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Roster Update: Dort, Bazley, Horford, and Justin Jackson set to Return for Wednesday’s Games vs. Bulls, Four Still Out.

In a press conference held today, Thunder head coach Mark Daigneault announced that Luguentz Dort, Darius Bazley, Al Horford, and Justin Jackson will be active for Wednesday’s game vs. the Chicago Bulls. This leaves the Thunder with the Thunder with 16 players on their active roster, as their are still 4 of the 20 membersContinue reading “Roster Update: Dort, Bazley, Horford, and Justin Jackson set to Return for Wednesday’s Games vs. Bulls, Four Still Out.”

Aleksej Pokusevski’s Debut Showed Off Just a Sample Size of His Capabilities. Let’s Break Down The Tape.

Going into Saturday’s game vs. the Spurs no one knew how many minutes and production Poku would bring to the team. Head Coach Mark Daigneault was not even sure on what where stood saying, “He’ll be in camp, he’ll go through the drills and compete and learn, and we’ll figure out where his starting pointContinue reading “Aleksej Pokusevski’s Debut Showed Off Just a Sample Size of His Capabilities. Let’s Break Down The Tape.”

Theo Maledon Showed He Could It All In Rookie Debut vs. Spurs. Let’s Break Down The Tape.

In Saturday’s duel between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the San Antonio Spurs, the expectation for the Thunder was that this game would a learning experience for all the newcomers on the team. With eight Thunder players not making the trip out to San Antonio, including starters in Dort, Bazley, and Horford, winning was notContinue reading “Theo Maledon Showed He Could It All In Rookie Debut vs. Spurs. Let’s Break Down The Tape.”

Thunder Rally Behind Maledon, others, Defeating the Spurs 121-108 in Preseason Opener

Without eight Thunder players making the trip out to San Antonio, including three of the teams projected starters (Dort, Bazley, Horford) the Thunder still were able to defeat the Spurs 121-108. The game was controlled by the Thunder the whole way through, taking the lead with 5:01 in the 1st quarter and never looked back.Continue reading “Thunder Rally Behind Maledon, others, Defeating the Spurs 121-108 in Preseason Opener”

What Can Frank Jackson Bring To OKC? How Did He Get Here? And Why His Contract Is Worth A Look.

On November 24th, Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that former Pelicans PG Frank Jackson had signed with the Thunder. The deal at first glance was a complete headscratcher, as Jackson joined our team already loaded at the Point Guard position, but it makes alot more sense knowing what we now know about his contract. ContractContinue reading “What Can Frank Jackson Bring To OKC? How Did He Get Here? And Why His Contract Is Worth A Look.”

Thunder @ Spurs Game Preview: How to Watch, and Who To Look Out For

Oklahoma City Thunder (o-o) @ San Antonio Spurs (o-o) Tip Off: 6:00 CST How to Watch: Thunder Website- https://www.nba.com/thunder/live Note: Game may be locked depending on location. Game Notes: The Thunder have eight players not making the trip to San Antonio: Luguentz Dort Darius Bazely Al Horford Darius Miller Justin Jackson Josh Hall Ty JeromeContinue reading “Thunder @ Spurs Game Preview: How to Watch, and Who To Look Out For”

Eight Thunder Players Not Traveling With Team to San Antonio

In Friday’s presser with the media today, Thunder Head Coach Mark Daigneault announced the seven of the twenty Thunder players on the training camp roster will not be making the trip to San Antonio. Those Names Include: Luguentz Dort Darius Bazely Al Horford Darius Miller Justin Jackson Josh Hall Ty Jerome This news comes afterContinue reading “Eight Thunder Players Not Traveling With Team to San Antonio”

Darius Bazley Has A Golden Opportunity This Season, What Should We Expect From His Sophomore Campaign?

With the departure of Danilo Gallinari to Atlanta this past offseason, as well as key wings Abdel Nader and Terrance Ferguson being moved to Phoenix and Philadelphia respectively, there is a major void to be filled at the SF/PF positions, and Bazley is just the right man for the job. The Growth of Bazley DuringContinue reading “Darius Bazley Has A Golden Opportunity This Season, What Should We Expect From His Sophomore Campaign?”

Luguentz Dort was One of The Top Rookies Last Year, Could He Evolve into a Top Shooting Guard in 2020-21?

Article By: Ben Creider If I were to tell you one year ago that Luguentz Dort, who was a two-way player with the Blue at the time, would lock up James Harden in a seven-game playoff series and be one of the biggest pieces on the Thunder… you’d probably laugh in my face. Dort hadContinue reading “Luguentz Dort was One of The Top Rookies Last Year, Could He Evolve into a Top Shooting Guard in 2020-21?”