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Thundersticks Episode 193: Which draft philosophy best suits the Thunder? + Big Board picks 20-16

In this episode, Ben discusses three different draft philosophies commonly used, and which of the three best suits the Thunder. I also touch up on my big board for the third day riddling off picks 20 through 16. Original airdate: July 24 Length: 46 minutes, 39 seconds Episode No. 193 The Thundersticks Podcast is aContinue reading “Thundersticks Episode 193: Which draft philosophy best suits the Thunder? + Big Board picks 20-16”

Thundersticks Episode 192: How many picks will the Thunder use? My prediction + Big Board picks 21-25

In this episode, Ben breaks down the Thunder’s current roster and where I expect the roster to look like entering the Draft — and how many picks will be used. I also give my second day of analyzing prospects on my Big Board from picks 25 to 21. Original airdate: July 23, 2021 Length: 47Continue reading “Thundersticks Episode 192: How many picks will the Thunder use? My prediction + Big Board picks 21-25”

Thundersticks Episode 191: James Bouknight at six? + Westbrook rumors + Big Board picks 26-30

Original airdate: July 22, 2021 Length: 48 minutes, 13 seconds Episode No. 191 The Thundersticks Podcast is a proud affiliate of The Basketball Podcast Network. All other affiliates of the network can be found on their website at https://www.thebasketballpodcastnetwork.com/

Thundersticks Episode 190: Mock Draft 1.0 Pt. 2!!! (Picks 19-36, no trades) Who’s OKC taking?

In this episode, Ben pushes out the second part of his Mock Draft on the Pod breaking down how I believe picks 19-36 will pan out barring trades, which… will definitely be on the menu. Hear his takes on which prospects will be taken early, slide, or be available come Oklahoma City’s two second-round picks,Continue reading “Thundersticks Episode 190: Mock Draft 1.0 Pt. 2!!! (Picks 19-36, no trades) Who’s OKC taking?”

Thundersticks Episode 189: Vrenz Bleijenbergh speaks on workout with Thunder + Four new workout prospects

In this episode, Ben discusses guards Tre Mann, Chris Duarte, Carlik Jones, and Brandon Rachal and their workouts with the Thunder, and I also dig into the fine lines of Vrenz Bleijenbergh’s recent interview with the Down to Dunk Podcast. Original airdate: July 15, 2021 Length: 38 minutes, 30 seconds Episode No. 189 The ThundersticksContinue reading “Thundersticks Episode 189: Vrenz Bleijenbergh speaks on workout with Thunder + Four new workout prospects”

Thundersticks Episode 188: Kawhi Leonard tears ACL – Future implications + What does this mean For OKC?

In this episode, Ben discusses the recent injury of Clippers’ star forward Kawhi Leonard, the impact his absence will have on the Clippers, and the impact his absence will have on the Thunder moving forward. Original airdate: July 14, 2021 Length: 38 minutes, 29 seconds Episode No. 188 The Thundersticks Podcast is a proud affiliateContinue reading “Thundersticks Episode 188: Kawhi Leonard tears ACL – Future implications + What does this mean For OKC?”

Podcast: Thunder Round-Up — Breaking down the top Thunder rumors of the week

The Oklahoma City Thunder have been caught in a web of rumors in the last coming weeks… almost too many to count surprisingly. With that being said, this episode of the Thundersticks Podcast should have you covered. In this episode I (Ben) discuss a wide range of rumors that have come the Thunder’s way theContinue reading “Podcast: Thunder Round-Up — Breaking down the top Thunder rumors of the week”