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Thunder Notes: George, Westbrook, Injuries

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 TNT’s David Aldridge. According to Aldridge’s source, George has been impressed by the Thunder’s culture […]

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Former Magic GM Rob Hennigan Rejoins Thunder

OCTOBER 2: The Thunder have officially announced Hennigan’s new role with the team, confirming in a press release that he has been re-hired as OKC’s vice president of insight and foresight. “I couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Rob back to the Thunder,” Presti said in a statement. “He was here in the earliest stages of […]

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Westbrook’s Decision Has Positive Impact On George

Russell Westbrook‘s decision to sign an extension with the Thunder is making it easier for Paul George to decide whether to stay put when he becomes a free agent next summer, as he told ESPN’s Royce Young and other media members (Twitter link). George is impressed by the commitment between the reigning Most Valuable Player and […]

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Thunder Sign Russell Westbrook To Extension

2:50pm: Westbrook’s five-year extension is now official, with the Thunder formally issuing a press release to announce the new deal. “I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, there is no place I would rather be than Oklahoma City,” Westbrook said in a statement, calling Thunder fans “the best in the world.” Meanwhile, Sam […]

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