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Articles tagged: Oklahoma City Thunder

Thunder reportedly hire Billy Donovan

The Oklahoma City Thunder are reportedly set to announce the hiring of Billy Donovan as their next head coach. News 9 in Oklahoma reports that a deal has been finalized and should be made public in the very near future. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Donovan signed a five-year contract with the team….Read More

Report: Kevin Durant on board with potential Billy Donovan hiring

The Oklahoma City Thunder appear close to hiring Florida coach Billy Donovan, which seems just fine with their biggest superstar. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports that the Thunder are preparing an offer for Donovan and that Donovan is “enthusiastic” about the job. Woj also noted that Kevin Durant has reached out to at least…Read More

Report: Billy Donovan, Thunder begin formal discussions

Billy Donovan is widely believed to be the Oklahoma City Thunder’s top choice for their head coaching vacancy, and the two sides appear to be working toward a deal. According to Marc Stein of ESPN.com, the Thunder began formal discussions with Donovan about the job this week. Thunder general manager Sam Presti and Donovan have…Read More

Report: Kevin Ollie removes name from consideration for Thunder job

Kevin Ollie released a statement on Wednesday saying he has no intention of leaving UConn, and he was apparently telling the truth. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports that Ollie has removed his name from consideration for the Oklahoma City Thunder job. There was — and still could be — some speculation that Ollie’s statement…Read More

Scott Brooks fired by Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly fired head coach Scott Brooks. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports that Thunder general manager Sam Presti met Brooks near his California home on Wednesday to inform him of the decision. Wojnarowski added that Florida coach Billy Donovan is expected to become a “serious candidate” to replace Brooks. Brooks…Read More

Kevin Ollie ‘seriously considered’ for Thunder job

The Oklahoma City Thunder have not yet decided to part ways with Scott Brooks, but there are still plenty of indications they may plan to do so. Last week Yahoo reported that the Thunder would be evaluating Brooks, who amid several key injuries missed the playoffs for the first time as OKC’s head coach. The…Read More

Shawn Kemp hosted Seattle party celebrating Thunder missing playoffs

The Oklahoma City Thunder moved to their new home from Seattle seven years ago, and the transition appears to have gone smoothly. The team sells out most of its home games and made the playoffs for five straight years before this season. But, make no mistake, former fans of the Sonics are still not over…Read More

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