12:08 PM EDT, Sat September 19, 2020
Thunderous Intentions 2 hours ago

Should the OKC Thunder pick up Abdel Nader’s team option?

With the OKC Thunder potentially going into rebuild mode, should they pick up Abdel Nader’s team option? The OKC Thunder had a season that no one saw coming. It took a full team effort with almost every player on the roster starting due to injuries throughout the year. Abdel Nader had a roller coaster year […] Should the OKC Thunder pick up Abdel Nader’s team option? - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Thunderous Intentions 5 hours ago

OKC Thunder: Nerlens Noel 2019-20 season and contract grade

Nerlens Noel signed another one-year deal with the OKC Thunder in the offseason. Let’s have a look at how his season went. Nerlens Noel signed another single-season contract with the OKC Thunder last offseason. There was a moment during that time where his signature could have gone elsewhere but fortunately, the two parties came to […] OKC Thunder: Nerlens Noel 2019-20 season and contract grade - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Thunderous Intentions Sep 17, 2020

OKC Thunder: NBA Draft pushed back to November 18th

The revised date for the NBA Draft is Wednesday, November 18th when the OKC Thunder will select two prospects. By virtue of a strong 2019-20 campaign the OKC Thunder lost their own first-round draft pick to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Thunder will still select a prospect in the initial round thanks to the Jerami Grant […] OKC Thunder: NBA Draft pushed back to November 18th - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Welcome to Loud City Sep 17, 2020
Similarities, differences between collapses of Clippers, 2015 Thunder

Similarities, differences between collapses of Clippers, 2015 Thunder

Highlighting the similarities and differences of the collapses of these two teams. Earlier this week, the Denver Nuggets completed a 3-1 deficit to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 7. This was the second consecutive series in which the Nuggets needed a comeback to advance in the playoffs. In their first-round matchup, they completed the 3-1 comeback against Utah Jazz. However, the magnitude of this comeback is drastically different. The Clippers were the favorites to win this year’s NBA Finals. Despite having championship expectations, the Clippers fell short by choking the series...
Thunderous Intentions Sep 17, 2020

OKC Thunder: Chris Paul receives All-NBA team honors for 9th time in career

OKC Thunder guard Chris Paul earned his ninth All-NBA team as part of the second team. The NBA continues to announce individual awards and team honors in the Orlando bubble. This week the All-Rookie and All-NBA teams were announced with OKC Thunder guard Chris Paul earning a nod on the second team. Most of the […] OKC Thunder: Chris Paul receives All-NBA team honors for 9th time in career - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Welcome to Loud City Sep 16, 2020
Chris Paul makes All-NBA 2nd Team

Chris Paul makes All-NBA 2nd Team

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via The NBA announced their All-NBA Teams and the Thunder Guard made the 2nd Team The NBA announced their All-NBA Teams today, and Thunder Guard Chris Paul made it onto the league’s All-NBA Second Team as one of the two guards. This is Paul’s first All-NBA nod since the 2015-16 season. This is not surprising news as Paul, and the Thunder have been media darlings all season long for overachieving. While Paul’s traditional stats are not eye-popping (17.6 PPG & 6.7 APG), his advanced metrics, leadership, and clutch play this season helped reshape his...
Thunderous Intentions Sep 15, 2020

OKC Thunder: Dennis Schroder turns 27 marking a year chock full of accomplishments

OKC Thunder sixth man Dennis Schroder celebrates 27th birthday in a year full of benchmarks. It’s been a busy and productive year for OKC Thunder point guard Dennis Schroder. While the team is still assessing this past 2019-20 campaign it’s hard to define it as anything other than a success. Sure it was another first-round […] OKC Thunder: Dennis Schroder turns 27 marking a year chock full of accomplishments - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Thunderous Intentions Sep 15, 2020

OKC Thunder: Humble Schroder sends accolades to 6th Man Harrell

OKC Thunder guard Dennis Schroder demonstrated class and humility in sending Montrezl Harrell a heartfelt congratulations for his Sixth Man win. While the OKC Thunder has been off the court for seems like an eternity the players and team is still top of mind. Awards are still being announced with the NBA expected to release […] OKC Thunder: Humble Schroder sends accolades to 6th Man Harrell - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Thunderous Intentions Sep 15, 2020

Why the OKC Thunder should unlock Steven Adams other talents

OKC Thunder Center Steven Adams is a key figure for his team but a change in his style of game could help the team go further. I believe that OKC Thunder big man Steven Adams isn’t only an ‘old school center.’ Adams has always been referred to as an ‘old school center.’ He’s got the […] Why the OKC Thunder should unlock Steven Adams other talents - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Welcome to Loud City Sep 13, 2020
Western Conference: Rockets’ Mike D’Antoni latest coach not returning to team after elimination

Western Conference: Rockets’ Mike D’Antoni latest coach not returning to team after elimination

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ Billy Donovan and D’Antoni have both decided to look for jobs elsewhere. First, it was Oklahoma City Thunder’s, Billy Donovan. Now, Houston Rockets’ Mike D’Antoni has decided to part ways with his team after being eliminated from the NBA playoffs. On Sunday, D’Antoni informed Rockets ownership that he was not returning to the team next season, ESPN’s breaking news guru Adrian Wojnarowski reported. ESPN Sources: Houston coach Mike D’Antoni is informing the franchise’s ownership today that he’s becoming a free agent and won’t return to the...
Welcome to Loud City Sep 13, 2020
SB Nation Reacts: NBA fans show love for Luka, Murray, Celtics from first round of playoffs

SB Nation Reacts: NBA fans show love for Luka, Murray, Celtics from first round of playoffs

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NBA. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged in Thunder fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts. The NBA playoffs may only be in the second round, but there have already been a list of amazing moments. Ironically, according to fans, some of the best moments actually came from players no longer in the bubble. According to SB Nation’s Reacts survey, two of the three biggest stars of the first round games was sent home. Only Denver’s Jamal Murray survived and...
Welcome to Loud City Sep 12, 2020
Trade Partners for Chris Paul

Trade Partners for Chris Paul

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via It is highly likely that Chris Paul will be traded in the coming offseason Oklahoma City’s season ended against the Houston Rockets in dramatic fashion. Lu Dort’s shot was blocked by James Harden and the Thunder tumbled out of the playoffs. It was an impressive run and a lot of the Thunder’s success came from Chris. The series would never have made it to seven games if Paul was not leading from the front. Chris knocked down clutch shot after clutch shot. Paul’s shot making has been much discussed all year long. There have been very few...
Thunderous Intentions Sep 9, 2020

OKC Thunder formalize end of Billy Donovan reign

The OKC Thunder and head coach Billy Donovan have mutually agreed to part ways. Late Tuesday evening the OKC Thunder announced they would not re-sign head coach, Billy Donovan. Executive vice president and general manager, Sam Presti and Donovan met in his office to download on the miracle season of 2019-20. The decision to part […] OKC Thunder formalize end of Billy Donovan reign - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Welcome to Loud City Sep 8, 2020
Billy Donovan, Thunder mutually part ways

Billy Donovan, Thunder mutually part ways

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/ This was Billy Donovan’s last season as the head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder. In a statement, the team announced that Donovan and the Thunder have mutually parted ways. Donovan’s contract expired when OKC lost to the Houston Rockets in Game 7 of the NBA playoffs. By the looks of it, it looks like both sides did not want to pursue an extension, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported. ESPN Sources: Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan won’t be returning to the Thunder next season. Donovan’s contract expired at season’s end and the sides have decided...
Welcome to Loud City Sep 8, 2020
The Future of the Thunder

The Future of the Thunder

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/ Oklahoma City lost against Houston last night but there are encouraging signs for the future Last week, Oklahoma City were eliminated from the playoffs. The Thunder lost in Game 7 in heartbreaking fashion. For the first time in a long while, Oklahoma City did not execute all that well in the clutch. The Rockets were able to grind out the victory due to their pressing, intense defense. It was disappointing to watch the Thunder lose Game 7. Oklahoma City had more than enough to beat Houston but a few key issues hurt the Thunder. Oklahoma City gave up the ball too...

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