Anthony Slater Victor Oladipo was on a plane when Thursday’s news broke, a trade sending him from Orlando to Oklahoma City as the key piece in the Serge Ibaka trade. Text messages most assuredly flooded his phone, backlogging while he was in the air and then blasting through upon landing.
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One of the big questions in the wake of the Oklahoma City Thunder trading Serge Ibaka to Orlando was how Kevin Durant would react. It turns out that Durant is reportedly accepting of the trade. According to Zach Lowe of ESPN, Durant is understood to be “fine” with the deal, and the trade seems unlikely to impact his free agency decision. There was some concern that trading...
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OKLAHOMA CITY, June 23, 2016 – The Oklahoma City Thunder has acquired the draft rights to guard/forward
OKLAHOMA CITY, June 23, 2016 – The Oklahoma City Thunder has acquired guard Victor Oladipo, forward Ers
Oklahoma City’s decision to trade Serge Ibaka on draft day was a shocker, but the surprising move is starting to make some sense. The Thunder traded Ibaka, who has been with the team since 2008, to the Orlando Magic for Victor Oladipo, Domantas Sabonis and Ersan Ilyasova. Though bringing in Oladipo, Sabonis and Ilyasova may be good for the team long-term, it’s a risky move...
With Serge Ibaka heading to the Orlando Magic, the Oklahoma City Thunder acquire Domantas Sabonis. How does he fit with the Thunder? The Player: Domantas Sabonis destroys those who try to defend him. The big man out of Gonzaga brings all of those things to the table, and more. He can rebound, score out to 18 feet (and possibly further), and absolutely attacks players trying to guard...
Former Indiana All-American Victor Oladipo was traded from the Orlando Magic to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday as a part of an NBA draft night deal. The trade, as reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, sends Oladipo, Ersan ... The post Victor Oladipo traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting and Analysis.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are reportedly shopping big man Serge Ibaka. ESPN’s Marc J. Spears reported Thursday that the Thunder have made Ibaka available in trade discussions. The Thunder is shopping big man Serge Ibaka on this draft day, a source said. https://t.co/obBwkWDf6F — Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) June 23, 2016 Ibaka has one year left on his contract and...
After conferring with his immediate family, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has withdrawn from playing in the 2016 Rio Olympics. “After speaking with my family, I have decided to not participate in this year’s Olympics,” Westbrook said in a statement, via Marc J. Spears of ESPN. “This was not an easy decision, as representing my country at the World Championships...
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