Thunder Rumblings


Thunder Mascot Will Be…..

by Darnell Mayberry Modified: April 12, 2013 at 5:54 pm •  Published: October 28, 2008

OK, so I don’t know. But today I had a conversation with John Leach, the team’s director of events and entertainment, and he reiterated that the mascot is scheduled to be unveiled before the end of the season. Here’s what he had to say…..

“We are going to have a mascot. Obviously it’s not something you can just throw together in the last two months. There’s a lot that really goes into building that character, and the costume takes a long time to build. So we’re in the process of doing that now. We feel like we’ve got a good head of steam. The good news is we feel like we’re going to be in a position to debut the mascot before the season ends, which is something that I’m really looking forward to.”

There you have it. 


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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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