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Draft Rewind: Thunder snag Reggie Jackson in 2011

Photo Credits: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Ten days separate the mindset of Thunder GM Sam Presti, and the utterances of Adam Silver as he helps induct the newest members of the NBA. With that being said, we’re turning back the clock ten years to see how Presti and company performed in 2011. Setting the table forContinue reading “Draft Rewind: Thunder snag Reggie Jackson in 2011”

Thunder to workout Vrenz Bleijenbergh and EJ Onu

Photo Credits: John Thys/Belga/Sipa USA The Oklahoma City Thunder are peeping through every crevice to find this draft’s next gem. In the past two days, the Thunder have brought in two new prospects for workouts. Let’s check them out: Antwerp Intl. guard Vrenz Bleijenbergh (6-foot-11; 205 pounds; 20 years old) Source: Vrenz Bleijenbergh (7/4) OverseasContinue reading “Thunder to workout Vrenz Bleijenbergh and EJ Onu”

Moment In History: What happened on July 4, 2016?

Happy Fourth of July everyone! Whether you take this holiday to spend the day with family, watch some fireworks, or even, not watch any fireworks — the date of July 4, 2016 all remains close to our hearts for one reason or another. Let’s break down the Top 5 moments from five years ago: PitbullContinue reading “Moment In History: What happened on July 4, 2016?”

Dort, Team Canada, fall short of Olympic birth in overtime thriller

Heading into Saturday, Team Canada stood a top the mountain in Group play. Coming in at 2-0, Canada’s ticket to Tokyo would’ve been punched with a victory verses the Czech Republic (2-1) — a loss however, would make their dreams over with. Canada’s opening sequence spelled instant trouble for the roster as led by CzechContinue reading “Dort, Team Canada, fall short of Olympic birth in overtime thriller”

‘This guy can play’: Lu Dort makes a defensive statement in Team Canada debut

Headed into the Olympic Qualifiers, Team Canada was already a fan favorite across Thunder fans through two names: Lu Dort and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. As time passed by, news came swirling in that Shai would abstain from joining Team Canada’s for the Tokyo Olympics in order to further rehab his plantar fascia — but Lu DortContinue reading “‘This guy can play’: Lu Dort makes a defensive statement in Team Canada debut”

Thunder training camp attendee Admiral Schofield inked to 10-day contract with Magic

With Oklahoma City bringing in an influx of young pieces upon this season’s onset — GM Sam Presti has had to cut ties with a barrage of potential prospects. Given these roster changes, a collection of both preseason and in-season cuts have paved their own routes onto NBA rosters. Now, that list has expanded withContinue reading “Thunder training camp attendee Admiral Schofield inked to 10-day contract with Magic”

‘It just felt like the the right fit’: Gabriel Deck speaks on Oklahoma City for the first time

Photo Credits: Coby Van Loan/OKC Thunder With the arrival of Gabriel Deck, the media has been stuck in a frenzy trying to not only the Argentinian play — but to hear his thoughts on the team. After three weeks of waiting, the time had finally come as Deck spoke with the media following Saturday’s practice.Continue reading “‘It just felt like the the right fit’: Gabriel Deck speaks on Oklahoma City for the first time”

Justin Jackson signs two-way contract with Bucks

Photo Credits: Coby Van Loan/OKC Thunder Since the Oklahoma City Thunder cut ties with Justin Jackson on April 5, the 26-year-old forward has been left waiting on the sidelines for potential suitors. But as reported, Jackson will not have to wait much longer for an NBA return, as on Thursday, he officially signed a two-wayContinue reading “Justin Jackson signs two-way contract with Bucks”

Thunder preseason attendee TJ Leaf to sign two-way deal with Trail Blazers

Photo Credits: Logan Riely/NBAE Getty Images Even with the Oklahoma City Thunder roster crammed to a maximum of seventeen spots, the franchise has remained traced to league transactions — this time in TJ Leaf. As first reported by ESPN Senior Writer Adrian Wojnarowski, TJ Leaf is signing a two-way contract with the Portland Trail Blazers.Continue reading “Thunder preseason attendee TJ Leaf to sign two-way deal with Trail Blazers”

Damian Lillard to release new Adidas shoe in “OKC colors,” paying homage to his historic playoff shot.

The remembrance of Damian Lillard firing off his series-winning three over then Thunder forward Paul George have ran through the heads of Trail Blazers and Thunder numerous times since the guard sent OKC off in game 5 of the 2019 playoffs. One of those people has been Damian Lillard himself, as he is set toContinue reading “Damian Lillard to release new Adidas shoe in “OKC colors,” paying homage to his historic playoff shot.”