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Lu Dort and Darius Bazley to start versus 76ers, set to form youngest starting lineup in NBA history

In the midst of Oklahoma City’s five-game losing streak, success has been futile when closing out contests. As per Mark Daigneault, the Thunder roster will have their roster reinvigorated, as mainstays Lu Dort and Darius Bazley have been cleared to play Saturday versus the 76ers. Dort and Bazley are both expected to be placed inContinue reading “Lu Dort and Darius Bazley to start versus 76ers, set to form youngest starting lineup in NBA history”

The Thunder pushed out one of the youngest starting lineups of all time on Monday— and it could not have gone any better.

The Oklahoma City Thunder faced lineup discrepancies when shooting-guard George Hill was ruled out just hours before Monday’s contest vs. the Blazers, due to an apparent thumb injury. This left Mark Daigneualt with a decision to make in patching up the open starting spot. Daigneualt could’ve given the starting nod to Hamidou Diallo, who hasContinue reading “The Thunder pushed out one of the youngest starting lineups of all time on Monday— and it could not have gone any better.”

Thunder Sneak By Pelicans 111-110

On Wednesday, the Thunder entered the Smoothie King Arena with a lot to prove. After Monday’s loss vs. the Heat, the Thunder ranked dead last in the league in points (100.3) and 3-point percentage (31.4%,) while also ranking 26th in assists (22.0). The Thunder started the game with zero issues, jumping out to an earlyContinue reading “Thunder Sneak By Pelicans 111-110”

Thunder Bite Back at Magic 108-99 In Second Meeting

The Thunder and Magic had faced off just four days prior to Saturday’s duel, with the Magic handily defeating the Thunder 118-107 on Tuesday. The circumstances in that game were much different to ones we saw on Saturday, Thunder big Al Horford and guard George Hill sat in the first meeting but were in fullContinue reading “Thunder Bite Back at Magic 108-99 In Second Meeting”

Preseason Takeaways: Are the OKC Starters the Real Deal?

Going into the preseason, the expectation for the Oklahoma City Thunder starters were really up in air. Would SGA be able to take the next step and be our PG of the future, could Dort elevate things on offense, how would Bazley adapt to becoming the starting PF, and would Al Horford even be ableContinue reading “Preseason Takeaways: Are the OKC Starters the Real Deal?”

Darius Bazley Has A Golden Opportunity This Season, What Should We Expect From His Sophomore Campaign?

With the departure of Danilo Gallinari to Atlanta this past offseason, as well as key wings Abdel Nader and Terrance Ferguson being moved to Phoenix and Philadelphia respectively, there is a major void to be filled at the SF/PF positions, and Bazley is just the right man for the job. The Growth of Bazley DuringContinue reading “Darius Bazley Has A Golden Opportunity This Season, What Should We Expect From His Sophomore Campaign?”