Next Step For OKC: Abolishing Incorrect And Unnecessary Position Tags

The idea of positions in basketball has been called into question a few times this year. The subject has been deemed “positionality” and most people are starting to believe that the traditional PG/SG/SF/PF/C line-ups are becoming outdated due to the advancement of NBA athletes and the way coaches use those athletes on the [...]

Trust Casts Gray Skies On Oklahoma City’s Season

Trust is an essential part of any NBA team’s success. The trust each player instills in his teammates and the trust every head coach instills in his players is all apart of the formula for winning. Trust leads to team chemistry, chemistry leads to fluidity, fluidity leads to execution and execution leads to victories.

But [...]

Chandler’s Style Of Play Rendering Kendrick Perkins Ineffective

The Oklahoma City Thunder acquired Kendrick Perkins from the Boston Celtics at the trade deadline specifically for the Western Conference Finals. After the Los Angeles Lakers dispatched the Thunder in the first round last season Thunder General Manager decided that he needed to make a move to sure up the pivot defensively so [...]

Fans Are Desperately Searching For A Scapegoat In Oklahoma City

Every superstar around the league has a bevy of fan support and that support comes from three different kinds of people. First you have your casual fans, the ones that are generally following the team that plays closest to the city they live in. Then you have moderate fans, the ones that go to [...]

Grizzlies Storm Back From 16 Down To Beat The Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder seemed to have capture the momentum. After the Grizzlies took game one, the Thunder did a good job taking at least one win with them on the road by winning game two and in the third quarter of game three it looked like they’d be well on their way to [...]

Thunder Storm Into Title Contention With Deadline Deals

I’ve already gone over the Kendrick Perkins and Nate Robinson trade for Jeff Green and Nenad Krstic on the Boston side of things so now it’s time to take a look at what the Thunder got out of this deal.

The Thunder won themselves this deal, easily, and if we are taking into account [...]

David Lee is Flustered By the Knicks’ Handling of Him

If you were asked who lead the NBA in double-doubles last season, you’d probably say that Superman Dwight Howard was the guy. It’s a logical guess, as he averaged 20.6 points per game along with a league leading 13.8 rebounds per game. But if you did make that guess, you would be wrong.

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NBA Summer League: Anthony Randolph Ties Scoring Record

Golden State Warriors power forward Anthony Randolph tied the NBA Summer League scoring record yesterday with an impressive 42 points on 13-22 shooting. Throughout the course of the game, Randolph continued to dominate Bulls’ 26th overall pick Taj Gibson, causing him to commit nine personal fouls which sent Randolph to the line 21 times. [...]

2009 NBA Draft Preview: No. 3 Oklahoma City Thunder

Previous Pick: (No. 25) Sam Young, Pittsburgh, Forward. A good back-up for Durant, or someone that can play shooting guard while Durant plays the three. It’s something I’d like to see the Thunder try because both of them are terrific shooters. Young has a great mid-range game to go along with his perimeter shot. [...]

The AP All-American Team Announced

First Team:

Blake Griffin, Oklahoma, 6-10, sophomore (21 ppg, 14.3 rpg) – Unanimous

Tyler Hansbrough, North Carolina, 6-9, senior (20.9 ppg, 8.1 rpg)

DeJuan Blair, Pittsburgh, 6-7, sophomore (15.6 ppg, 12.2 rpg)

James Harden, Arizona State, 6-5, sophomore (20.8 ppg, 5.5 rpg)

Stephen Curry, Davidson, 6-2, junior (28.6 ppg, 5.7 apg)

Second Team:

UConn’s [...]