the Cavs when LeBron James left for Miami. Kevin Garnett … Continue reading

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Daily Thunder Rumblings – 23 June 2017

Honestly, I went into draft thinking the Thunder would draft like 8 guys, but they only came away with one. Here’s the Terrance Ferguson edition of DTR. Tim Kiernan of Sports Illustrated grades the Thunder’s selection of Terrance Ferguson: “Ferguson … Continue reading

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Daily Thunder Rumblings – 22 June 2017 (Draft Day Edition)

Welcome to Draft Day. Let the madness begin….. According to NewsOK, Sam Presti is the top draft day decision-maker in the league. Brett Dawson looks at what the Thunder may do with their pick based on recent draft history: “There’s … Continue reading

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Daily Thunder Rumblings – 13 June 2017

Here are the rumblings for Tuesday. He may have won a title, but Kevin Durant will never be able to escape his decision. Never change, Alex Trebek. Thank you, Jeopardy! Rumble visited Rohan Rajeev, a 14 year old Edmond kid who … Continue reading

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Ten Prospects for the Thunder in the 2015 NBA Draft

After a disappointing 2014-15 season that was riddled with injuries, the Oklahoma City Thunder enter the 2015 NBA Draft with a sense of optimism. If Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and Serge Ibaka can remain relatively healthy next season, then this … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City Thunder 2015 Draft Preview

In life, well laid plans seldom come to fruition as easily as we’d like them to. After four straight season of near perfect health, which culminated in an NBA Finals appearance in 2012, the Oklahoma City Thunder have seen three … Continue reading

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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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