1. Dear Bill Simmons, You May Have Bashed the Thunder's James Harden Trade Too Soon

    Dear Bill Simmons, For starters, I know that while this is addressed to you, it is sure to get lost in the mail...

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  2. Steven Adams: Why Oklahoma City Thunder Need to Give Him Big Minutes This Season

    Despite being labeled as a long-term project and a certain D-leaguer to start his pro career, the Oklahoma City Thunder center from New Zealand (I try to mention this as much as ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ben Lorimer about 9 months ago 9,368 reads 18 comments

  3. Should the Oklahoma City Thunder Trade Coach Scott Brooks and Sign George Karl?

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have an elite team, built around elite talent. However, unfortunately, they do not have an elite coach...

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  4. 2013 Oklahoma City Thunder: Statisitical Predictions for Every Player on Roster

    This article is intended to give a snapshot into how I think each player likely to be in the Oklahoma City Thunder 's rotation will perform statistically in the 2013-14 season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ben Lorimer about 1 year ago 2,419 reads 22 comments

  5. 2013 Oklahoma City Thunder: Winners and Losers from the Orlando Summer League

    With the Orlando Summer League all finished up, teams will be taking stock of the performances of their players and deciding how to tackle the preseason slate of games...

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  6. Oklahoma City Thunder: Jeremy Lamb, Reggie Jackson Make OKC Better Next Season

    So far this offseason there has been a lot of negativity among Oklahoma City Thunder fans with the perceived lack of development of their team...

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  7. Why OKC Should Trade for Omer Asik After Dwight Howard's Move to Houston Rockets

    It's official— Dwight Howard has chosen to take his talents to the Houston Rockets in what appears to be a bid to build yet another super team around him...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ben Lorimer about 1 year ago 7,763 reads 79 comments

  8. 2013 NBA Draft: Instant Analysis of 12th Pick C Steven Adams from Pittsburgh

    Before starting, I need to admit that—as a proud New Zealander and a Oklahoma City Thunder fan—I nearly hit the roof when I heard they drafted Steven Adams. However, I will do my best to remain impartial in this analysis...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ben Lorimer about 1 year ago 1,735 reads 32 comments

  9. Oklahoma City Thunder's Ideal 2013 NBA Draft and Free-Agency Plan

    The Oklahoma City Thunder are at "that" point in their development. They have the young stars, they have great guys to fill out the starting card, they have proven bench role players and they even have young stars...

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  10. Why the James Harden Trade Remains a Good One for the Oklahoma City Thunder

    As you can tell from the title, I do not think that the Oklahoma City Thunder 's trade of James Harden to the Houston Rockets before the 2013 season was a bad one...

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  11. 2013 Detroit Lions NFL Draft: Draft Grades and Rookie Roles and Predictions

    With the 2013 draft in the rear-view mirror, the dust has finally settled on the NFL offseason. However, I think there is still time for one more draft-related article breaking down the fruits off the Lions ' haul...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ben Lorimer about over 1 year ago 1,062 reads 30 comments

  12. 2013 NFL Draft: Quinton Patton and the 5 Biggest Steals

    With the 2013 NFL draft in the books, it's time to make an early list of the biggest steals from this year...

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  13. 2013 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions Missed a Chance to Trade for WR Quinton Patton

    On Day 3 of the 2013 NFL draft, the unthinkable happened. Quinton Patton continued to fall. In fact, he fell all the way to the San Francisco 49ers , who took him with the 31st pick of the fourth round...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ben Lorimer about over 1 year ago 877 reads 3 comments

  14. 2013 Detroit Lions NFL Draft: Round 4 Trade Up Scenario to Get WR Quinton Patton

    I will say this now: 99 percent of the time I am fundamentally against trading future picks in a draft. It leads to all sorts of painful situations when great players who fill needs fall in the draft to a spot where a team was...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ben Lorimer about over 1 year ago 3,508 reads 0 comments

  15. Detroit Lions 2013 NFL Draft: Reaction to the Round 3 OG Larry Warford Pick

    Larry Warford is a huge steal! I honestly thought that Warford would have been a great value player in round 2, so without a doubt I think he is a massive steal in the third round...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ben Lorimer about over 1 year ago 2,214 reads 1 comments

  16. 2013 Detroit Lions NFL Draft: Analysis of Round 2 Cornerback Darius Slay

    After nabbing Ansah in the first round, Martin Mayhew has decided to go with cornerback Darius Slay from Mississippi State in Round 2 ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ben Lorimer about over 1 year ago 3,178 reads 4 comments

  17. Detroit Lions 2013 NFL Draft Big Board: The 5 Best Remaining Round 2 Prospects

    With the first round completed of the NFL draft, there has certainly been a Lion's share of surprises. With guys like D.J...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ben Lorimer about over 1 year ago 7,637 reads 2 comments

  18. 2013 Detroit Lions NFL Draft: Instant Analysis of BYU DE Ezekiel Ansah at Fifth

    The Detroit Lions have finally ended all the projections and guesswork about who they would take in the first round, taking Ezekiel Ansah with the fifth overall pick ...

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  19. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: Ben Lorimer's First Round Selection Predictions

    Ever since last season, I have released a predictions mock draft in which I have tried to line up where each team will go in the first round...

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  20. 2013 Detroit Lions NFL Mock Draft:Will Central Michigan LT Eric Fisher Fall to 5

    With the NFL draft just around the corner, this will be my final mock draft for the Detroit Lions. As with all my previous mock drafts, this is a representation of what I think the team should do, not necessarily what I think they will do...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ben Lorimer about over 1 year ago 3,949 reads 54 comments

  21. 2013 NFL Draft: 5 Round 2 and 3 Steals That the Detroit Lions Should Target

    As I said in my article about the 2013 Draft third day steals , the mark of a general manager is his ability to get value outside of the first round...

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  22. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: Will Texas A&M LT Luke Joeckel Be the First Overall Pick

    With the NFL Draft just around the corner, it is time for some last minute mock drafts. While later this week I will publish my predictions on how the draft will go down, I will use ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ben Lorimer about over 1 year ago 774 reads 3 comments

  23. Detroit Lions: Grading Every Martin Mayhew NFL Draft from 2009 to 2011

    Martin Mayhew's career is an interesting one to study. On one hand, he has been credited with turning around the Lions franchise that languished under the leadership of Matt Millen, ...

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  24. 2013 NFL Draft: Day 3 Sleepers That the Detroit Lions Should Target

    The real stars of the front office are not the guys who nail the first-round pick year in and year out—okay, they do that too, but the best general managers like Ozzie Newsome ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ben Lorimer about over 1 year ago 3,712 reads 9 comments

  25. 2013 Detroit Lions NFL Draft: Florida State's Bjoern Werner Is the Best DE at 5

    Most of Detroit Lions fandom has joined the left tackle bandwagon for the first overall pick, as it should have. However, it is still far from a sure thing that Eric Foster or Luke Joeckel will fall to the Lions for the fifth overall pick...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Ben Lorimer about over 1 year ago 201 reads 34 comments