1. Cameron Payne Should Get Immediate Opportunity to Thrive with OKC Thunder

    Cameron Payne is very much an unknown quantity at this point. After a college career in relative obscurity at Murray State, a fractured finger robbed the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 1 month ago 11,299 reads 21 comments

  2. Making the Case for Enes Kanter's Max Deal

    Based on everything we’ ve seen, $70 million over four years is a sizable overpay for Enes Kanter . There’s no getting around that...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 1 month ago 6,039 reads 29 comments

  3. Playing Keep or Cut with Oklahoma City Thunder's Free Agents

    Keep or cut? If only it were that simple for NBA general managers. The Oklahoma City Thunder have just two of their own free agents to deal with this offseason, but GM Sam ...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 3 months ago 2,232 reads 4 comments

  4. 5 Best Value Free Agents for OKC Thunder to Pursue in 2015 NBA Free Agency

    NBA free agency is normally a feeding frenzy, but the Oklahoma City Thunder are near the bottom of the food chain this offseason. Money talks during the league’s "silly season," but OKC doesn’t have enough of it to make a big splash...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 3 months ago 15,845 reads 35 comments

  5. Ideal Trade Partners for the Oklahoma City Thunder During the 2015 NBA Offseason

    The Oklahoma City Thunder showed a willingness to shake things up last year, and more moves could be on the horizon this offseason...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 3 months ago 15,207 reads 53 comments

  6. 2015 NBA Draft Prospects Guaranteed to Interest the Oklahoma City Thunder

    Russell Westbrook ’s outfit wasn’t lucky enough to win the draft lottery for the Oklahoma City Thunder , but general manager Sam Presti can work his magic with the 14th pick...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 3 months ago 3,750 reads 3 comments

  7. 2015 NBA Draft Combine Prospects the OKC Thunder Must Watch Most Closely

    Many of the biggest names will not be in attendance at the 2015 NBA Draft Combine, but that’s not a problem for the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 4 months ago 11,024 reads 18 comments

  8. Ranking the Oklahoma City Thunder's Biggest Needs in the 2015 NBA Draft

    With the arrival of new head coach Billy Donovan, the Oklahoma City Thunder ’s biggest offseason question has been answered. General manager Sam Presti and his staff can now focus on what they do best: the NBA draft...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 4 months ago 12,578 reads 27 comments

  9. Ranking the OKC Thunder's Biggest Priorities for the 2015 NBA Offseason

    The time is now for the Oklahoma City Thunder , and the front office knows it. Injuries have played a significant role in derailing OKC’s title aspirations to this point, but ...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 4 months ago 9,241 reads 29 comments

  10. How Much Should Oklahoma City Thunder Spend on Enes Kanter in Free Agency?

    The Oklahoma City Thunder ’s search for a new head coach will dominate headlines, but general manager Sam Presti has one other major question to answer this offseason: How ...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 4 months ago 14,934 reads 73 comments

  11. Ranking the Top 10 Plays and Moments from Oklahoma City Thunder's 2014-15 Season

    The 2014-15 season has been a colossal disappointment for the Oklahoma City Thunder . There’s no way around it...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 5 months ago 4,049 reads 10 comments

  12. The Most Important Free Agent for Oklahoma City Thunder to Land This Offseason

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have multiple needs, but one free agent stands out as the clear No. 1 priority for general manager Sam Presti this summer: Enes Kanter ...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 5 months ago 7,215 reads 43 comments

  13. Ranking the Top 5 Free Agents for OKC Thunder to Pursue During 2015 Offseason

    As disappointing as this year has been for the Oklahoma City Thunder , they will still enter next season as title favorites...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 5 months ago 10,715 reads 29 comments

  14. Projecting the Oklahoma City Thunder's 2015 Free-Agency Big Board

    Free agency isn’t a commonly used tool for the Oklahoma City Thunder . Between the small market and the relative cost inefficiency of most free-agent signings, general manager ...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 5 months ago 4,176 reads 5 comments

  15. 3 Areas That the Oklahoma City Thunder Must Upgrade This Offseason

    With the trade deadline in the rearview mirror and no means to make significant upgrades to the current Oklahoma City Thunder roster, general manager Sam Presti must now shift his attention to the upcoming offseason...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 6 months ago 6,442 reads 36 comments

  16. Power Ranking Oklahoma City Thunder Players Heading into Final Month of Season

    Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti seized an opportunity to improve his club at the trade deadline. Now, he’s watched enough games to form some early judgments of the trade and of his team as a whole...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 6 months ago 5,126 reads 25 comments

  17. 7 Reasons Oklahoma City Thunder Are a Lock for 2015 NBA Playoffs

    It’s been a bumpy ride, but things are finally coming together for the Oklahoma City Thunder . All of the injuries, the growing saga of Reggie Jackson’s free agency and two major in-season trades weren’t enough to overwhelm them...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 6 months ago 9,652 reads 25 comments

  18. Oklahoma City Thunder Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for March

    Things seem to finally be falling into place for the Oklahoma City Thunder . General manager Sam Presti made major waves at the trade deadline and acquired quality depth and shooting...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 6 months ago 3,708 reads 6 comments

  19. Last-Minute Trade Deadline Ideas for the Miami Heat

    The Miami Heat are in the capable hands of team president Pat Riley, but the NBA lifer has some interesting decisions to make at the trade deadline...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 7 months ago 2,888 reads 3 comments

  20. Grading Every Oklahoma City Thunder Player Heading into 2015 NBA All-Star Break

    The Oklahoma City Thunder will gratefully use the NBA All-Star break to rest and regroup before resuming the grueling journey back to the playoffs...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 7 months ago 7,642 reads 22 comments

  21. Oklahoma City Thunder Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for February

    The pressure keeps mounting for the Oklahoma City Thunder after a disappointing January. A tough schedule didn’t do them any favors, but a .500 record for the month meant they lost ground in the battle for the West’s final playoff spot...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 7 months ago 4,789 reads 10 comments

  22. 6 Biggest Takeaways from Oklahoma City Thunder's 1st Half of the Season

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have played enough games to shed the “small sample size” label. Players have been in and out of the rotation, but we’ ve seen enough basketball to form some opinions of the team...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 7 months ago 2,759 reads 14 comments

  23. 3 Biggest Issues Oklahoma City Thunder Must Address at the 2015 Trade Deadline

    The Oklahoma City Thunder are in uncharted territory. Over the last few years, they’ ve grown accustomed to a high seed in the Western Conference and life as a title favorite...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 7 months ago 11,101 reads 23 comments

  24. Oklahoma City Thunder's 2015 Trade Deadline Shopping List

    The Oklahoma City Thunder front office has already made one sizable move, but another trade may be necessary to keep up with the Western Conference arms race...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 8 months ago 15,386 reads 27 comments

  25. 5 Things the Oklahoma City Thunder Must Achieve During 2015

    The Oklahoma City Thunder started the new year with a bang, making a significant trade to upgrade their roster. It was a clear signal that the front office felt there was room for improvement...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 8 months ago 4,535 reads 19 comments