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Thunder deal Al Horford, Moses Brown to Celtics for Kemba Walker, pick no. 16

When Oklahoma City originally acquired Al Horford in November of last year, the common consensus was Sam Presti had dead weight — hope was futile in repackaging the bigman. Those doubts were cast away early Friday morning as Al Horford is returning to Beantown. Per ESPN Senior Writer Adrian Wojnarowski, Oklahoma City will ship AlContinue reading “Thunder deal Al Horford, Moses Brown to Celtics for Kemba Walker, pick no. 16”

Moses Brown’s contract details announced

Sam Presti has done it again folks — Moses Brown has been snagged on a bargain. As first reported by ESPN writer Royce Young, Thunder big man Moses Brown has been signed to a four-year contract worth $6.4 million. Exact dollar amounts on Moses Brown’s yearly salaries have not been announced, but the big manContinue reading “Moses Brown’s contract details announced”

It’s Official — Thunder sign Moses Brown to multiyear contract

After weeks of dominance, Moses Brown has officially been signed by the Oklahoma City Thunder. News broke of the big man’s recent inking Sunday evening, becoming official hours later. In the case for Moses Brown, the 21-year-old has had to work for every opportunity given in his paltry two-seasons in the NBA. The McDonalds All-AmericanContinue reading “It’s Official — Thunder sign Moses Brown to multiyear contract”

Moses Brown receives G-League First-Team, All Defensive Team Honors for stay in Orlando

Moses Brown has burst onto the NBA scene in recent weeks, shocking fans league wide with ferocious jams, breakout speed, and bully-ball like tactics on the board — but his emergence didn’t come out of nowhere. Brown dominated the G-League circuit in February, overpowering defenders throughout his stay in Orlando to become one of theContinue reading “Moses Brown receives G-League First-Team, All Defensive Team Honors for stay in Orlando”

Moses Brown made history in his second-career start. Let’s Break Down the Tape

Photo Credits: Coby Van Loan/OKC Thunder Opening Tuesday night, it was apparent Moses Brown would be playing big time minutes. The 21-year-old saw his first-career start just two days prior in a Sunday duel with the Grizzlies, and with Al Horford out for the second consecutive game — it was his time to shine. BrownContinue reading “Moses Brown made history in his second-career start. Let’s Break Down the Tape”

Thunder charged by Bulls 123-102 as Moses Brown makes history

With a flurry of Thunder absences, the Oklahoma City Thunder fell to the Chicago Bulls 123-102 Tuesday evening. The Thunder dropped to 12th in the West following their defeat, currently locked in a 17-23 tie with the New Orleans Pelicans — who own the tiebreaker. For the Chicago Bulls, their victory positioned themselves a half-gameContinue reading “Thunder charged by Bulls 123-102 as Moses Brown makes history”

Moses Brown and Omer Yurtseven have dominated G-League play, are they NBA ready?

Development — it’s something every player strives to accomplish throughout their careers. This value cannot be stressed more than in the NBA G-League, where players make or break their careers while tending to unruly schedules and conditions while simultaneously battling with teammates in search of the limelight. The Oklahoma City Blue have ground out aContinue reading “Moses Brown and Omer Yurtseven have dominated G-League play, are they NBA ready?”

Blue center Moses Brown nets G-League Player of the Week honors

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s two-way center may not be making soundwaves in the ‘Peake, but he has become one of the stars of the show in Orlando. The 7-foot-2 center has made plowing through defenders a routine in the bubble leading the Blue to a 7-1 start on the year. Moses Brown made a significantContinue reading “Blue center Moses Brown nets G-League Player of the Week honors”

Aleksej Pokusevski, Ty Jerome, others, assigned to G-League

It’s official— rookie forward Aleksej Pokusevski, second-year guard Ty Jerome, and two-way players Moses Brown and Josh have been assigned to the Thunder’s G-League affiliate, the Oklahoma City Blue, per. Wednesday’s media presser. Reports of the news first circulated on Monday, when Joe Mussatto of The Oklahoman caught wind and tweeted of the news, per.Continue reading “Aleksej Pokusevski, Ty Jerome, others, assigned to G-League”