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The Hawks are hearing offers on John Collins, should the Thunder pursue him?

Photo Credits: Todd Kirkland/Getty Images The NBA media was sent into a frenzy on Friday when Sam Amick of The Athletic first reported that the Atlanta Hawks were looking to surface offers on power-forward John Collins. Amick detailed the initial reports, saying, “Even if there was a quality deal to be had that added futureContinue reading “The Hawks are hearing offers on John Collins, should the Thunder pursue him?”

The Thunder pushed out one of the youngest starting lineups of all time on Monday— and it could not have gone any better.

Photo Credits: Coby Van Loan/OKC Thunder The Oklahoma City Thunder faced lineup discrepancies when shooting-guard George Hill was ruled out just hours before Monday’s contest vs. the Blazers, due to an apparent thumb injury. This left Mark Daigneualt with a decision to make in patching up the open starting spot. Daigneualt could’ve given the startingContinue reading “The Thunder pushed out one of the youngest starting lineups of all time on Monday— and it could not have gone any better.”

Cavaliers Guard Kevin Porter Jr. looks to be on the move, should the Thunder pursue him?

Source: Ben Axelrod AP One of the major story-lines that erupted in NBA news on Monday was none other than the Kevin Porter Jr.-Cavaliers situation. As the Athletic first reported, the Cavs are intending to waive or trade the second-year guard from the team after another reported outburst arose. For Kevin Porter Jr., he hasContinue reading “Cavaliers Guard Kevin Porter Jr. looks to be on the move, should the Thunder pursue him?”

The NBA Is Proposing A Third Two-Way Contract. Melvin Frazier Jr. Should Be The Thunder’s Obvious Choice.

Photo Credits: David Grunfield, NOLA.com On Saturday, Shams Charania of The Athletic tweeted, “The NBA and NBPA are discussing adding an additional roster spot for teams via a third two-way contract.” An addition of a third two-way contract would expand NBA teams’ rosters to 18. The only criteria to be eligible for a two-way contractContinue reading “The NBA Is Proposing A Third Two-Way Contract. Melvin Frazier Jr. Should Be The Thunder’s Obvious Choice.”

Isaiah Roby Dominated In His Season Debut, What Should We Expect From Him vs. The Pelicans?

Photo Credits- Zach Beeker Roby’s Debut Going into the second game of a back-to-back set on Tuesday, the Thunder were left without key members of their starting five in George Hill and Al Horford. The replacements in that game: Justin Jackson and Isaiah Roby. For both players, this was their first time touching the floorContinue reading “Isaiah Roby Dominated In His Season Debut, What Should We Expect From Him vs. The Pelicans?”

With The Thunder Needing To Cut One More Player By Monday, Who’s Fighting For The Final Roster Spot?

After Friday’s announcement that the Thunder have waived Admiral Schofield and T.J. Leaf, the Thunder’s roster has shrunken down to just 16 players, one more than the league maximum of 15. The team will have until Monday to cut down their roster by a spot to meet this league restriction. Let’s Looks at the Roster:Continue reading “With The Thunder Needing To Cut One More Player By Monday, Who’s Fighting For The Final Roster Spot?”

Three Thunder Players Who Need to Make a Statement In Friday’s Game vs. the Bulls

With the final preseason game approaching, people should remember that the Thunder still stands way over the maximum threshold for players on the roster (15.) Currently, the Thunder have 20 players on their roster, with 18 of those being on full-scale NBA contracts. Three roster spots need to be shed and for alot of playersContinue reading “Three Thunder Players Who Need to Make a Statement In Friday’s Game vs. the Bulls”

Could There Be a Dynamic Duo Brewing Between Theo Maledon and Isaiah Roby?

In my “Game Grades” post from earlier today, I had both Theo Maledon and Isaiah Roby in the “Passing” grade for their performance in Wednesday’s outing vs the Chicago Bulls. Their stat lines were not pretty, but they did show spurts of promise in the game. The same story holds true in their preseason debut,Continue reading “Could There Be a Dynamic Duo Brewing Between Theo Maledon and Isaiah Roby?”