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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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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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Scott Brooks and the Glass Ceiling

Earlier this college football season, I experienced something I have never experienced since I started following and rooting for the OU Sooners about 20 years ago. That feeling of seeing something bad and knowing things were going to change from … Continue reading

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Uncharted Waters: The Thunder and the Kevin Durant injury

In life, things have a way of working out oppositely to what we expected. The job promotion you thought would make you happy, actually makes you miserable working under the megalomaniac you call your new boss. The breakup with that … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Denver Nuggets preview (Preseason Game 1 of 7)

When: Wednesday, 08 October 2014 at 8:00 PM CST Where: Pepsi Center, Denver CO Finally. After eons of waiting, the time has arrived. Well, not really the real time. That would be reserved for 20 days from today. But real … Continue reading

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Early Training Camp Stories

With Monday’s media day out of the way, the Oklahoma City Thunder started their journey into the 2014-15 NBA season. Like every other training camp before this one, there are questions and issues that need to be settled before the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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