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Should Monty Williams Have a Spot on Billy Donovan’s OKC Thunder Coaching Staff?

May 23rd, 2015
As he prepares for his NBA debut, new Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan is looking for experienced basketball minds to round out his staff and help smooth his transition from college to the pros.  Should ex-New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams be one of those men? According to Yahoo Sports' Adrian ...

Signing LaMarcus Aldridge Would Keep San Antonio Spurs’ Dynasty Going

May 9th, 2015
The San Antonio Spurs can extend the longevity of one of the greatest dynasties in professional basketball by signing Portland Trail Blazers All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge this summer. With core members such as Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker getting long in the tooth, the franchise needs to start planning ...

Firing Scott Brooks Would Be The Wrong Move For Oklahoma City Thunder

April 21st, 2015
It seemed inevitable that the heartbreaking end to the Oklahoma City Thunder's season would lead to speculation over Scott Brooks' future, but now is not the time to move on from the embattled head coach.  The Thunder battled through key injuries and a tough Western Conference to finish 45-37, which turned ...

Blossoming Andre Roberson Becoming 1 of NBA’s Most Underrated Defenders

December 30th, 2014
In just his second year in the NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard Andre Roberson is developing into one of the league's best defenders. Roberson's defense has been one of the major reasons behind the Thunder ranking fifth in the NBA in defensive efficiency (99.9), per ESPN's Hollinger stats. The team ...

Steven Adams-Kendrick Perkins Duo Proving Formidable for Oklahoma City Thunder

December 23rd, 2014
Steven Adams and Kendrick Perkins are the best center combination the Oklahoma City Thunder have had in years. Before stumbling across this latest duo, the franchise went through a veritable who's who of ho-hum big men such as Nenad Krstic, Robert Swift and Mouhamed Sene. Adams and Perkins are the basketball equivalent ...

Why It’s Time for Oklahoma City Thunder to Give Up on Jeremy Lamb’s Future

December 2nd, 2014
The Oklahoma City Thunder have been waiting for Jeremy Lamb to finally live up to the hype. Rather than continue to tread water with their inconsistent shooting guard, it's time for the team to move on.   Lamb is a former No. 12 overall pick and was one of the key ...

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Biggest Red Flags Entering This Season

October 24th, 2014
The NBA preseason could have been worse for the Oklahoma City Thunder, but not much worse. Exhibition play exposed a number of red flags that could hinder the team's potential.  The Thunder crawled out of the preseason with a 2-5 record. Injuries mounted up. The most notable was Kevin Durant's fractured ...

5 Bold Predictions for Oklahoma City Thunder in 2014-15 Season

October 3rd, 2014
What do we know for sure about the 2014-15 Oklahoma City Thunder?  We know that they'll be very good. The Thunder have won at least 70 percent of their games for the past three seasons. The team has gone deep into the playoffs in each of the last four years, including ...

5 Potential Blockbuster NBA Trades to Shake Up the League

September 23rd, 2014
There are few things that get NBA fans as excited as a potential blockbuster trade.  The mere whisper that a superstar player might be coming to their favorite team is enough to make a hardcore fan's day. Before a deal is even announced, social media is flooded with premature boasts about ...

Breaking Down Oklahoma City Thunder’s Small Forward Position for 2014-15 Season

September 19th, 2014
When it comes to the small forward position, the Oklahoma City Thunder have Kevin Durant and not much else.  In fairness, having the reigning Most Valuable Player in his prime is more than enough for any team. Durant is one of the two best players in the NBA, arguably neck-and-neck with ...