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Can anyone update me on the injury situation/expected return dates for the remaining injured players?
1 month ago on Thunder vs Celtics: Pregame Primer
1 year, 5 months ago on Thunder select Steven Adams with the No. 12 overall pick
With the 12th pick in the 2013 NBA draft, the Tulsa 66ers select.... Steven Adams.
1 year, 5 months ago on Draft Chat: Who should, and who will, the Thunder take?
@d21 @soonerfan237 He only posted the first round.
1 year, 7 months ago on Thunder land the 12th pick in the 2013 draft
Chad Ford just released his Mock Draft 3.0
#12: Steven Adams. Adams might have been the big winner of the draft combine. He physically looked the part of a future NBA center and displayed a better than expected touch on his jump shot. He looked in terrific shape, hustled on both ends of the floor and reminded everyone why scouts saw him as a potential top-5 pick going into his senior year of high school. He's raw and won't find any real minutes on the Thunder. But that's what the D-League is for.
@Westbrookinit3 We also have future first round picks we could throw in (including one from Dallas), and the first pick of the second round (which is just as good as a late first rounder).
1 year, 7 months ago on Thursday Bolts – 5.9.13
@see-mittens I think we'd have to give up a lot more than that for Hickson.
1 year, 10 months ago on Reports: Eric Maynor traded to Portland
@shorthorns4 Here's how I understand it. Normally, if you make a trade the salaries have to match (i.e. you can't take on more salary than you ship off in a trade). But if you have a trade exception, you can take on more salary in a trade.
@okcjim Who is LMRAM?
1 year, 10 months ago on Thunder at Cavaliers: Pregame Primer
@Sigmund @OSU EE After that trade, our frontcourt rotation would be Collison, Sanders, and Thabeet. We'd also lose our best bench scorer and gain no one that can replace his production. No way.
1 year, 10 months ago on Grizzlies vs. Thunder: Pregame Primer
@PowerSerge @Lost Ones @[censored] I know Perk isn't everyone's favorite player around here. But I don't think I'd mess with this starting lineup (as long as it's winning) just to get a player like Valanciunas.
@PowerSerge @Fuzzy Logic They're already well-under the luxury tax. They don't need to dump more salary. And there's no way they'd trade their young star (Gasol) for two aging role players (Perkins and Martin).
@Fezzy @okcjim We have so many draft picks we could probably do it. We have Dallas 1st rounder, our own first rounder, and Charlotte's 2nd rounder (just as good as a late first rounder). We don't need to draft that many players. Let's package them and grab one of these 7-footers.
We've played 11 of the last 13 on the road. We went 7-4 in those road games. That's solid. Before the road trip started, most people said that if we could emerge from this month and still be in the top 3 in the West, that we would be just fine. Well, we're still tied for first in the league (in the loss column). That's pretty good if you ask me. Still have some things to work on though.
1 year, 10 months ago on Thunder vs. Lakers: Pregame Primer
@Legendary_Dork Lakers are just 4 games out of 8th. They have more talent than the teams immediately above them. It's possible (although unlikely) that they pass them. Just throwing some food for thought out there.
@ThunderWins @Legendary_Dork Never said we would lose. Obviously we would be favored. But not the easy opponent you would expect at 7 or 8.
Scary scenario: Lakers finish the season on a great run, grab the 7th or 8th seed. We have to face a motivated (and hot) Lakers team in the first round.
Spurs now have the best record in the league.
Westbrook is 2 rebounds and 4 points away from the triple double.
@OohWeeItsVelvetHoop It's 5-5. http://scores.espn.go.com/nba/gamecast?gameId=400278373
@PNT I really, really doubt Boston would be interested in that trade.
@see-mittens @Legendary_Dork I wouldn't go that far. The starting frontcourt was Jeff Green and Nenad Krstic before that trade. I think our record since that trade speaks volumes. That said, I think Jeff Green would be a useful player for the current Thunder. I'm hoping Perry Jones can do some of those things (and hopefully more).
@Jooseppi I dunno. I liked Jeff. He could be a pretty good player if he's just a role/bench player. His consistency struggles were magnified with us because he was relied on to be a top 3 scorer on a nightly basis. If he can just play his game and isn't needed to force his offense, he can be a player that helps you win.
I'm hoping Perry Jones can develop into Jeff Green 2.0 for us.
@Aren't Russ seems to help off of him A LOT. Brooks probably needs to switch that gameplan up a bit.
@KellOne @C-Wil Dallas used to be a thorn in our side too. We'll get there eventually if we maintain our current pace. Wade isn't getting any younger either.
Serge Ibaka: PER=18.8, 14 pts (56%), 8.3 rbs, 0.5 ast, 2.8 blk
Chris Bosh: PER=21.0, 17.2 pts (54%), 7.2 rbs, 1.7 ast, 1.4 blk
@SexyWatt Top 20 protected through 2017
1 year, 10 months ago on TGR 89: Swears and snubs
Hypothetical question: Let's say our Toronto pick ends up at 10/11. Would you package 1 or 2 of our other 1st rounders to move up to grab a great big man (like Len) or do you keep the picks so that you can grab multiple 1st round talents?
1 year, 10 months ago on Kevin Martin on OKC: ‘This is my spot … hopefully’
Crap. DeRozan wins it with a fadeaway shot.
1 year, 10 months ago on Russell Westbrook named Western All-Star reserve
Orlando takes their foul to give with 4.3 seconds left. Toronto still with the ball.
Toronto and Orlando tied at 95 with 20 seconds left. Toronto with the ball.
4 point play opportunity for Orlando. Chance to tie the game against Toronto.
Durant will never pass in crunchtime ever again.
1 year, 10 months ago on Thunder vs. Warriors: Pregame Primer
Westbrook: 3-15 shooting, 4 assists, 5 TOs
Westbrook had Ibaka wide open.
Dunk that Westbrook.
Sefolosha as wide open in the corner there.
This defense has been REALLY impressive.
@courtsense Hopefully Lamb or Jones turns into that player.
Nice job closing the quarter and taking a lead with Durant on the bench. Big 3 minutes there.
Guess Westbrook is alright...
@thelaughingwiseman Several, actually. This mock draft has us taking 7'1" Alex Len.
With the loss, Toronto (or rather OKC!) would have the #7 pick if the season ended today. They play Orlando (who's #6) tomorrow night on a back-to-back after an overtime game tonight. So, solid chance it'll move up a spot tomorrow.
Pelicans leading Spurs at the start of the 4th.
@MJOKC In Hollinger's simulations, OKC's best simulated season was 73-9... in the West. That is incredible.
Spurs trailing the Hornets at halftime.
Anyone else anxiously following the Raptors score? Need that draft pick to sweeten up a bit!
1 year, 10 months ago on Thunder 2.0: Why is OKC better this season than last?