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I'm having some nightmares about our first 5-7 minute offense if Perk starts. 

2 months, 1 week ago on Five questions on what Kevin Durant’s injury means

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crap. 

2 months, 1 week ago on Friday Bolts – 10.10.14

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@cemitten "OK guys...ummm...KD gets the ball at the rings...and...ummm..." (horn blares) "rebound with your heart!" 

2 months, 1 week ago on Friday Bolts – 10.10.14

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Adams is good. 

2 months, 1 week ago on Friday Bolts – 10.10.14

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@Durantacula Reggie is gonna make paste of Harris tonight. if they play. much. 

2 months, 1 week ago on Friday Bolts – 10.10.14

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@White_kiwi_thunder yes - that's one of the best things about it

2 months, 1 week ago on Friday Bolts – 10.10.14

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@White_kiwi_thunder i tried it this summer and it worked pretty well, not perfect but way better than free streams

2 months, 1 week ago on Friday Bolts – 10.10.14

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@OKC2503 @walrusmuse prob all good I just don't have it going - only recently canceled cable so I'm relearning the dark arts of streaming. 

2 months, 1 week ago on Friday Bolts – 10.10.14

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@OKC2503 first row is working too, pop ups galore. 


2 months, 1 week ago on Friday Bolts – 10.10.14

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"is the thunder's window closing" is something they were asking...?


2 months, 1 week ago on Friday Bolts – 10.10.14

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Hahahahaha

7 months, 1 week ago on Thunder vs. Clippers: Game 6 Pregame Primer

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off to get a table in OKC in front of a big TV…keep the faith ladies and gents.

7 months, 1 week ago on Clippers vs. Thunder: Game 5 Pregame Primer

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@sammasaaron @walrusmuse  @DanielLawler yep depth wise the Clippers are frightening, but it's somehow worked pretty well matchup wise. I wasn't entirely surprised at Game 1, to be honest. But I was wrong to think they would be dominant. After 2-3 We showed we can take this should we execute for 48. But the Clippers are a team you -have- to work on for 48 or they will come back. 

7 months, 1 week ago on Clippers vs. Thunder: Game 5 Pregame Primer

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Definitely think it's up to OKC whether they win or lose the series, not really in LAC hands. Of course that can be scary with our patented lack of focus, but much better position to be in. Last series did not feel like that. 

7 months, 1 week ago on Clippers vs. Thunder: Game 5 Pregame Primer

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@DanielLawler  i think it's pretty good chance we win, and i was really done after the last series' game 5 loss. so i hesitate but i think Clips more fiery and could capitalize on close out in LA (if they won tonight). either way would prefer not to find out. 

7 months, 1 week ago on Clippers vs. Thunder: Game 5 Pregame Primer

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LOL, that's more like it. Look at us, all bearish on the starting 5 for once. 

7 months, 1 week ago on Clippers vs. Thunder: Game 5 Pregame Primer

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hide him on Barnes, just no easy perimeter stuff from Barnes Caron prob be fine. weird change though at this point. 

7 months, 1 week ago on Clippers vs. Thunder: Game 5 Pregame Primer

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@greatwhitebuffalo @walrusmuse  i'm sure they're both trying to enjoy a rare day off in this season...but i'm always open to grilled cheese. 

7 months, 2 weeks ago on Thunder put down the Grizzlies to move on, 120-109

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@King of Carrot Flowers in four @walrusmuse  im watching for that - they don't label on guide but im taping a few to see if it's okc-mem - thanks!

7 months, 2 weeks ago on Thunder put down the Grizzlies to move on, 120-109

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came home to the bad news i didn't tape em...

7 months, 2 weeks ago on Thunder put down the Grizzlies to move on, 120-109

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outside of DVR, which I thought I had one while out of town, anyone know where I can watch a reply of Games 6 and 7, especially 7? 

7 months, 2 weeks ago on Thunder put down the Grizzlies to move on, 120-109

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@propsizzle giggity

8 months ago on Wednesday Bolts – 4.23.14

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@Zande @walrusmuse  I'm not very active here, though I usually lurk a bit. Just happy to hear the conversations. 

8 months ago on Wednesday Bolts – 4.23.14

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that being said - of course playoff losses hurt, homecourt loss hurts, and miracle erasure hurts (KD said his amazeballs 4 pt play didn't matter because they lost, and I agree completely). So of course we'll overreact a bit. That's unfair to Brooks, who has shown brilliance before (remember SAS in 2012?) - I'm anxious to see him do it again tomorrow. 

8 months ago on Wednesday Bolts – 4.23.14

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I'm not sure it's the one loss that has Brooks on the hot seat, it's that that SI article could've been written about the Thunder's offense in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and now 2014. We've been talking the same halfcourt quagmire with 3 all stars in it for a few years with little to no improvement. 

8 months ago on Wednesday Bolts – 4.23.14

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@FunakiEjectsAnother @Bryson  Encino Man. Absolute classic. 

10 months ago on Six questions about Russell Westbrook’s return

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I remember how utterly lost the guys looked in Game 5 when Heat started raining 3's and running away….one of the saddest things we've seen in OKC's short history with NBA…I just want so bad to start exorcising those memories with a few wins...

10 months, 3 weeks ago on 10 thoughts, fears and questions heading into the Heat game

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like I said on that old thread, Brooks is coaching with some real sass right now (for him) and I hope he is just giving the normal Thunder line about rotations. 


10 months, 3 weeks ago on 10 thoughts, fears and questions heading into the Heat game

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i might stress eat a whole pizza so keep me away from @f5alcon 's pizza. 

10 months, 3 weeks ago on 10 thoughts, fears and questions heading into the Heat game

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tony brothers tho. 

10 months, 3 weeks ago on Heat vs. Thunder: Pregame Primer

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Wade's yapping, which leads me to think (or hope) he won't have much to do in this game. so he yaps, trying to ahem "keep his place in history" going

10 months, 3 weeks ago on Heat vs. Thunder: Pregame Primer

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Brooks' intransigence isn't encouraging but whatever, still think it's doable. Maybe Brooks is gonna play mind games and actually adjust. he's been absolutely coaching with some flexibility and response past few weeks, which is encouraging. also KD helps. 

10 months, 3 weeks ago on Heat vs. Thunder: Pregame Primer

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way nervous. totally think we can win this one. but way nervous.

10 months, 3 weeks ago on Heat vs. Thunder: Pregame Primer

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Really, would it be worse to just let some kid walking around LoDo come in and coach the 4th? Would we notice anything different?

11 months, 1 week ago on Thunder vs. Nuggets: Pregame Primer

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Whither the Brooks of WCF 2012? 

11 months, 1 week ago on Thunder vs. Nuggets: Pregame Primer

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Adjustments Schmaschmushments. 

11 months, 1 week ago on Thunder vs. Nuggets: Pregame Primer

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I've missed you all.

11 months, 3 weeks ago on Blazers storm back to stun the Thunder, 98-94

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Portland is better than then Thunder - not complex.

11 months, 3 weeks ago on Blazers storm back to stun the Thunder, 98-94

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Stein's troll game is strong. 

11 months, 3 weeks ago on Monday Bolts – 12.30.13

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Gomes probably going to hang up his fly suits for a bit. 

11 months, 3 weeks ago on Russell Westbrook undergoes knee scope

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Love these thoughts. I also love that the bottom part of the post works a possible way through the paradoxical sayings of Jesus that doesn't float as either faux-Tao, nor "take it or leave it" appeals to category error, w/r/t God's transcendence, as the former half of the article works through. 


1 year, 1 month ago on A Rant for an Ecstatic God

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"The reason the Thunder have gone from 20 wins to 23 wins to 50 to eventually 60 last season hasn’t been because of offseason moves or by signing players. It’s been because their young players have gotten better."

This is the key idea for me. The only way to "stranglehold"the West would've been to break cap Russia-style and lock up some major 3rd player, or do that for Harden even. We know that's not in the cards, so if it's gonna be rings, gonna be close. I don't know why we wouldn't be the favorite still. Last year the preseason Lakers bullishness was hilarious. I'd be bullish on MEM, SAS, LAC, GSW but not more so than an essentially unchanged OKC. 

1 year, 4 months ago on Are the Thunder still favorites to win the West?

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We have yet to discuss the possibility of Playoff Derek Fisher playing center for us. 

1 year, 7 months ago on Should the Thunder amnesty Kendrick Perkins?

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@Royce Young @Amnesty Perkins @walrusmuse His (Gasol's) jumpshot made me depressed every time. it was so solid. Not much to do, besides front or get aggressive, which worked out well for NIck...(sads)

1 year, 7 months ago on Should the Thunder amnesty Kendrick Perkins?

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I'm partial to both Russians and the T Wolves, so Pekovic is always an intriguing figure (and scary), but as @Royce Young correctly points out, there simply aren't a lot of trade scenarios that work. So I love @Jax Raging Bile Duct 's thoughts below: developing Ibaka, using Perk in role positions, and even maybe having some luck in the draft for a rotation fella (or with PJ3?) are what's realistic. Amnesty isn't impossible, but I think the article lays it out well that it isn't the only option we have and it's probably not the best option. 

1 year, 7 months ago on Should the Thunder amnesty Kendrick Perkins?

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@Amnesty Perkins @walrusmuse Gasol can bring Perkins out with his jumpshot, and honestly our rotations were so jacked by missing Russ / Brooks (who did get better) it threw him out. But Gasol is one of those bigs who Perk is not as strong on, obviously. 

1 year, 7 months ago on Should the Thunder amnesty Kendrick Perkins?

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Or the idea that our other bigs step up, namely Serge, who has shown some defensive improvement this playoffs, for sure. He gets hammered less and less by good footwork and medium bigs. It's getting better. 

1 year, 7 months ago on Should the Thunder amnesty Kendrick Perkins?

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I love Perk on big bigs, I really do trust him against Howard and his ilk (Perk is far more mentally tough than Howard, though as a player Howard obviously more dominant). We just see the league changing, and our main nemeses changing so much to a smaller or less center-dominant culture that the Specalist idea Royce posited seems the best, if we can't trade or otherwise replace him with even a Milsap-type. Which is highly unlikely. 

1 year, 7 months ago on Should the Thunder amnesty Kendrick Perkins?

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@Ibaka's Jumpshot bahahahaha mind melding here

1 year, 7 months ago on Should the Thunder amnesty Kendrick Perkins?

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@Ibaka's Jumpshot oops just saw your post! great minds....

1 year, 7 months ago on Should the Thunder amnesty Kendrick Perkins?

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