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Thunder waive Josh Hall, ink Paul Watson Jr. to two-way deal

Photo Credits: Scott Audette/NBAE via Getty Images With a little over two weeks until the onset of the NBA’s training camps, teams are flipping the page from last year, and making their final few acquisitions heading into the upcoming season. This sentiment held firm with the Oklahoma City Thunder Sunday evening as the franchise optedContinue reading “Thunder waive Josh Hall, ink Paul Watson Jr. to two-way deal”

Gabriel Deck en route to Oklahoma City, expected to participate in preseason

Photo Credits: Coby Van Loan/OKC Thunder Over the offseason, the Oklahoma City Thunder has been an anomaly. Whether it’d be their potential trade-up options, draft-day acquisitions, or recent pick-ups, pinning down the franchise’s next move has been a tough test. The biggest question mark, however, rested on forward Gabriel Deck. Now, Deck’s perplexing puzzle hasContinue reading “Gabriel Deck en route to Oklahoma City, expected to participate in preseason”

Thunder add Vit Krejci on four-year deal

Photo Credits: Basketball Champions League Upon Thunder GM Sam Presti’s decision to ink forward Josh Hall to his second-consecutive two-way contract, fans were quick to point out the team’s roster limitations — carrying just one full contract up for grabs. Following Friday evening, the roster conversation has taken a halt, for now.  As per teamContinue reading “Thunder add Vit Krejci on four-year deal”

Svi Mykhailiuk inks two-year deal with Raptors

Photo Credits: Ben Green/NBAE via Getty Images When the Oklahoma City Thunder acquired Svi Mykhailiuk via trade last season, speculation surrounding the two parties’ future endeavors arose. As reported Saturday — their relationship has come to a close. As first reported by The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the Toronto Raptors have signed Mykhailiuk to a two-yearContinue reading “Svi Mykhailiuk inks two-year deal with Raptors”

Thunder miss on national television appearance, marks second-consecutive dry spell

Photo Credits: Zach Beeker/NBAE via Getty Images The date was August 8, 2021. The Oklahoma City Thunder amped up to play the Cade Cunningham-led Detroit Pistons. For most, this game was nothing more than two teams duking it out in Summer League-play, having Cunningham’s debut an added incentive, of course. But for those few monitoringContinue reading “Thunder miss on national television appearance, marks second-consecutive dry spell”

Thunder extend Josh Hall to two-way contract

Photo Credits: Zach Beeker/NBAE via Getty Images When Josh Hall wrapped up his rookie campaign for the Oklahoma City Thunder, a return was not a certainty. However, as reported on Wednesday, he’ll be back in white-and-blue. As first reported by Spotrac’s Keith Smith, the Oklahoma City Thunder have signed Josh Hall to a two-way contract.Continue reading “Thunder extend Josh Hall to two-way contract”

Thunder rescind qualifying offer to Svi Mykhailiuk, set to become unrestricted free agent

Photo Credits: Zach Beeker/NBAE via Getty Images Svi Mykhailiuk made a statement in his 30-game stint with the Thunder last season. Rightfully so, he was rewarded a qualifying offer from the franchise last week. That card is now off the table. As reported by HoopsHype‘s Michael Scotto, the Oklahoma City Thunder have rescinded their qualifyingContinue reading “Thunder rescind qualifying offer to Svi Mykhailiuk, set to become unrestricted free agent”

Tony Bradley nets minimum deal with Chicago Bulls

Photo Credits: Will Newton/NBAE via Getty Images When the Oklahoma City Thunder held out on handing Tony Bradley a Qualifying Offer last week, there was speculation as to if the big man would garner any sort of market. As showcased on Wednesday, he indeed has. As first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Tony Bradley hasContinue reading “Tony Bradley nets minimum deal with Chicago Bulls”

Thunder buyout Kemba Walker, set to join Knicks

Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports When Sam Presti dealt Al Horford and Moses Brown for the No. 16 Pick and Kemba Walker — it looked as if Presti found his new rehab project. Three months out, and that dream is officially over. As first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Oklahoma City Thunder have waived pointContinue reading “Thunder buyout Kemba Walker, set to join Knicks”

Thunder resign Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to five-year max extension

Photo Credits: Mike Stobe/NBAE via Getty Images In the days leading up to the 2021 Draft, Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had “reportedly” been on the rumor mill. Sam Presti was quick to dispel those claims. Monday evening, Presti backed up his statements inking Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to a five-year maximum extension. The announcement of Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’sContinue reading “Thunder resign Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to five-year max extension”