Author - Chuck Chaney

Thunder planning off season workouts.

Lock out or not, the Oklahoma City Thunder are getting prepared for the upcoming season. Nate Robinson told HOOPSWORLD that they are organizing off season workouts in late August or early September.

“Guys have called each other to figure out where we can meet and hang out,” Nate Robinson told HOOPSWORLD. “We want to get some good workouts in, hopefully soon. We’ll probably have guys come in around late August or early September to get it going and start playing.” Read More

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Daily Links – July 7, 2011 Lockout Day #7

Sorry about the delay, the whole job front has taken precedent! However, I have some decent links that you guys & gals should check out.

Jorge Arce of Bettor.com discuss OKC and Westbrook Only time will tell if Russell Westbrook can bring himself under control and become the true point guard that his team needs. If he does, the OKC of the future might just be unstoppable. If he doesn’t, don’t be surprised if they move him on in return for someone who is actually willing to put his teammates first.

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Serge Ibaka Open to playing in Europe

Current Oklahoma City Thunder player, Serge Ibaka, told a Spain Radio station that if the lockout continues, he would be open to returning to play in Spain.

“If there is a lockout, and there are not many complications to play in the CBA, I would like to return here to play.” Ibaka said during a radio interview. Read More

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NBA CBA Expires, League is Locked Out

It’s offical, the National Basketball League has locked out. Owners decided Thursday afternoon to lock out the players after failing to come to an agreement on the new Collective Bargaining Agreement.

The lock out ended at 12:01 ET on Thursday, July 1st. Last time the league locked out was 1999. The league saw 32 games missed in a strike shortened season. Early sources have said that owners are willing to miss the entire season. They [owners] feel that they’ll lose less money by missing an entire season than having a strike shortened season. Read More

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Daily Links – June 30, 2011

14 hours from the lockout, I hope I get to write an article about how they came to a last second agreement… Make sure you read our CBA Articles. They’re great. Part 1 and Part 2. On the bright side, Players and Owners are meeting Thursday. Read More

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Thunder Re-Sign Nazr Mohammed

The Oklahoma City Thunder have re-signed 13 year veteran, Nazr Mohammed, to a one year agreement. Sources have reported the one year contract is for $3.75 Million dollars. Read More

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Daily Links – June 29, 2011

Colby Paxton said the Thunder have graduated Instead, expect to see Presti and the Thunder go with a foreign project that they can stash overseas, or just trade out of this year’s draft altogether.

Dime Mag compared players to Transformers Kendrick Perkins is Optimus Prime. I can’t believe who they compared Russell Westbrook to.

Fox Sports talks about what the draft means to the Thunder Barring something unforeseen, this likely isn’t a move to bear much weight in the direct future. But Jackson’s skills whisper the possibility of playing from both guard positions, and he offers a small hint of insurance should Westbrook or Maynor not be retained (both have only the 2011-12 season guaranteed on their current contracts, though OKC does have a team option for the following season with Maynor). Of course, particularly with Westbrook, this is an insurance you’d have to prefer is never called upon.

Off seasons shopping list for the Thunder Know you’re curious what the first thing is: Top of the List: Get Kendrick Perkins Healthy

The Lockout has sneaked up on KD Despite being Oklahoma City’s union representative, Durant says he hasn’t been able to attend players association meetings because of other obligations this summer.

David Ramsey thinks Reggie Jackson is a perfect fit for OKC “They’re ready to win now,” Jackson said of the Thunder. “They don’t really care what the world says. They are going to prove the world wrong.”

Oh, Serge is trying for the Spanish national team

About 30 hours until the lockout. Make sure you get caught up on what the CBA is about.  Part 1 and Part 2.

Oh, and Nazr Mohammed has agreed to a one year contract extension. More to come later as the amount develops.

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Thunder Pick Up Team Options on Numerous Players

The Oklahoma City Thunder has exercised contract options on five players Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti announced today.

The Thunder exercised its fourth-year options on guard James Harden, forward Serge Ibaka, guard Eric Maynor and center Byron Mullens, as well as its third-year option on center Cole Aldrich. Read More

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Daily Links – June 28, 2011

We’re under 60 hours until the impending lockout starts…

Which Rookie point guard can make the biggest impact Reggie Jackson – #25 Oklahoma City Thunder: The Thunder had promised Jackson they’d draft him and made good on their word by taking him at 25. Eric Maynor is a potential starting point guard for a PG needy team and if he’s moved, Jackson could find himself backing up Russell Westbrook in 2012. Oklahoma City clearly likes Jackson but he should be ignored in fantasy leagues heading into next season. Read More

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OKC Thunder extend qualifying offer to Daequan Cook

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General Manager Sam Presti announced today that the team has extend qualifying offer to guard Daequan Cook. That makes him a restricted free agent.

Cook appeared in 43 games in his first season with the Thunder. In his first season with the Thunder averaged 5.6 points and 1.7 rebounds in 13.9 minutes per contest. Cook, who ranked 11th in the NBA in three-point field goal shooting,  made 65 of 154 three-point attempts (.422) this season.

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