1. Serge Ibaka Proving to Be Complementary Piece to Oklahoma City Thunder Future

    As it turns out, Serge Ibaka isn't suited to be the Oklahoma City Thunder 's primary weapon. With Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook out, the Thunder needed Ibaka to take charge and keep the team afloat...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 13 hours ago 1,523 reads 5 comments

  2. Oklahoma City Thunder's Most Surprising Players of the Early Season

    The Oklahoma City Thunder haven't had much to be happy about this season. Injuries have decimated the roster, including the team's top two players in Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 5 days ago 5,375 reads 10 comments

  3. Anthony Morrow's Emergence a Bright Spot for Oklahoma City Thunder

    The return of shooting guard Anthony Morrow has been one of the few highlights in what has been a rough year for the Oklahoma City Thunder . Morrow sprained his MCL in October and missed the first five games of the season...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 7 days ago 1,296 reads 0 comments

  4. Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries Redefining Scott Brooks' Reputation as Head Coach

    Injuries have changed the Oklahoma City Thunder as a team. They have also changed Scott Brooks as a head coach. The Thunder's 3-6 record doesn't tell the whole story of this season...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 12 days ago 7,025 reads 10 comments

  5. It's Up to the Oklahoma City Thunder to Keep Kevin Durant in Free Agency

    If Kevin Durant leaves in 2016, the Oklahoma City Thunder will have nobody to blame but themselves. Fortunately, the Thunder have a season and a half to prove to the reigning MVP that it's in his best interest to stick around...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 13 days ago 6,902 reads 35 comments

  6. Why Oklahoma City Thunder Should Consider Trading Reggie Jackson

    The Oklahoma City Thunder should trade guard Reggie Jackson . Granted, now may not be the time. With injuries leaving the team low on able bodies, it wouldn't be wise to move one of its best healthy players...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 14 days ago 18,987 reads 59 comments

  7. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Each Injured Oklahoma City Thunder Player

    No team in the NBA has been hit harder by injuries than the Oklahoma City Thunder . Just a few weeks into the season, the Thunder's roster has become thinner than a vegetable sandwich...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 19 days ago 6,244 reads 3 comments

  8. 5 Troubling Signs from Oklahoma City Thunder's Early 2014-15 Season

    The first week of the Oklahoma City Thunder 's season is in the books, and some aspects of those games were a bit unsettling. The team has started off 1-4...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 21 days ago 2,546 reads 4 comments

  9. Despite Mounting Injuries, OKC Thunder Still a Firm Championship Contender

    The Oklahoma City Thunder are still an NBA championship contender. Yes, injuries have left the roster with only eight healthy players. Yes, Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant , the team's two best players, are among the walking wounded...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 23 days ago 11,797 reads 26 comments

  10. How Perry Jones III Can Make Presence Felt with Banged-Up Oklahoma City Thunder

    The time has finally come for Oklahoma City Thunder forward Perry Jones III to show the world what he can do...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 26 days ago 5,143 reads 13 comments

  11. Grading Oklahoma City Thunder's Final 15-Man Roster

    It's difficult to truly grade this Oklahoma City Thunder team. On paper, they are a championship contender. In reality, they are a battered bunch in danger of another disappointing season...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 29 days ago 6,411 reads 13 comments

  12. Why Serge Ibaka Will Make His First All-Star Appearance This Season

    Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka will finally be an NBA All-Star this season. An All-Star appearance has eluded Ibaka during his five years in the league...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 2,747 reads 10 comments

  13. Oklahoma City Thunder's Biggest Red Flags Entering This Season

    The NBA preseason could have been worse for the Oklahoma City Thunder , but not much worse. Exhibition play exposed a number of red flags that could hinder the team's potential...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 5,985 reads 17 comments

  14. Why Steven Adams Will Become a Top-10 NBA Center This Season

    Oklahoma City Thunder big man Steven Adams will emerge as one of the 10 best centers in basketball this season. Adams has been the star of the Thunder's preseason so far. Through six games, the 21-year-old is averaging 13...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 11,119 reads 29 comments

  15. Why Jeremy Lamb Is Entering Make-or-Break Season with Oklahoma City Thunder

    The 2014-15 NBA season will be the most important of Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard Jeremy Lamb 's career. This has to be the year that he puts all of his vast talents together and becomes one of the team's key contributors...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 8,924 reads 11 comments

  16. Winners, Losers from Week 2 of Oklahoma City Thunder's NBA Preseason

    After two weeks of NBA preseason action, the Oklahoma City Thunder have had their share of ups and downs. Injuries have become a recurring theme in the early part of the team's 2014-15 campaign...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 2,045 reads 4 comments

  17. What Each Oklahoma City Thunder Youngster Must Prove This Season

    One of the keys to success for the Oklahoma City Thunder this season will be the development of their young players. The team lost much of its veteran presence in the locker room with the departures of Caron Butler, Thabo Sefolosha and Derek Fisher.

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 6,950 reads 16 comments

  18. Will Serge Ibaka or Reggie Jackson Be OKC Thunder's 3rd Wheel This Season?

    Who will be the Oklahoma City Thunder 's third option this season: power forward Serge Ibaka or guard Reggie Jackson ? The Thunder already have one of the best one-two punches ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 9,544 reads 36 comments

  19. Has Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard Now Become Underrated?

    Is it possible that Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is now underrated? It's a hard concept to grasp, especially since Howard is only a year removed from being the top free agent on the market...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 29,577 reads 149 comments

  20. 3 Signs of Growth Oklahoma City Thunder Must Display This Season

    The Oklahoma City Thunder still have plenty of room to grow. That's a scary thought, especially considering how well the team has played for the past five years...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 1,783 reads 7 comments

  21. How Kendrick Perkins Helps, Not Hurts, Oklahoma City Thunder's Title Hunt

    If used the right way, diminished center Kendrick Perkins can still aid the Oklahoma City Thunder in their quest for an NBA Championship. There are certainly plenty of reasons for the team to move on from their incumbent big man...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 5,501 reads 19 comments

  22. 5 Bold Predictions for Oklahoma City Thunder in 2014-15 Season

    What do we know for sure about the 2014-15 Oklahoma City Thunder ? We know that they'll be very good. The Thunder have won at least 70 percent of their games for the past three seasons...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 12,283 reads 64 comments

  23. Can Russell Westbrook Become NBA's Best Point Guard in 2014-15?

    Is this the year the Oklahoma City Thunder 's Russell Westbrook emerges as the NBA 's best point guard? According to Thunder head coach Scott Brooks, Westbrook is already there, per ESPN's Royce Young ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 5,133 reads 91 comments

  24. 5 Teams Oklahoma City Thunder Should Be Calling About a Kendrick Perkins Trade

    Somewhere in the NBA , there is a team that is interested in trading for Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins . Perkins has been the Thunder's main man in the middle since coming over in a trade from the Boston Celtics in February 2011.

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 12,236 reads 48 comments

  25. Where Does OKC Thunder Turn If Scott Brooks Can't Get Job Done This Season?

    If the Oklahoma City Thunder decide that head coach Scott Brooks isn't the man who can lead them to a championship, who should they look to replace him with? Since taking over ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 2 months ago 4,603 reads 31 comments