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Everyone is so anxious to set up a narrative about Kevin leaving OKC for DC. It's two years away people, relax. Lot's of things might happen between now and then. I hate the media sometimes.
1 month ago on Thursday Bolts – 7.24.14
@Dominator Got the same thing in China and the Dominican Republic
1 month, 1 week ago on Monday Bolts – 7.21.14
Just hope the refs don't see a need to correct the "wrong" from Game 5.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Thunder vs. Clippers: Game 6 Pregame Primer
That Shoals quote makes no sense at all. It's just a bunch of words strung together without a point.
4 months ago on Monday Bolts – 4.28.14
@kfmsooner Great Book. Reamde by Neal Stephenson a similar but less lighthearted story. The Demi Monde is also similar and adds a Steampunk flair.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Wednesday Bolts – 4.16.14
@GrapeNUTZ Do not do that. My cardiologist does not need any more $$.
5 months, 1 week ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Y’all trippin’
@Quetzalcoatl @SmackDaddy Oh I agree, but it seems like when he starts missing he misses everything. When he makes one, it seems like everything goes in.
9 months, 2 weeks ago on Thursday Bolts – 11.14.13
Anyone else think that if we'd gotten any offensive production out of Thabo/Lamb, we win the game? Lamb missed every shot last night including a layup. His streakiness is making Kevin Martin look consistent.
@Thunderdaddy Agreed. A good portion of rebounding skill is knowing where to be when the shot comes off the rim. Uncontested rebounds are just as much rebounds as contested ones.
9 months, 4 weeks ago on Player Power Rankings: Zero Hero
3. Golden State
9. New Orleans
10 months ago on Wednesday Bolts – 10.30.13
@bmuelle22 I'll play - and can draft most anytime other than Monday early evening.
10 months ago on HeisenNick says to tread lightly
Nicely Done. Don't tell Royce you are funnier than him.
1 year, 2 months ago on Welcome to OKC! Now here are some tips
@The Anti Perk @ThunderTheFUp Let's see, Bible Verse - Check. Picture of Jesus - Check. Angel - Check. Yup, you're right, it's a demonic tattoo. Sheesh.
1 year, 3 months ago on Wednesday Bolts – 5.22.13
@ThunderWins @Metta runs with scissors Face Value of regular season is on the team website. You can calculate playoff tickets from there.
1 year, 4 months ago on Wednesday Bolts – 4.17.13
@Metta runs with scissors I believe the pricing is based on the face value of your tickets. Round 1 - 110%, Round 2 125%, Round 3 150% and Finals 200%. Those percentages may not be exact, but they're close.
@andrew35 As for food, it depends on what you want. The Mantel is the best restaurant in bricktown in my opinion, but it's pricey. Mickey Mantle's is also good, but also pricey. Nona's is average but pricey. If you want something cheaper but interesting, Toby Keith's is kind of fun in a rednecky sort of way and Crabtown isn't bad. Earl's has pretty good barbecue.
Don't know what you are looking for in a bar, but Deep Deuce cafe is a great local bar. The Skirvin bar is always full pre and post game.
As for adult entertainment, I don't know.
1 year, 4 months ago on Practice Report: Scott Brooks unlikely to sit players
It's not so much what Bayless says, but how he says it. Note all the references to "I" and "me" and how he's "right". The article's not about Durant and Westbrook, it's about Skip being right about and Durant and Westbrook (at least in his mind). It's like Jim Traber, only Douchier.
1 year, 5 months ago on Friday Bolts – 3.29.13
Brooks clearly got outcoached last night. We came in determined to stop the inside game and it was working. Pop calls a timeout and tells his bigs to start kicking it out and the 3 point shooters to shoot more and suddenly, our lead is gone. Brooks never recovered. Later in the game, we went small to battle the outside shot and he has them go right back inside. Brooks never dictates the game against the Spurs - Pop just forces it on him.
Brooks has Durant bringing the ball up the court - Pop sends Jackson out to guard him at mid-court. Quick TO. I know Pop outcoaches a lot of guys, but that was really frustrating last night.
1 year, 5 months ago on Tuesday Bolts – 3.12.13
With all the whining about Fisher, no one mentions that Scotty left Perk on the bench last night and let Ibaka guard Amare? That was a really good decision and he should get credit for it. Also, i think he plays Fish because he knows the offense and will do the little things most fans don't see like maintain solid spacing and set good screens. Reggie is still learning those things. Scoring isn't everything. I think we'll see more of Brewer when he knows our system better.
1 year, 5 months ago on Friday Bolts - 3.8.13
@MJOKC @D-MC @Lost Ones Hey contract gurus, help me out. Can we agree with Martin before the deadline what his extension will be or do we have to wait? I could see Presti signing him now rather than waiting for FA.
1 year, 6 months ago on Monday Bolts – 2.11.13
@Mrs. Daily Thunder I wish it worked in Android - that's when i really need it.
1 year, 6 months ago on Welcome to Daily Thunder 2.0
To quote Pam from Archer, Holy Shitsnacks!
OT: So what's an acceptable record over the next six road games. 3-3? 4-2? To me, if they go 4-2 that's pretty damned good. Beat Dallas, Sacto, Denver once and then either the Clips or GSW.
1 year, 7 months ago on Screened Out: The Thunder’s unsung offensive stars
@SoCal Thunder @ThunderChick2010 their, not there.
1 year, 7 months ago on Thursday Bolts – 1.17.13
@SoCal Thunder @ThunderChick2010 Yeah, SoCal, I didn't get your message until after we were already in the arena. My wife was anxious to get inside, so we ate and drank before the game in Staples. I told her to keep an eye out for Collison jerseys, but we didn't see you. The Laker fans around me were OK. Most of them were resigned to how bad they suck. At the start of the game, my wife turned around to the Laker fans behind us and said "Don't you guys ever stand up?" One of them looked down there nose at her and said "This isn't Oklahoma City." So, we stood up a lot from that point forward. It was really fun being there for that beatdown. I was amazed at how quiet that arena can get. We were pretty close (about 25 feet behind Dr. Oz on the corner) and we could hear the players and coaches talking on the floor. That never happens in OKC.
@SoCal Thunder. We're headed to the game as well. Thunder Up!
1 year, 7 months ago on Thunder vs. Lakers: Pregame Primer
Let's hope that Broadcast Trend of showing the Thunder fans in the crowd continues for a few more...wife and I leave for LA on Thursday. Row 5 across from the Thunder bench in Staples. Should be fun as we trounce the LakeBlow.
1 year, 7 months ago on Thunder wear down the Raptors, 104-92
I've noticed he's trying to "baby" his layups rather than trying to dunk which causes them to come up short. I wonder if he's trying to not miss dunks like he did last year.
1 year, 7 months ago on What’s up with Russell Westbrook’s shot?
@nomad @RWolverine @Tronchaser @justin_mia +1 for the only basketball board with the word cuneiform on it.
1 year, 8 months ago on Thunder vs. Hawks: Pregame Primer
@ou_sas @K-Dagger Plainview I'm Team no. 19 - need one more
1 year, 10 months ago on Wednesday Bolts - 10.24.12
@cleandoe I've played in the DT leagues each of the last two years, finishing second both times. Got room for another?
2 years ago on Wednesday Bolts – 8.8.12
@MisterJohnsonOKC @Barry Amenema I believe Monday through Thursday are on NBATV at noon ct.
2 years, 1 month ago on Thursday Bolts - 7.5.12
One important fact - amnesty only works for contracts that were in effect at the time the most recent CBA was signed. So Perkins is eligible to amnestied, but anyone signing a new deal after the CBA is not.
2 years, 1 month ago on Death and Luxury Taxes: The Thunder’s complicated future
I'm an OU fan and I would love an alternate Thunder Orange jersey. That said, I know a bunch of OU fans that tell me they would never wear or support anything orange. It's silly, IMO, but that's the way it is.
I like the black idea, with the letters trimmed in blue.
2 years, 2 months ago on DT Mailbag: New jerseys?
Freakin' Celtics. I am going to Boston to see family while the series is up there and I was going to be able to go to Game 5 (assuming there was a game 5). Now it looks like I'll be watching us thrash the Heat on TV.
2 years, 2 months ago on Friday Bolts – 6.8.12
Also, Joey Crawford tonight. Noooooooooooooooooooooooo. At least Kobe and Dirk aren't playing. Who gets the Crawford star treatment tonight? It never seems to be us. Also, Perk will get a T - it's just a matter of when.
2 years, 2 months ago on Wednesday Bolts - 6.6.12
I sat behind those two guys from Grantland. They acted like a couple of total dickheads the whole game. They turned around and pointed at thunder fans when the Spurs did something good, and they danced around in a kind of "in your face" way during timeouts. I thought they were a couple of drunk college kids that made the drive. No class.
Lost in all the talk about the Lakers D is the fact that the Thunder D was impressive as well. The Laker bigs got theirs but everyone else, including Kobe, were pretty much held in check.
2 years, 3 months ago on Thursday Bolts - 5.17.12
@tydude I'm jabbing Royce because he commented that he was getting that question like 200 times a day.
2 years, 3 months ago on Practice Report: Sitting, waiting, watching
So, when exactly will Perk be back Royce?
@royceyoung , why do you say its likely the Thunder won't play this weekend. If the Lakers win on Thursday, won't Game 1 be Saturday or Sunday?
2 years, 3 months ago on Wednesday Bolts - 5.9.12
So when will Perk be back, exactly?
So what exactly is Carlisle saying? That Serge hitting Dirk, even if it was by accident, was dirty? I don't get it. Yeah if Serge hit him on purpose it should have been a foul and probably a T, but why would he do that? It makes no sense and Serge has not played that way all season. Carlisle is just a whiner trying to get the calls leaning his way.
2 years, 3 months ago on Wednesday Bolts - 5.2.12
I know I'm scared to death. Last season the team felt like it was charging into the playoffs on fire. This season it feels like we are limping in just trying to stay alive. I know it's all perception, but I'm more worried about a round 1 exit than I am excited about the playoffs.
However, a decisive game 1 victory against the mavs would make it all better.
2 years, 4 months ago on What to expect when expecting (a title)
@tydude @f5alcon Can't really tell, although it appears that f5alcon may be right.
2 years, 4 months ago on Nuggets vs. Thunder: Pregame Primer
@f5alcon Hmm. I heard on the radio it was record against the other conference, which we hold. Off to NBA.com
I thought we already had the home court over the Heat? We have a full game lead with one to play and we hold the tiebreaker. So, even if we lose and the Heat win, we still have home court.
Put me down as a DJ Boom Hater. He's just friggin annoying. And his call for defense was hilarious last night since absolutely none was being played by either team at that point.
2 years, 4 months ago on KD gets his points, but the bench finishes on the Kings 116-108
I think this is where the lack of being in a big market helps us from a perception standpoint. We have seen almost no "Panic in Thunderland" articles in the national media. Heck, the Clippers lost a few games and the media types were ready to fire Vinny. The Heat had a low spot and all kinds of "What's wrong with the Heat?" articles appeared. Nice to not see those about us.
2 years, 4 months ago on Thunder at Suns: Pregame Primer
So last night was my birthday and they gave it away with me in attendance. Thanks a lot. I guess maybe the team doesn't care about me after all. I'm crushed.
On a serious note, has anyone else noticed Durant''s demeanor as he comes out during the pre-game intros? He looks tired and disinterested and not jacked up at all. That has really been concerning to me. I think he's sick of the regular season and ready to get on with the playoffs. He's not playing with a lot of fire right now.
2 years, 4 months ago on Thursday Bolts - 4.12.12