Oklahoma City Thunder firsts

By John Rohde Modified: October 29, 2008 at 11:29 pm •  Published: October 29, 2008
First field goal (11:07): Guard Earl Watson converts a layup coming off the right wing.

First free throw (10:32): Forward Jeff Green converts both ends of a shooting foul.


First turnover (9:28): Green on a bad bounce pass.

First foul (9:17): Nick Collison against Charlie Villanueva.

First rebound (9:01): Collison at the offensive end.

First booing of game officials (8:10): A charging call against Kevin Durant (the proper call, however).

First defensive rebound (8:17): By Green. Not a good sign when it takes this long to get a defensive rebound.

First double-digit deficit (18-7 at 6:29 in first quarter): There figures to be plenty more of these this season.

First timeout (6:22): Not coincidentally, followed seven seconds later by the first Thunder timeout.

First substitution (6:22): Chris Wilcox for Johan Petro.

First steal (6:01): By Earl Watson.

First half-court shot by fan during a timeout (3:29): The guy nearly made it, hitting the left side of the rim.

First home-state product to play (2:48): Former Oklahoma State great Desmond Mason enters and scores 19 seconds later.

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