1. How Much Is Enes Kanter Worth in Free Agency to the Oklahoma City Thunder?

    Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter has been a revelation since coming over from the Utah Jazz in February, but how much will he cost the team this summer? The ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 day ago 5,373 reads 38 comments

  2. 5 Oklahoma City Thunder Players Who Need to Step Up Heading into 2015 Playoffs

    A string of injuries has turned the Oklahoma City Thunder 's roster from a veritable "who's who" to "who's left?" As a result, a few able bodies will need to step things up in order to keep the team in the playoff mix...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 2 days ago 6,731 reads 20 comments

  3. Anthony Morrow Playing Critical Role for New-Look Oklahoma City Thunder

    The Oklahoma City Thunder signed Anthony Morrow to a three-year, $10 million deal over the summer, but you can't put a price tag on what he's meant to the team this season, especially in recent weeks...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 5 days ago 10,338 reads 26 comments

  4. Revamped Bench Gives OKC Thunder a Fighting Chance for the 2015 NBA Playoffs

    One of the Oklahoma City Thunder 's biggest strengths is a revamped second unit that is arguably the deepest in franchise history...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 9 days ago 6,014 reads 26 comments

  5. Kevin Durant Is Becoming the Biggest X-Factor in OKC Thunder's 2015 Playoff Run

    Kevin Durant is the missing piece to the Oklahoma City Thunder 's championship puzzle. His ability to return to form after the latest setback with his troublesome right foot is ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 11 days ago 18,641 reads 28 comments

  6. Enes Kanter, DJ Augustin Proving to Be Absolute Steals for Oklahoma City Thunder

    The Oklahoma City Thunder pulled off two huge steals when they acquired Enes Kanter and D.J. Augustin at the Feb. 19 NBA trade deadline...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 14 days ago 10,978 reads 71 comments

  7. Rebuilt Oklahoma City Thunder Put All the Pressure on Scott Brooks to Deliver

    As the Oklahoma City Thunder get closer to full strength, the temperature beneath the seat of head coach Scott Brooks will continue to rise...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 16 days ago 10,096 reads 40 comments

  8. Kevin Durant's Injury Proving to Be Blessing in Disguise for Russell Westbrook

    The absence of Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant has worked to Russell Westbrook 's benefit. Westbrook has been playing some of the best basketball of his career while the reigning MVP is sidelined with foot troubles...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 18 days ago 23,364 reads 109 comments

  9. Serge Ibaka Building Dark-Horse Case for 2015 Defensive Player of the Year

    Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka is emerging as a sneaky contender for the 2014-15 Defensive Player of the Year...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 21 days ago 9,928 reads 53 comments

  10. The Case for Steven Adams to Start over Enes Kanter for OKC Thunder

    For the first time in franchise history, the Oklahoma City Thunder have a controversy over who should be the team's starting center. In one corner, you have Steven Adams, a bruising 21-year-old post defender from New Zealand...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 23 days ago 13,178 reads 68 comments

  11. Why Oklahoma City Thunder Should Be Feared As Legitimate 2015 Title Contenders

    Despite a 33-27 record and their current placement as the eighth seed in the West, the Oklahoma City Thunder are legitimate NBA title contenders this season...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 24 days ago 9,100 reads 71 comments

  12. Best-Case, Worst-Case Scenarios for Oklahoma City Thunder's 2015 Playoff Push

    Now that they are among the top eight teams in the West, the Oklahoma City Thunder must weigh the best- and worst-case scenarios the rest of the season...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 25 days ago 10,005 reads 10 comments

  13. Russell Westbrook's 2015 MVP Case Growing Louder by the Day

    The stellar play of Russell Westbrook has helped catapult the Oklahoma City Thunder out of an early-season hole and into the Western Conference's eighth seed...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 30 days ago 19,064 reads 30 comments

  14. Enes Kanter Gives Oklahoma City Thunder Exactly What They Need

    In newly acquired center Enes Kanter , the Oklahoma City Thunder finally have the interior offensive force they've lacked for years...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 31,863 reads 126 comments

  15. Oklahoma City Thunder: Report Card for 2015 Trade-Deadline Performance

    The NBA trade deadline has passed, and the Oklahoma City Thunder have stolen the show. The team managed to check every box on its midseason wish list just before the clock struck 3 p...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 12,851 reads 1 comments

  16. Arron Afflalo Trade Is Missing Piece to Oklahoma City Thunder Playoff Push

    As the Feb. 19 NBA trade deadline nears, the Oklahoma City Thunder should focus their attention on acquiring Denver Nuggets shooting guard Arron Afflalo ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 13,865 reads 63 comments

  17. Mitch McGary Emerging at Exactly the Right Time for Oklahoma City Thunder

    The Oklahoma City Thunder needed an extra boost in their quest to nab a playoff spot, and they may have found it in emerging forward Mitch McGary ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 11,188 reads 17 comments

  18. Oklahoma City Thunder Must Deal Reggie Jackson Before 2015 NBA Trade Deadline

    The Oklahoma City Thunder should use the Feb. 19 trade deadline to move on from point guard and former sixth man Reggie Jackson . The 24-year-old Jackson is the Thunder's best trade chip...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 11,208 reads 22 comments

  19. Kendrick Perkins Trade Would Be Wrong Move to Revamp Oklahoma City Thunder

    The Oklahoma City Thunder would be wise to hang on to veteran center Kendrick Perkins past the Feb. 19 trade deadline. The temptation to move Perkins is understandable...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 13,493 reads 37 comments

  20. Why Nick Collison's Contract Extension Makes Sense for Oklahoma City Thunder

    The Oklahoma City Thunder made the right move in giving a two-year extension to power forward Nick Collison . His value to the team and the other players on the roster goes beyond anything that can be found in a box score...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 3,171 reads 9 comments

  21. 5 Keys Oklahoma City Thunder Must Unlock to Make 2015 NBA Playoffs

    As the All-Star break nears, the Oklahoma City Thunder find themselves on the outside looking in at the Western Conference playoff picture...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 7,372 reads 32 comments

  22. Dion Waiters Trade Creating More Confusion for Struggling OKC Thunder

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have to wonder whether the acquisition of Dion Waiters was worth all of the confusion it has caused in the first few weeks. In exchange for Waiters' scoring punch, the team's rotations have lacked consistency...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 31,084 reads 91 comments

  23. Breaking Down How Reggie Jackson Can Get Back on Track for Oklahoma City Thunder

    If the Oklahoma City Thunder are going to make the playoffs this season, they will need Reggie Jackson to return to being a vital part of the second unit...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 4,107 reads 10 comments

  24. Serge Ibaka's 3-Point Shooting Is His Latest Evolution into Two-Way NBA Star

    Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka entered the NBA in 2008 as a raw athlete and shot-blocker. Nearly seven years later, his development as a three-point shooter has transformed him into one of the game's best two-way big men...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 11,357 reads 10 comments

  25. Oklahoma City Thunder: 5 Potential Trade Targets to Boost Depth at Small Forward

    It is important the Oklahoma City Thunder add depth at small forward before the Feb. 19 trade deadline. The health of superstar Kevin Durant is critical to the Thunder's playoff ...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 1 month ago 10,276 reads 40 comments