Oklahoma City Thunder

2019 NBA Mock Draft 1.0: Best fit by team including a shooter for OKC Thunder

The 2019 NBA Draft lottery is complete and combine in motion so it’s time to serve up T.I.s NBA mock draft 1.0. This version examines best fit by team including a shooter for the OKC Thunder Thunderous Intentions begins our 2019 NBA Draft session in earnest this week with a full perspective on...

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7 hours ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

OKC Thunder Draft Prospect Profile Matisse Thybulle: Are promises meant to be broken?

The OKC Thunder might have already spent their first round NBA Draft pick when seemingly promising Matisse Thybulle he will be their selection, but was that a smart move? Just look at Matisse Thybulle. His game, him physically — look at him. He is the Sam Presti prototype. That is why many believe...

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13 hours ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

NBA Draft Combine standouts: Speed kills at combine

The NBA Draft Combine is in full swing, and it is time to take a look at who performed at top notch speed among the participants At the NBA Draft Combine, prospects try to put on a show for NBA Scouts and front office brass, overexerting themselves with conditioning and drills to show why they […] NBA...

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15 hours ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

NBA Award finalists announced: OKC Thunder big man Steven Adams recognized in two categories

The NBA announced their award finalists with the OKC Thunder big man Steven Adams getting recognized in two categories. Scanning the NBA Award finalists there weren’t many surprises. While some teams didn’t get any recognition the OKC Thunder once again found several nods coming their way...

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1 day ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder: Have Thunder made a pre-draft promise?

The Oklahoma City Thunder have been known to make pre-draft arrangements with prospects. Has the same happened for next month’s edition of the NBA Draft? The NBA Draft is a time for wing-spans, shooting forms, and rumors. This year the Oklahoma City Thunder seem to be involved once again. Back...

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1 day ago, Hoops Habit, Oklahoma City Thunder

Paul George named as an NBA award finalist for Defensive Player of the Year and MVP

OKC Thunder forward, Paul George was rewarded for his strong season efforts with not one, but two NBA award finalist nods, for Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of Year. In a campaign that started off strong, but finished with a dud. OKC Thunder All-Star starting small forward Paul George has...

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1 day ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

In the news: Championing Antonio Daniels, rumored Thunder draft promise, Prospect series launches

In the news: Championing Antonio Daniels for OKC Thunder head coach, Matisse Thybulle exits Combine amid rumors of OKC draft promise, T.I. launches annual draft prospect series. While the NBA Conference Finals wage on the upcoming NBA Draft is front and center in the news. With the lottery complete and...

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1 day ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder: Assessing the overall state of OKC

Assessing the future plans of the Oklahoma City Thunder and how they can move back into the contenders talk in the NBA with Westbrook and George The date was July 4th, 2016. Many Oklahoma City Thunder fans will remember this day in history as the day that shifted everything within a two-minute span of...

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1 day ago, Sir Charles In Charge, Oklahoma City Thunder

NBA Draft Combine standouts: Measurements

The NBA Combine is in full swing and the aspect the OKC Thunder, their counterparts and fans pay attention to is how players measure out. The NBA Combine is a chance for the OKC Thunder and all NBA teams to meet with players and go through a series of meetings and drills to help squads […] NBA...

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1 day ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

Matisse Thybulle pulls out of NBA Combine amid rumors of promise from OKC Thunder

With the 2019 NBA Draft Combine in process, some prospects have pulled out amid rumored promises. Matisse Thybulle is among those and the OKC Thunder are the suspected team who extended the promise. To say OKC Thunder General Manager, Sam Presti has a draft type would be like calling Russell Westbrook...

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2 days ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

Is Matisse Thybulle On OKC’s Radar?

Thybulle is exactly the type of Player Sam Presti always falls in love with. Should OKC fans feel the same? With another early postseason exit, the focus shifts to how the Thunder can build a better team. Unlike last season, the Thunder actually own their own first round draft pick this season, the 21st...

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2 days ago, Welcome to Loud City, Oklahoma City Thunder

Why Dedric Lawson could make sense for OKC Thunder in the NBA Draft

The OKC Thunder have the 21st pick in the NBA Draft come June 20th, and while Dedric Lawson will likely be a second round selection he could be a perfect fit in Bricktown. Dedric Lawson started his College Career by staying home and playing for the University of Memphis. He would go on to transfer […] Why...

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2 days ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

The next OKC Thunder head coach is already in Oklahoma City and it’s not Mo Cheeks

With some suggesting Billy Donovan could potentially head to Ann Arbor, TI examines a potential in-state replacement and it’s not current OKC Thunder assistant Mo Cheeks. Three head coaches have manned the sidelines for the OKC Thunder in franchise history. The first was P.J. Carlesimo, he came...

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2 days ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

OKC Thunder season reviews: Developing Jawun Evans for the future

Despite not playing any major NBA minutes, OKC Thunder development player Jawun Evans has been making his claim for the 15-man roster for next season. Jawun Evans, a former Oklahoma State product, was a late season addition, utilized mostly as a practice and scout team player. Despite not getting any...

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2 days ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

OKC Thunder In the news: Griffin wants to emulate Thunder, Ferguson birthday

In the news features David Griffin pinpointing the OKC Thunder as the team the Pelicans want to emulate and Terrance Ferguson set to make birthday wishes. Following the NBA Draft Lottery, new General Manager for the New Orleans Pelicans, David Griffin pointed to the OKC Thunder as the team he hopes to...

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2 days ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

NBA Draft Combine will have a greater impact for OKC Thunder draft process in 2019 

With the NBA Draft Lottery complete, the OKC Thunder switch their attention to the 66 prospects and 11 G-League players with an emphasis on their Draft Combine performances. Two days after the 2019 NBA Draft lottery analysts, pundits and fans alike shifted their mindset to June 20th. That’s the...

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2 days ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

Billy Donovan to Michigan? Wanna Bet?

Vegas places odds on next Michigan coach At least one sportsbook is leaning into the idea of Billy Donovan being the next head coach of the Michigan Wolverines men’s basketball team. As laid out by sister site Maize n’ Brew, BetOnline.AG’s initial odds for the next Michigan coach includes Donovan, currently...

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3 days ago, Welcome to Loud City, Oklahoma City Thunder

Is OKC Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook on the back end of his career?

For better or worse, OKC Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has been the emotional and competitive leader for his team for the past three seasons. Many wonder if his play is declining and if he on the back end of his career. OKC Thunder superstar point guard Russell Westbrook is arguably the most...

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3 days ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

OKC Thunder Season Review: Paul George’s MVP-caliber season

Paul George had one of the more complicated seasons in recent OKC Thunder memory. Here’s why. I honestly don’t remember Paul George doing anything like what he did this season for the OKC Thunder. There were some moments here and there where he looked like one of the best wings in the league,...

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3 days ago, Thunderous Intentions, Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder: 2018-19 player grades for Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook had his fair share of ups and downs in the 2018-19 season. He was very dominant, but also endured his fair share of struggles. The Oklahoma City Thunder lost Kevin Durant in 2016, but what gave them hope was the fact that the team still had Russell Westbrook. Going into the 2016-17...

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4 days ago, Hoops Habit, Oklahoma City Thunder

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