Now Doing Music Videos: Serge Ibaka
June 30, 2011
First, it was modeling for Serge Ibaka.
Now, it seems he’s trying his hand at music videos.
The Thunder’s starting power forward is blowing up before our eyes.
Ibaka made a cameo in Lupe Fiasco’s new video, ‘Out of My Head,’ which features Trey Songz. If you don’t know either of those two names,... Read More
Photos: Kevin Durant’s basketball camp in Oklahoma City
June 30, 2011
View more photos of Kevin Durant’s basketball camp in Oklahoma City.
Kevin Durant gives a demonstration on his summer practice routine during the Kevin Durant basketball camp at Heritage Hall Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Kevin Durant stands in front of camp participants... Read More
Nazr Mohammed Agrees To Extension
June 29, 2011
The Oklahoma City Thunder has agreed to a contract extension with center Nazr Mohammed, effectively keeping the 13-year veteran from becoming an unrestricted free agent on Friday, The Oklahoman has learned.
Terms of the deal, which could be announced as early as Tuesday, were not immediately known. But the... Read More
Sam Presti Talking About Reggie Jackson
June 24, 2011
Thunder general manager Sam Presti spoke about Reggie Jackson late Thursday night, roughly 2 1/2 hours after the franchise selected the Boston College guard 24th overall in the NBA Draft.
Here are various snippets from what Presti had to say:
In Reggie Jackson, we feel like we have a player that brings ... Read More
Is Eric Maynor Really On The Move?
June 23, 2011
Chad Ford of ESPN.com reported this morning that the Thunder is seeking to trade into the top 15 of tonight’s NBA Draft and is dangling reserve point guard Eric Maynor while seeking to move up.
They’ve spoken to the Kings (No. 7) and Bobcats (No. 9) in particular in the past few days…With so few quality... Read More
Talkin’ Thunder On The Animal
June 22, 2011
I joined The Sports Animal’s Mark Rodgers yesterday to talk Thunder and NBA Draft.
Thanks to WWLS for providing us with a file of the interview. You can catch Mark Monday through Friday on The Middle of the Day Show from 12 to 2.
TMZ Puts Kevin Durant In An Awkward Spot
June 21, 2011
A video is making the rounds of Kevin Durant apparently “dissing” Oklahoma City.
It’s no surprise that the footage is captured by TMZ. When asked what there is to do in Oklahoma for fun Durant responded, “nothing” and kept walking. TMZ then made sort of a big deal about it on its television show.
A... Read More
Kyle Singler: Drafting him could get ‘tricky’
June 16, 2011
Several websites have the Oklahoma City Thunder selecting Duke wingman Kyle Singler with the No. 24 overall pick in the NBA Draft on June 23.
Whether that happens remains to be seen. If the Thunder indeed does select Singler, don’t be surprised if we someday see him attempting some trick shots... Read More
Talking Thunder On The Ref
June 16, 2011
I joined P.J. Mills of KREF 1400-AM on Wednesday to talk all things Thunder and NBA. The folks at the Ref were kind enough to pass along a digital file of the interview so you can take a listen.
P.J. and I look back on the Thunder season and discuss whether it was a success, we talk Kendrick Perkins, Cole... Read More
Announcing the winner of our Loud and Proud Fan Photo Contest
June 14, 2011
Tate was crazy excited for the Playoff game in OKC that he coudn't contain his excitement!
At the end of the regular season, as the Oklahoma City Thunder capped its 55-27 regular season and prepared to face the Denver Nuggets in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, The Oklahoman and Totally Tickets announced... Read More
Report: Cheeks In Mix For Toronto Coaching Job
June 09, 2011
ESPN.com is reporting that Thunder assistant coach Maurice Cheeks is a candidate for Toronto’s coaching vacancy.
The report, citing unnamed sources, says Cheeks joins Lawrence Frank and Dwane Casey on the Raptors’ short list.
The Raptors are not expected to make a decision on their coach until GM Bryan... Read More
Miami Foolishly Letting Dallas Hang Around
June 08, 2011
Miami is messing around.
That much is clear through four games.
The Heat has now allowed not one, but two games to slip away. And, after Tuesday’s latest gift in an 86-83 Game 4 loss, we’re talking about an NBA Finals series that’s deadlocked at two games apiece rather than one that ended in a clean sweep... Read More