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Thundersticks Episode 203: Kemba Walker Bought Out + How Should the Thunder Utilize Their Cap Space?

In this episode, Ben discusses the recent buy out between Kemba Walker and the Oklahoma City Thunder. He also discusses the large amount of cap space the Thunder have to operate with, and the various options available in spending said cap space. Original Airdate: August 6, 2021 Length: 32 minutes, 47 seconds Episode No. 203Continue reading “Thundersticks Episode 203: Kemba Walker Bought Out + How Should the Thunder Utilize Their Cap Space?”

Thundersticks Episode 202: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Signed to the MAX! + Muscala is Back! + Free Agency Round-Up

In this episode, Ben discusses Rob Edwards’ signing to the Thunder’s Summer League roster, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander signing a max extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder, and Mike Muscala inking a two-year deal. Ben also, gives a round-up on the first two days of free agency action. Original Airdate: August 4, 2021 Length: 39 minutes, 17Continue reading “Thundersticks Episode 202: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Signed to the MAX! + Muscala is Back! + Free Agency Round-Up”

Thundersticks Episode 201: Thunder Free Agency Preview: Names To Look Out For + Recent Roster News!

In this episode, Ben discusses the recent news surrounding Svi Mykhailiuk, Josh Hall, and Gabriel Deck. In addition, I also give a preview of what the Thunder’s free agency make look like, and some recent names liked to the franchise. Original Airdate: August 2, 2021 Length: 26 minutes, 1 second Episode No. 201 The ThundersticksContinue reading “Thundersticks Episode 201: Thunder Free Agency Preview: Names To Look Out For + Recent Roster News!”

Thundersticks Episode 200: Derrick Favors Traded to OKC! + Winners and Losers of the Draft

In this episode, Ben gives his thoughts on the recent Derrick Favors trade and who won, and lost, the NBA Draft. Original Airdate: August 1, 2021 Length: 51 minutes, 15 seconds Episode No. 200 The Thundersticks Podcast is a proud affiliate of The Basketball Podcast Network. All other affiliates of the network can be foundContinue reading “Thundersticks Episode 200: Derrick Favors Traded to OKC! + Winners and Losers of the Draft”

Thundersticks Episode 199: It Has Happened!! Post-Draft Reaction: Giddey Up for This One.

In this episode, Ben discusses Oklahoma City’s selections of Josh Giddey, Tre Mann, Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, and Aaron Wiggins. A pretty surprising outcome from the Thunder, hear my immediate reaction to Presti’s picks and what each prospect may bring to the table. Original Airdate: July 30, 2021 Length: 58 minutes, 48 seconds Episode No. 199 TheContinue reading “Thundersticks Episode 199: It Has Happened!! Post-Draft Reaction: Giddey Up for This One.”

Thundersticks Episode 198: Draft Day Primer Part Two: Rumors Around the League + Thunder-Oriented Big Board + My Prediction for OKC’s Draft

In this episode, Ben gives the latest insights 24 hours inside from the looming NBA Draft. This episode discusses trades, who Oklahoma City should target, and my prediction for the Thunder’s draft. Original Airdate: July 29, 2021 Length: 51 minutes, 0 seconds Episode No. 198 The Thundersticks Podcast is a proud affiliate of The BasketballContinue reading “Thundersticks Episode 198: Draft Day Primer Part Two: Rumors Around the League + Thunder-Oriented Big Board + My Prediction for OKC’s Draft”

Thundersticks Episode 197: Draft Day Primer Part One: SGA Rumors + Paycom Center + Tony Bradley & More!

In this episode, Ben breaks down the recent news surrounding the Oklahoma City Thunder a day out from the franchise’s biggest event of the year — the Draft. Coverage for prospects, big boards, news, and more will be covered later in the day when part two releases. Original Airdate: July 28, 2021 Length: 34 minutes,Continue reading “Thundersticks Episode 197: Draft Day Primer Part One: SGA Rumors + Paycom Center + Tony Bradley & More!”

Thundersticks Episode 196: Tuesday Tidbits + Big Board FINALE! Picks 1-5

In this episode, Ben breaks down a variety of topics including interviews from Josh Giddey, Barnes, and Kuminga in addition to Thon Maker talk. I also give my final rendition of my Big Board going from picks 1 through 5. Original airdate: July 27, 2021 Length: 1 hour, 12 minutes, 37 seconds The Thundersticks PodcastContinue reading “Thundersticks Episode 196: Tuesday Tidbits + Big Board FINALE! Picks 1-5”

Thundersticks Episode 195: Final Thunder Draft Workout List + Big Board Picks 6-10

In this episode, Ben goes over the last rendition of confirmed prospects to workout for the Thunder in addition to the fifth rendition of my Big Board — this time hitting on selections 6 through 10. Original airdate: July 26, 2021 Length: 55 minutes, 48 seconds Episode No. 195 Thundersticks Podcast is a proud affiliateContinue reading “Thundersticks Episode 195: Final Thunder Draft Workout List + Big Board Picks 6-10”

Thundersticks Episode 194: Analyzing trade options + Big Board picks 11-15

In this episode, Ben discusses 12 different trade options for the Oklahoma City Thunder, and the likelihood of said trades. I also add five new members to the Big Board going over picks 15 through 11. Original airdate: July 25, 2021 Length: 56 minutes, 24 seconds Episode No. 194 The Thundersticks Podcast is a proudContinue reading “Thundersticks Episode 194: Analyzing trade options + Big Board picks 11-15”