Avoiding the P word (playoffs)
September 30, 2009
The Thunder probably is a year away from being a serious playoff contender in the rugged Western Conference. If Oklahoma City played in the Eastern Conference it might be a different story where 37 or 38 wins sometimes get you in post-season.
Still,... Read More
Five Pressing Questions
September 29, 2009
Training camp is underway at Thunder headquarters and, frankly, we’ll see how long the optimism lasts now that the real work has started. National expectations continue to be high for the Thunder in 2009-10. But there are several questions about this team leading into the Oct. 28 opener against Sacramento.... Read More
Durant Answers Reader Questions
September 28, 2009
The season is officially underway.
I just returned from media day, where optimism was high but cautiously tempered. Few players wanted to talk about the playoffs as an attainable goal this season but all seemed to have that destination in their minds. It was almost shocking how candid the players were in... Read More
Sign Thunder will improve
September 26, 2009
It’s almost time for NBA Fantasy basketball leagues.
Yahoo’s rankings are interesting. They’re proof all the hype around the Thunder being a team on the rise has some merit.
Individual fantasy owners can pick players... Read More
Power Lunch Chat Transcript
September 23, 2009
Chat with OKC Thunder beat writer Darnell Mayberry
3 Show / Hide Archive Comments The following comments are archived from the original publication of this post Leapin' Lee on Sep 24, 2009 @ 2:35 pm Read More
Training Camp Roster Almost Finalized
September 22, 2009
Former Tulsa standout Michael Ruffin is one of several free agents who have received an invitation to the Thunder’s training camp, which opens Tuesday.
NBA Fanhouse first reported that the Thunder will sign Ruffin and Ryan Bowen, two nine-year veteran power forwards, to non-guaranteed contracts. The Oklahoman... Read More