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Thunder Opening Night Part II

by Nate Billings and Chris Landsberger Modified: April 18, 2013 at 12:26 pm •  Published: October 29, 2008

Well, I thought we would have time to do some blog updating just before the game. It did not end up happening. Instead I offer this late update from the game.

Josh Newby, of Ada, stands outside the Ford Center in his Thunder costume before the opening night NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Okla.  BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN
Josh Newby, of Ada, stands outside the Ford Center in his Thunder costume before the opening night NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN

Josh Newby, of Ada, stands outside the Ford Center in his Thunder costume before the opening night NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Okla.  BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN

Micah Kee, 13, of Woodward, Okla. enjoys the outdoor fun before the opening night NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Okla.  BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN
Micah Kee, 13, of Woodward, Okla. enjoys the outdoor fun before the opening night NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN

Micah Kee, 13, of Woodward, Okla. enjoys the outdoor fun before the opening night NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Okla.  BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN

Kala Mogg, of Oklahoma City, shows off her painted belly outside the Ford Center in downtown Oklahoma City on Wednesday, October 29, 2008. Mogg is expecting a baby girl in 3 months. By John Clanton, The Oklahoman
Kala Mogg, of Oklahoma City, shows off her painted belly outside the Ford Center in downtown Oklahoma City on Wednesday, October 29, 2008. Mogg is expecting a baby girl in 3 months. By John Clanton, The Oklahoman

Kala Mogg, of Oklahoma City, shows off her painted belly outside the Ford Center in downtown Oklahoma City on Wednesday, October 29, 2008. Mogg is expecting a baby girl in 3 months. BY JOHN CLANTON, THE OKLAHOMAN

Thunder fans have their tickets scanned as the doors open for the opening night NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Okla.  BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN
Thunder fans have their tickets scanned as the doors open for the opening night NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN

Thunder fans have their tickets scanned as the doors open for the opening night NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Okla.  BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN

-Nate Billings

by Nate Billings
Photographer
Nate Billings never planned to become a photojournalist. He took pictures as a hobby growing up and worked as an assistant for his father, a commercial still and video photographer, but chose to study English Literature in college. Billings did...
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by Chris Landsberger
Assistant Photography Editor
Chris Landsberger is a native of Oklahoma and, as a photographer, has been able to travel coast to coast and everywhere in between to cover news for the last 13 years. He has been a part history that included coverage of Oklahoma City bomber...
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