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by Darnell Mayberry Modified: April 12, 2013 at 5:53 pm •  Published: April 21, 2009

Just needed to make sure that readers are aware that the winner of the team’s Draft Lottery Challenge will NOT sit on stage at the Draft Lottery on May 19. The team sent out a press release today stating that “all fans 18 or older who are Oklahoma state residents are invited to submit a seven-word essay on thunder-nba.com explaining why they should represent the Thunder at the Lottery in May.”

But, again, the winner of the contest will only attend the proceedings, not sit on the stage alongside the other representatives from the league’s non-playoff teams.

When asked at a news conference last week who will represent the team on stage, general manager Sam Presti said the decision has not been finalized.

-DM-

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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