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7 months, 2 weeks ago on Tuesday Bolts – 7.15.14
I posted this after 6 games last year man was I reaching. (Per 36)
@[corporate shill] @Labeasy i always defended it but now I just feel defeated.
1 year, 3 months ago on Player Power Rankings: Zero Hero
I think Simmons finally broke me. I am officially mad about the Harden trade. This is depressing.
Doesn't the fact they offered 55 mil to Harden prove the Thunder are willing to pay the tax?
1 year, 4 months ago on Bill and Jalen’s Thunder preview
One of them jacked up a nba range 3 and it almost wasn't an airball
1 year, 4 months ago on Thunder vs. Jazz: Three things to care about
This Half Time game is more exiting than the actuall game
God I love Nick Collision so much.
1 year, 4 months ago on Practice Report: No current plan for Adams to play in the D-League
@ Luke I mean we did offer Harden 52 mill after signing Ibaka so isn't that proof we are willing to pay the tax?
1 year, 4 months ago on Friday Bolts – 10.18.13
Nick Collision 2.0?
1 year, 8 months ago on Thunder select Steven Adams with the No. 12 overall pick
@OLADIPO @Westbrookinit3 @Labeasy Take both one of them has to be good!
1 year, 8 months ago on Tuesday Bolts – 6.18.13
@senseandsenescence @Labeasy I've been out of the loop for a bit. Who are our likely choices at 12?
Why would we not take Kelly Olynyk at number 12? He can post up and shoot jumpers. Him and Ibaka together would be pretty devastating.
@elginthunder The biggest problem is he can't shoot and until he can I don't want OKC anywhere near him.
1 year, 9 months ago on Thunder land the 12th pick in the 2013 draft
@Hasheem Thabinks @Tronchaser Right now Reggie is replacing Harden in the creation department so he is pretty important.
@Royce Young @ThunderWins I know Brooks gets a lot of flack for not running a better offense but this was an interesting comment. http://www.reddit.com/r/nba/comments/1bxj87/warriors_elevator_doors_play/c9b9sur
Basically Golden States Assistant coach draws up a lot of the plays and the Head coach is a motivator/leader. For where the thunder was 4 years ago Brooks was a great option in building a successful team and we wouldn't be where we are without him however having an assistant who could run a more complex offense I think would do us well.
1 year, 10 months ago on Film Study: Two screens, one roll
1 year, 11 months ago on Spurs vs. Thunder: Pregame Primer
does anyone have the video of Lamb's 2 attempted posterizers?
1 year, 11 months ago on Thunder cruise over the Wizards, 103-80
@beelieve035 look at the first comment in the link.
It works perfectly for me.
1 year, 11 months ago on Blazers vs. Thunder: Pregame Primer
if you want a high quality stream of the game read the first comment in this link. http://www.reddit.com/r/nba/comments/1axruy/game_thread_portland_trail_blazers_3336_oklahoma/
It's owrking perfectly for me.
anyone watching this soccer game? The snow is awesome.
1 year, 11 months ago on Thunder survive the Magic, 97-89
wow Royce teasing us with that DT Bracket group when its full.
1 year, 11 months ago on Wednesday Bolts – 3.20.13
1 year, 11 months ago on Jazz vs. Thunder: Pregame Primer
is there anyone better at getting his own rebound than westbrook?
1 year, 11 months ago on Thunder vs. Spurs: Pregame Primer
wow thabo has the best true shooting % of any SG. http://insider.espn.go.com/nba/hollinger/statistics/_/position/sg/sort/trueShootingPct
When is the stigma of hes a bad shooter gonna wear off? I mean I know he basically only takes wide open 3's but still its impressive.
I hate whenever Simmons talks about the harden trade. He says we should have kept Harden this season because we would have gotten the same deal from Houston in a sign and trade which is complete shit. We would have 0 leveraging power then. Look at what happened with Howard and Paul. He then says we should have got more from Houston. What he fails to understand or even have a remotely intelligent thought on is we needed to replace what harden did for OKC not what he can do for Houston. OKC couldn't utilize Harden to his full value because he would always be the third option. This is why Presti didn’t want to give him the max. Not because Harden isn’t a great player or because OKC is a small market but because giving Harden the max would have hurt Presti's ability to sign players and trade for players. Not to mention Ibaka just took a paycut and what message would OKC have sent to Ibaka if they gave harden the max.
To replace harden we needed an ultra-efficient 2 guard who is okay with coming off the bench and can make an offensive impact with few touches. How many SG's like that are there? 5 maybe? We were able to get one of those guys and a prospect and some good draft picks. I say we got as much as we could have. Even Houston's GM said so. We got more for harden than Orlando got for Howard, NO got for chris paul and any other big name trade of the last few years.
@sexywatt Yeah some of those passes dispel the notion hes a bad passer.
2 years, 3 months ago on With a Westbrook spark, OKC hangs on over Utah, 106-94
@Old Man Game @RRRWHATEVER we have to show a little it it of loyalty. He did tear his ACL under a year ago.
Well I jinxed that good
Denver bringing it this half.
@Perk90X I just love his comments on fatigue. Maybe to him It's all a mind game but I feel it lol.
God Westbrook is so ridicousally athletic.
@Perk90X @Lost Ones @PJthe3 bka ... @Sigmund @kennygee90 LOL our staring 5 would only have 1 floor spacer that would totally end well. Who would he assist to?
2 years, 3 months ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: K-Mart can fill it up
is the westbrook jackson pregame routine online anywhere?
2 years, 3 months ago on Memphis outplays the Thunder in a rugged game, 107-97
@tygablood @justin_mia @MissYouCole @Jooseppi You reefer to the 5 year deal as the super-max regardless of if its 30% or 25% so I guess I'm trying to explain the super-dooper max?
2 years, 4 months ago on Practice Report: Focused on San Antonio
@tygablood @justin_mia @MissYouCole @Jooseppi Just because harden got a 5 year deal didnt mean he got the super-max. If he won MVP or made 2 all-star games in his rookie contract he would of qualified for more money. He didnt get either so he just got houstons 1 5 year extension not the super-max.
@WeTalkinBoutSacrifices? My fantasy basketball teams coach agrees.
@fuzzyman Who could of guessed an ultra efficient scorer getting more shots scores a lot.
@tygablood @justin_mia @MissYouCole @Jooseppi Theres a real super max called the rose rule. Durant has it but westbrook qualified for it and declined it to help the team with their cap space. If a player coming of their rookie deal made 2 all star teams or won MVP aka Derrick Rose" then they can sign for 30% instead of 25%. This is separate from if its a 4 or 5 year contract.
@TheFix82 Someone would of definitely offered him the max and we got him for 50.
2 years, 4 months ago on Deal the Beard: What just happened?
@TheFix82 Because we got really good value on Ibaka
@ThunderUp35 I think our biggest piece is Kevin Martin. His expiring might be able to get us a player on a team who wants to shed cap.
The ESPN article has it quoted at 55.5 mill so Im not sure why he mention 52 - 54
2 years, 4 months ago on Thunder trade James Harden to Houston
Simmons on twitter "I fully support Harden refusing to take 4 yrs 52-54m from OKC. Could get 5 years 75-80m from Houston (no state tax). It's no contest."
@K-Dagger Plainview How does he get 25 mil?
Im not 100% sure this is completely about money. If the thunder were willing to give him 55.5 mill and pay the tax they would probably be willing to pay him 60 mill and the tax. However if during the negotiations it was clear harden had no interest in sacrifice and the betterment of the team aka Russ/KD/Serge then even if they were willing to pay the tax what if his attitude made them believe he isnt as good as a fit for the organization as we all believed.
@Mr_F If the thunder were willing to give him 55.5 mill and pay the tax they would probably be willing to pay him 60 mill and the tax. However if during the negotiations it was clear harden had no interest in sacrifice and the betterment of the team aka Russ/KD/Serge then even if they were willing to pay the tax what if his attitude made them believe he isnt as good as a fit for the organization as we all believed.
@iballsohawaii He didnt start because we needed someone to score in our second rotation. If thabo is in that rotation they have a world of problems shooting the ball.
@OohWeeItsVelvetHoop He's pretty tradeable as a expiring so I dont see them buying him out.
If OKC offered him 56 but weren't willing to put in an extra mill a year was this about the money for OKC or a message?