OKC What Are You Doing?

The Thunder are not a free agent destination. They need the lottery and young talent they can develop. A number 19 pick, and Denver’s pick in the mid-20’s isn’t going to help them return to the Western Conference Finals.

OKC Hasn’t Seen This Since SuperSonic Days

Is anyone surprised the Lakers are 0-3? No. How about the 0-3 Kevin Love Cavaliers? Without LeBron, of course not. And the 0-3 Bulls? Expected. But the OKC Thunder who are supposed to be contenders with Paul George and the newly acquired Westbrook backup Dennis Schroder, the Thunder with Steven Adams up front and the…

OKC Bench Just Got Real

OKC just got better and it’s not because they finally saw the light and got rid of Melo who Billy Donovan should have exiled to the bench at the beginning of last season but didn’t have the guts to do it. The Thunder improved their bench and got rid of Melo at the same time…

Billy Donovan Staying Means Another First Round Exit

There’s a joke going around about Sam Presti and the Thunder. As the joke goes, Presti the Thunder GM drafted three MVP’s but kept the worst one. It is that worse one, though, that Presti is paying $35 million to next season. Clearly, the Thunder coach Billy Donovan has no clue on how to coach…

What Does Paul George Want? Does He Even Know?

Even though I like Paul George, I don’t believe Paul George. I don’t believe what he says about staying in OKC. I don’t believe his change of tune and blaming “us” and saying we’re overreacting about his L.A. dreams when those rumors began with him. I don’t believe the Thunder faithful at the airport will…

Kevin Durant Was Right

When the last true villain exited the NBA on April 13, 2016, no one expected he would be replaced. The modern NBA is a league of friendships, comaraderie and respect. Social media requires likeability and political correctness. Saying the right thing and making sure fans understand that you appreciate them is the rule of the…

Tragedy on I-5

Death be not proud, though some have called thee (John Donne) Chyna Thomas, a student at the Tacoma School of the Arts, died Saturday morning when her car veered off I-5 in the state of Washington. According to witnesses, she wasn’t speeding. The 22 year old sister of Celtics All-Star Isaiah Thomas lost control of…