Tag Archives: Russell Westbrook

Should the Thunder Consider Trading Russell Westbrook?

Levon Satamian| May 4th, 2019

On the Bill Simmons podcast, Ryen Russillo said Thunder general manager Sam Presti could trade Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers. Continue reading

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Eye of the Storm: A Decade of Thunder

Chad Davis | April 30th, 2019

For a third consecutive season, OKC failed to win a best of 7 series in the playoffs. Despite an expensive tax luxury payment, Sam Presti, General Manager of the Oklahoma City Thunder, has failed to derive the championship formula – or even a series winning formula for that matter.

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Have the Thunder reached their Ceiling?

Kit Shepard | April 22nd, 2019

We keep waiting for the post-Kevin Durant Oklahoma City Thunder to become true contenders, but their hopes of a title are, if anything, dwindling by the year. And after a season which once promised so much, they find themselves on the brink of a third consecutive first-round playoff exit. So, has this iteration of OKC reached their peak?

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First Round Playoff Preview: #3 Portland Trail Blazers vs. #6 Oklahoma City Thunder

Givanni Damico | April 14th, 2019

The West was more competitive than usual. The Blazers had a great season in which they found themselves as the third seed with a record of 53-29. It’s their second straight season as the three seed, but they won four more games this year than they did in the 2017-18 season. The Oklahoma City Thunder won 49 games which placed them sixth in the conference. During the 2017-2018 season, the Thunder won one less game but were fourth in the West. Clearly, the Western Conference teams were even better than usual this season. Here’s what you can expect from each team in this series.

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Five Big Picture Questions Ahead of the Playoffs

Kit Shepard | April 12th, 2019

We made it. After a dramatic regular season that has included saliva-induced fights, half of the league included in possible trade packages for Anthony Davis, and that press conference on Tuesday night, the real fun can begin. The playoffs are finally here, and the stakes are as high as ever.

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Russell Westbrook Has a Historic Game

Nickolas Loza | April 3rd, 2019

Russell Westbrook and the Thunder went into a game against the Lakers looking for their 45th win, and they helped their All-World Point Guard do something truly special. The Lakers in this game were without LeBron James, so the Thunder were heavily favored, and with the Thunder at home, they were favored to win by most people.

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NBA Power Rankings- A Look Inside the Playoff Picture

Pranav Ramasubramanian | February 21st, 2019

Team Giannis led by as many as 19, but Damian Lillard and Kawhi Leonard brought Team LeBron back before Kevin Durant closed out the game with some crucial threes to give Team LeBron the win for the second straight year. The All-Star break is fun allowed teams to rest before the big stretch runs for the playoffs. Here’s where all the teams in the playoff picture rank so far this season.
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