Oklahoma City Thunder: ESPN's Hubie Brown praises OKC's bold moves, team leaders

ESPN analyst Hubie Brown, 80, is a two-time NBA coach of the year, 26 years apart: 1978 with the Hawks, 2004 with the Grizzlies. Brown is calling the Thunder-Spurs series for ESPN Radio.
by Berry Tramel Published: May 21, 2014

How big of a blow was the Serge Ibaka injury?

Brown: “Unfortunately, this is two years in a row that you drew snake eyes, losing (Russell) Westbrook last year and now losing Ibaka. It comes down to committee, just like (Scott) Brooks says. What you need is other people to step up. To me, it isn’t something that is out of the question that you can’t accomplish it.”

by Berry Tramel
Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The...
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