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Northwest Notes: George, Nurkic, Nuggets, Wolves

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on OKC Thunder Hoops Rumors Paul George loves the excitement in Oklahoma City, especially with the reigning Most Valuable Player, Russell Westbrook, and 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony on the same team. Chris Mannix of The Vertical writes that George is optimistic and has found a […]

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Thunder Notes: Westbrook, Christon, Grant

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on OKC Thunder Hoops Rumors Russell Westbrook, who finds himself playing alongside two perennial All-Stars after GM Sam Presti made a pair of offseason trades, doesn’t believe chemistry will be an issue, as Erik Horne of The Oklahoman relays. “I think one thing [that’s] key […]

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Five Looming Team Option Decisions To Watch

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on OKC Thunder Hoops Rumors NBA rookie contracts for first round picks feature a pair of team options in years three and four, and – unlike standard team options – the deadline for those decisions doesn’t fall on June 30. If a team wants to […]

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Felton To Anchor Second Unit; Will OKC Carry 15 Players?

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on OKC Thunder Hoops Rumors Given the Thunder‘s struggles last season when Russell Westbrook wasn’t on the court, the impact of Oklahoma City’s Raymond Felton signing shouldn’t be overlooked, writes Erik Horne of The Oklahoman. As Horne notes, the Thunder are expected to stagger Westbrook, […]

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NBA GMs High On Thunder, Paul George

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on OKC Thunder Hoops Rumors NBA general managers loved the Thunder‘s acquisition of Paul George. George received 59% of the vote for which offseason addition would make the biggest impact, easily beating out Jimmy Butler (17%), Chris Paul (10%), and Kyrie Irving (7%). Additionally, Oklahoma […]

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Thunder Notes: George, Westbrook, Injuries

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on OKC Thunder Hoops Rumors While Russell Westbrook‘s new extension with the Thunder certainly doesn’t guarantee that new teammate Paul George will also choose to stick around beyond this season, the All-Star forward intends to give Oklahoma City an audience next summer, a source tells […]

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