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Thunder Buddies Podcast: What adjustments can Scott Brooks make to turn the series?

Oklahoman Modified: May 17, 2014 at 5:42 pm •  Published: May 17, 2014

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studio’s highly-acclaimed comedy ‘Ted’, but inspired by our continued hope for wall-to-wall coverage of OKC’s only professional team.

Below is our list of episodes (click the link to listen). If you prefer iTunes for your podcast listening experience, click here and subscribe. Hope you enjoy:

Thunder Buddies - 05/20 - The Thunder got blown out in Game 1 in San Antonio, unsuccessfully trying a variety of unique lineups and court combinations. Are there any answers out there for Scott Brooks? Or will this be a short series? Also, why does Berry Tramel hate Tim Duncan? We discuss."

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Thunder Buddies - 05/17 - Serge Ibaka is out for the postseason, a potentially crippling blow to the Thunder's title hopes. How big a blow is it? Where will it affect them? Can they overcome it? Who you got in the Spurs series? We discuss it all.

Thunder Buddies – 05/14 - What are we to make of the Thunder after that wild Game 5 comeback? Is it a sign of things to come? Or are there still inherit flaws within the offense that’ll eventually lead to OKC’s downfall? We discuss.

Thunder Buddies – 05/10  - Russell Westbrook and the Thunder have taken control of their second-round series against the Clippers. Has he turned a corner with his play? Is OKC in position to now cruise to the Western Conference Finals? What could derail them?

Thunder Buddies – 05/08 - The Thunder followed up a embarrassing Game 1 loss win an impressive Game 2 win. And Russell Westbrook was the star. We talk about his impressive game, Stone Cold Steve Adams growing legend and much more.

Thunder Buddies – 05/06 - The Thunder got blown out in Game 1, one of the team’s most uninspired playoff efforts in the past five years. What was the biggest issue? And what adjustments must Scott Brooks make to turn this series back to OKC?

Thunder Buddies – 05/02 - Berry Tramel joins us to offer a behind the scenes look into how an unfortunate headline became a national news story. How did we learn of it, what did we think and how could it have been avoided?

Thunder Buddies – 04/30 - It’s panic time in Oklahoma City. Kevin Durant is struggling, Russell Westbrook is jacking wild shots and Scott Brooks isn’t controlling either one. What’s the issue? And is it too late for the Thunder to get it fixed? We discuss.

Thunder Buddies – 04/28 - Was Reggie Jackson’s playoff performance on Saturday better than anything James Harden ever did? Is this the most interesting playoff series for the Thunder since they moved here? We answer all that and more on this episode.

Thunder Buddies – 04/25 - Trailing 2-1 in its first-round series, how much trouble is the Thunder in? And if OKC was to lose, is Scott Brooks in danger of getting fired? A lot of interesting topics to discuss heading into Game 4 and we cover all of them.

Thunder Buddies – 04/22 - What happened to the Thunder in its Game 2 loss? Why has Tony Allen been so effective guarding Kevin Durant? What adjustments must be made? We discuss all that and more on this week’s Thunder Buddies podcast.

Thunder Buddies – 04/17 The playoffs are upon us. Along with Berry Tramel, we dissect the Thunder’s first-round matchup with the Grizzlies and make predictions. Plus, we breakdown the rest of the NBA postseason bracket.

Thunder Buddies – 04/11 - With the season in its final week, we reveal our postseason NBA Awards, including the MVP, Coach of the Year and more. Darnell finds a way, like always, to overrate another batch of players and Mike Sherman joins the podcast to explain why the way we vote on awards may be flawed.

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by Anthony Slater
Thunder Beat Writer
Anthony Slater started on the Thunder beat in the summer of 2013, joining after two years as NewsOK.com's lead sports blogger and web editor. A native Californian, Slater attended Sonoma State for two years before transferring to Oklahoma State in...
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