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OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER / NBA BASKETBALL TEAM / REGULAR SEASON OPENING NIGHT / CHARLES SCHMITT: Charles "Smitty" Schmitt holds up his season ticket outside the Ford Center in downtown Oklahoma City on Wednesday, October 29, 2008. By John Clanton, The Oklahoman  ORG XMIT: KOD