Bricktown Beat

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”

Thunder resign Mike Muscala to two-year, $7 million deal

Photo Credits: Alonzo Adams/USA Today Sports When Mike Muscala strolled out of an emotional exit interview in May, there was no certainty “Moose” would ever suit back up in a Thunder jersey. In Muscala’s interview, he stated, “I’ll always be a Thunder fan and always rooting for the Thunder.” For some, those seemed like Muscala’sContinue reading “Thunder resign Mike Muscala to two-year, $7 million deal”

Thunder extend qualifying offer to Josh Hall

Photo Credits: Alonzo Adams/USA Today Sports With the recent Thunder signing of Aaron Wiggins to a two-way contract, a magnifying glass had been placed on last year’s two-way prospects Josh Hall and Jaylen Hoard in regards to their future. As reported, it looks as if Hall will remain in the Thunder’s hands. Per Spotrac’s KeithContinue reading “Thunder extend qualifying offer to Josh Hall”

Report: Gabriel Deck in talks with FC Barcelona

Photo Credits: Kelley L. Cox/USA Today Sports When Oklahoma City originally signed forward Gabriel Deck to a four-year, $14.5 million contract, some doubted that the 26-year-old would hang around the Thunder for as long as listed. As reports have trickled into the mainstream, those suspicions may have been correct, but not in the way youContinue reading “Report: Gabriel Deck in talks with FC Barcelona”

Thunder extend qualifying offer to Svi Mykhailiuk, set to be restricted free agent

Photo Credits: Alonzo Adams/USA Today Sports The Oklahoma City Thunder etched their first marking on the wall last week in holding off addition Tony Bradley — opting to not extend out a qualifying offer. This transaction from Oklahoma City may have set a “precedent” on what was to come for mid-season acquisition Svi Mykhaliuk, butContinue reading “Thunder extend qualifying offer to Svi Mykhailiuk, set to be restricted free agent”

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”

Aleksej Pokusevski to abstain from Summer League play

Photo Credits: Alonzo Adams/USA TODAY Sports The Oklahoma City Thunder have placed grave emphasis on player development in recent years. As a proving ground for many, the Thunder opens their doors for Summer League play. In prior years, the Thunder’s roster consists of recent draftees, Oklahoma City Blue members, and overseas prospects. For this season,Continue reading “Aleksej Pokusevski to abstain from Summer League play”

Thunder acquire Derrick Favors and first-round pick in exchange with Jazz

Photo Credits: Jeff Swinger/NBAE via Getty Images The Oklahoma City Thunder kept their noses in the NBA Draft with two major trades on Thursday. It took a paltry six hours for them to wiggle their back into the transaction report. As first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Oklahoma City Thunder will acquire Jazz centerContinue reading “Thunder acquire Derrick Favors and first-round pick in exchange with Jazz”