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A Commemorative Thunder Basketball

by Darnell Mayberry Modified: April 12, 2013 at 5:54 pm •  Published: October 24, 2008

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oklahoma is raising money for children with life-threatening medical conditions through a commemorative full-sized basketball for the Thunder’s first season in Oklahoma City.

The two-panel ball has the Thunder’s logo and a replica jersey with the number “08″ printed on the front, along with tidbits on the franchise’s history and Ford Center facts. Only 5,000 basketball are available and cost $99 each.

Fans can order the commemorative basketballs by calling1-800-345-2868 or visiting

Commemorative Thunder basketball
Commemorative Thunder basketball


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by Darnell Mayberry
OKC Thunder Senior Reporter
Darnell Mayberry grew up in Langston, Okla. and is now in his third stint in the Sooner state. After a year and a half at Bishop McGuinness High, he finished his prep years in Falls Church, Va., before graduating from Norfolk State University in...
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