Come on, Sam Presti. You're not fooling anyone. After pulling the trigger on the Paul George trade, the general manager of the Oklahoma City Thunder can't be the biggest loser of free agency, especially with the unprecedented haul of picks ...
Jul 8, 2019
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - Sam Presti has evolved with the times.Oklahoma City's general manager is perhaps best known for drafting Kevin Durant, James Harden and Russell Westbrook. Over the years, instead of adding big-name free agents and making blockbuster trades, he ...
Sep 27, 2017
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - Paul George never expected to end up in Oklahoma City.The Thunder and their fans are already making the pitch to keep him for a while.A day after hundreds of fans greeted George at the airport, the Thunder pulled ...
Jul 13, 2017
NBA
MIAMI - Draft night belonged to Ben Simmons.The summer now belongs to Kevin Durant.With Simmons going No. 1 in the draft to Philadelphia and Brandon Ingram following one pick later to the Los Angeles Lakers, the most predictable part of the ...
Jun 24, 2016
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - Thunder general manager Sam Presti is banking on something rare to keep his team among the NBA's elite.Oklahoma City boasts a core of stars - reigning MVP Kevin Durant, electric point guard Russell Westbrook and defensive dynamo Serge ...
Sep 26, 2014
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant's emotional MVP speech made an impression on Mitch McGary and Josh Huestis long before the NBA draft.During the now-famous address, Durant mentioned specific details he appreciated about each of his teammates - even the ones ...
Jun 28, 2014
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook isn't quite ready to go full speed after last season's knee injury that left him on the bench for Oklahoma City's second-round exit from the playoffs.The point guard, however, isn&# ...
Sep 28, 2013
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - The first big dose of small-market reality has hit the Oklahoma City Thunder.Before the Thunder even played their first real game following a trip to the NBA Finals, the franchise parted ways with Sixth Man of the Year ...
Oct 29, 2012
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