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Thunder ink Aaron Wiggins to a two-way contract

One of the Thunder’s biggest stipulations headed into the NBA Draft came in the form of roster spots. With a team permeating with rotational talent, many expected Oklahoma City to exhaust a mere three guaranteed roster spots through the draft. As reported Sunday, that hypothetical benchmark has been reached. According to Joe Mussatto of TheContinue reading “Thunder ink Aaron Wiggins to a two-way contract”

Blue standout Omer Yurtseven signed by Heat

After the conclusion of the Oklahoma City Blue’s regular season in Orlando, two names stood out — Moses Brown — and Omer Yurtseven. For Moses Brown, his leap to the NBA took nothing more than a recall from the Thunder. Under his two-way contract, the UCLA alum trotted right into the big leagues on aContinue reading “Blue standout Omer Yurtseven signed by Heat”

Thunder replenish roster, sign Jaylen Hoard to two-way contract

After a week of questioning how Oklahoma City would go about refilling their roster, a resolution had surfaced in a matter of hours. This time, Presti’s final imprint came in adding forward Jaylen Hoard to the team’s second-and-final two-way contract. Unlike recent Thunder addition Justin Robinson, this isn’t the first time Jaylen Hoard has hadContinue reading “Thunder replenish roster, sign Jaylen Hoard to two-way contract”

Moses Brown receives G-League First-Team, All Defensive Team Honors for stay in Orlando

Moses Brown has burst onto the NBA scene in recent weeks, shocking fans league wide with ferocious jams, breakout speed, and bully-ball like tactics on the board — but his emergence didn’t come out of nowhere. Brown dominated the G-League circuit in February, overpowering defenders throughout his stay in Orlando to become one of theContinue reading “Moses Brown receives G-League First-Team, All Defensive Team Honors for stay in Orlando”

Blue lose out on playoff bid, close out on a remarkable season

The Oklahoma City Blue’s season came to a close midday Saturday, officially being elevated from playoff contention. Oklahoma City surged out the gate as a championship contender to begin the regular-season. The Blue ranked top 5 in near every major category through eight games, tugging over a three-way tie for first at 7-1. Their firstContinue reading “Blue lose out on playoff bid, close out on a remarkable season”

Blue fumble playoff-sealer to Warriors 113-103, await Ignite game for fate

Opportunities come and go, that sentiment stands true with Oklahoma City’s playoff situation. The Blue walked into the HP Field House Saturday with three potential playoff-clinchers under their belt, falling just short on all three occasions. There contest against Santa Cruz brought the group’s final chance. A win here — welcome to the playoffs. AContinue reading “Blue fumble playoff-sealer to Warriors 113-103, await Ignite game for fate”

The Oklahoma City Blue have one game left, here’s how they can make the playoffs.

It wasn’t all that long ago when the Oklahoma City Blue looked like a clear-cut contender in the G-League. Starting the season 7-1, the Blue positioned themselves in a three-way tie for first place — now they’re vying for a final playoff spot. After dropping four of their last five games, Oklahoma City currently wobblesContinue reading “The Oklahoma City Blue have one game left, here’s how they can make the playoffs.”

Blue stumble to Bayhawks 116-113 in potential playoff clincher

With the G-League playoffs right around the corner, Oklahoma City entered Thursday night having a ticket punch on their minds. The Blue could not seal the deal, instead coming just short in a 116-113 nail-biter to the Bayhawks. The Oklahoma Blue squandered their third straight playoff opportunity with the loss, now watching the race tightenContinue reading “Blue stumble to Bayhawks 116-113 in potential playoff clincher”

Blue washed by Raptors 115-93

With only 8-of-18 G-League teams advancing to the playoffs, every game matters. The only thing standing between the Oklahoma City Blue and a playoff birth on Wednesday was the Raptors 905 — they couldn’t pass them. Oklahoma City took their first real thrashing of the year in a 115-93 silencer, and now their future still remainsContinue reading “Blue washed by Raptors 115-93”

Moses Brown and Omer Yurtseven have dominated G-League play, are they NBA ready?

Development — it’s something every player strives to accomplish throughout their careers. This value cannot be stressed more than in the NBA G-League, where players make or break their careers while tending to unruly schedules and conditions while simultaneously battling with teammates in search of the limelight. The Oklahoma City Blue have ground out aContinue reading “Moses Brown and Omer Yurtseven have dominated G-League play, are they NBA ready?”