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Welcome to Loud City Jan 17, 2021
Early Returns: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is a point guard

Early Returns: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is a point guard

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Shai has been excellent in the first twelve games of the season Before the season started, there was a lot of debate about Shai’s natural position. Gilgeous-Alexander played incredibly well at the shooting guard spot last season; he averaged a career high in points on good efficiency. In many ways, SGA was the perfect complement to Chris Paul in the back-court. Paul managed the game and focused on setting up teammates while Gilgeous-Alexander used his off-beat footwork to get downhill for looks at the rim. There was a good...
Welcome to Loud City Jan 16, 2021
Thunder rally for 127-125 overtime win over Bulls

Thunder rally for 127-125 overtime win over Bulls

Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports Resilient effort spurs Oklahoma City to first home win of 2020-21 season Luguentz Dort went full Superman after a loose ball dribbled off the foot of Bulls guard Zach Lavine Friday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. It was one of many hustle plays the Thunder forward made during a second-half run that slowly helped turn a 18-point deficit into a 127-125 overtime win. He finished with 21 points as well as a game-high six steals while running mate Shai Gilgeous-Alexander poured in 33 points with 10 assists, helping spearhead the team’s...
Welcome to Loud City Jan 13, 2021
Hill: NBA’s new COVID protocols ‘don’t make sense’

Hill: NBA’s new COVID protocols ‘don’t make sense’

Photo by Zach Beeker/NBAE via After the game on Tuesday, Oklahoma City Thunder’s George Hill, Hamidou Diallo, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander were each asked postgame on their thoughts on the new COVID-19 protocols that the NBA laid out Tuesday afternoon where the rules essentially became stricter. Each player gave different answers in a situation where there is no correct one. Hill would answer the question by being highly critical of the league’s logistics of tightening the rules in some areas but not acknowledging the fact that these players are sweating and playing...
Welcome to Loud City Jan 12, 2021
Thunder vs. Spurs: Start time, TV schedule, game preview

Thunder vs. Spurs: Start time, TV schedule, game preview

Photo by Sarah Stier/ Tuesday’s game between the Oklahoma City Thunder (5-4) and the San Antonio Spurs (5-5) tips off at 6 p.m. CT and will air on Fox Sports Oklahoma. Here are some things you should know before the game: The Thunder are on a 3-game winning streak and have won four out of their last five as they come off a 129-116 win over the Brooklyn Nets. In other words, OKC is 5-1 on the road this season. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was dynamite Sunday as he led the team with 31 points and seven assists. Hamidou Diallo came off the bench and added 25 points in the...
Thunderous Intentions Jan 11, 2021

OKC Thunder: Player grades highlight smothering defense in victory vs. Nets

  The OKC Thunder displayed suffocating defense in a blowout win against the Brooklyn Nets. Player grades provide insight to the road victory. The OKC Thunder played another outstanding game Sunday night as the Brooklyn Nets did not have a viable answer for the scrappy OKC squad. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander looked like a man possessed, scoring […] OKC Thunder: Player grades highlight smothering defense in victory vs. Nets - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Jan 10, 2021
Thunder’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s reaction to playing Kevin Durant proves his star turn

Thunder’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s reaction to playing Kevin Durant proves his star turn

The Oklahoma City Thunder scored a huge win on Sunday night, defeating the Brooklyn Nets in the Barclays Center, 129-116. Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had himself another tremendous outing, as he went toe to toe against one of the best players in the league right now in Kevin Durant. After the game, SGA admitted that […] The post Thunder’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s reaction to playing Kevin Durant proves his star turn appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Welcome to Loud City Jan 10, 2021
SGA, Diallo shine in impressive 129-116 win over Brooklyn

SGA, Diallo shine in impressive 129-116 win over Brooklyn

Photo by Sarah Stier/ In a game that featured the greatest scorer of this generation, a 22-year-old Shai Gilgeous-Alexander would be the one who grabbed the headlines as he went on to score 31 points with 7 assists, and 6 rebounds as the Oklahoma City Thunder go on to defeat the Brooklyn Nets 129-116. Coming off the heels of scoring 25 points, 7 assists, and 10 rebounds, Shai followed up that performance with an equally fantastic game against the other team in New York. After whispers of Shai being a bit too passive, Shai has had back to back great scoring performances...
ClutchPoints Jan 10, 2021
Thunder’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander catches Kevin Durant with nifty move for the bucket vs. Nets

Thunder’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander catches Kevin Durant with nifty move for the bucket vs. Nets

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the Oklahoma City Thunder are on a mission to prove their worthiness in the Western Conference at the start of the season. While they haven’t gotten off to the best of starts, the Thunder will continue to try and turn things around against the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. Gilgeous-Alexander figured the best […] The post Thunder’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander catches Kevin Durant with nifty move for the bucket vs. Nets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Welcome to Loud City Jan 6, 2021
Thunder escape New Orleans with 111-110 win

Thunder escape New Orleans with 111-110 win

Photo by Chris Graythen/ In what was probably their best game of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder stole a road game against a very good Pelicans team to escape New Orleans by the skin of their teeth by winning 111-110. This was probably the most balanced offensive game for the entire team this season, where everybody who touched the floor contributed to this impressive win. Let’s start with the starters. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was fantastic tonight as he finished with 21 points, nine assists, and five steals. The last time these two teams met, Shai had his...
Thunderous Intentions Jan 3, 2021

OKC Thunder triumph as Bazely shines against Magic-player grades

  The OKC Thunder displayed great pace and ball movement as they beat the Orlando Magic on Saturday night. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander helped facilitate massive road win. The OKC Thunder were able to use set pieces to ignite the offense as they took down the Orlando Magic in the first game of the New Year.  Darius Bazely […] OKC Thunder triumph as Bazely shines against Magic-player grades - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Thunderous Intentions Dec 28, 2020

OKC Thunder: Gilgeous-Alexander’s biggest challenge as the new team leader

  Will Shai Gilgeous-Alexander prove to be an efficient leader for the OKC Thunder or a just high-volume scorer? With the OKC Thunder turning the page on playoff contention and voiding the roster of established veterans this offseason, the organization sent a clear message to Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. He is going to get as many touches […] OKC Thunder: Gilgeous-Alexander’s biggest challenge as the new team leader - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Welcome to Loud City Dec 27, 2020
OKC won in Charlotte despite late game execution issues

OKC won in Charlotte despite late game execution issues

Photo by Jared C. Tilton/ The Thunder struggled late on in last night’s game The Thunder’s game against the Hornets was hugely entertaining to watch and it looked like the Thunder would cruise to a victory as the fourth quarter wound down. Oklahoma City were up by thirteen points with just two minutes left on the clock; the game appeared to be in hand. The Thunder eventually won but the final score was much closer than it needed to be. OKC escaped Charlotte with a 109-107 win; Shai Gilgeous-Alexander knocked down a long two in the last ten seconds of the game to...
Welcome to Loud City Dec 26, 2020
Thunder escapes Hornets ‘hive’ in 109-107 win

Thunder escapes Hornets ‘hive’ in 109-107 win

Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports The Oklahoma City Thunder escaped with their first win of the 2020-21 season in a close game against the Charlotte Hornets by winning 109-107. The last couple of minutes will smear the lasting image of this game, but the team’s overall performance was satisfactory. The starters and Mike Muscala were all great tonight. The rest of the bench struggled as the Thunder’s lack of depth and experience showed. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was the team’s best player tonight, scoring 24 points with seven rebounds and nine assists. A significant...
ClutchPoints Dec 26, 2020
Thunder star Shai Gilgeous-Alexander speaks out on his ice-cold game-winner vs. Hornets

Thunder star Shai Gilgeous-Alexander speaks out on his ice-cold game-winner vs. Hornets

The Oklahoma City Thunder officially handed the keys to the franchise to Shai Gilgeous-Alexander after the team overhauled its roster this past offseason. In his first game as the undisputed no. 1 option, SGA showed just why he is capable of becoming the face of the team. With their game against the Charlotte Hornets tied […] The post Thunder star Shai Gilgeous-Alexander speaks out on his ice-cold game-winner vs. Hornets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Dec 26, 2020
NBA Twitter goes nuts over Shai Gilgeous-Alexander dagger vs. Hornets

NBA Twitter goes nuts over Shai Gilgeous-Alexander dagger vs. Hornets

The Oklahoma City Thunder are somehow winning games even in 2021 despite trading most of their assets for draft picks. How? Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is how. SGA nailed an awesome game-winner against the Charlotte Hornets: SHAI FOR THE WIN pic.twitter.com/VIOMK6hVWz — ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) December 27, 2020 Gilgeous-Alexander is coming off a career year last season with […] The post NBA Twitter goes nuts over Shai Gilgeous-Alexander dagger vs. Hornets appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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  • George Hill

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  • Al Horford

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  • Theo Maledon

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  • Darius Bazley

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  • Aleksej Pokusevski

    The OKC Thunder are seeing Aleksej Pokusevski’s true potential

  • Hamidou Diallo

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  • Isaiah Roby

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  • Luguentz Dort

    Early Returns: Luguentz Dort is starting to look like one of the premier 3&D wings in the NBA