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January 10, 2021

Hamidou Diallo is Leveling Up

Wynn McDonald 10:00pm January 10, 2021 1/10/21 Comments Disabled

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Not all paths to NBA success are the same—even when they begin at a talent-producing megaprogram like Kentucky. For every high school hotshot like John Wall and Devin Booker, there is a Mychal Mulder or Wenyen Gabriel who have had to scrap and grind their way through the G-League to earn a livelihood in the…

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December 27, 2020

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander will be back with the OKC Thunder for the 2021-22 season

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm December 27, 2020 12/27/20

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Oklahoma City is bringing back their centerpiece player for at least one more season. After Shai Gilgeous-Alexander hit a game-winning shot for the OKC Thunder on Saturday night to beat the Charlotte Hornets 109-107, the former Kentucky Wildcat point guard had the fourth year of his rookie contract exercised by the Thunder franchise on Sunday afternoon. SGA…

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December 23, 2020

NBA postpones Thunder-Rockets, Wall and Cousins out due to COVID-19 contract tracing

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm December 23, 2020 12/23/20

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Well, that didn’t take long… Not even two full days into the NBA’s 2020-21 season, the matchup between the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder has been postponed. In all, five former Kentucky Wildcats who would have made their season debuts will now have to wait until their next possible outing.  Houston Rockets-Oklahoma City Thunder…

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July 21, 2020

Why Kentucky fans should root for the OKC Thunder once the NBA restarts

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm July 21, 2020 7/21/20

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Preseason games tipoff on Wednesday and the regular-season is nearly one week away. The NBA is almost officially back. But who should you be cheering for? 22 teams will take the court once the season restarts and as many as 16 former Kentucky Wildcats will have an opportunity to make an impact. From All-Stars such as…

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January 3, 2020

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is Leading the Thunder into 2020

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm January 3, 2020 1/3/20

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Normally, losing two All-Star caliber players in a matter of six days is a classic recipe for an incoming rebuild project. But that’s not what the Oklahoma City Thunder had in mind coming into the 2019-20 season despite losing two superstars just a few months earlier. The franchise’s idea was quite simple: gather as many…

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August 1, 2019

Patrick Patterson gets buyout, plans to join Clippers

Drew Franklin 1:38pm August 1, 2019 8/1/19

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Patrick Patterson’s time in Oklahoma City is over. Patterson and the Thunder agreed on a mutual parting of ways, a buyout allowing him out of the final season of his contract. He was set to make around $5.7 million this upcoming season, the third and final year of his deal — now he is a…

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July 27, 2019

Hamidou Diallo prepared to make a second-year jump in OKC with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

Nick Roush 12:00pm July 27, 2019 7/27/19

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After an up and down rookie season, Hamidou Diallo is using the 2019 NBA offseason to take his game to a new level with former Wildcat teammate, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. In his first year in the league, Diallo played sparingly. Less than a month into the action he scored a career-high 18 points vs. the Kings,…

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July 23, 2019

Link of the Day: ‘The Ringer’ calls Gilgeous-Alexander the face of OKC

Drew Franklin 7:30pm July 23, 2019 7/23/19

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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, the face of the Oklahoma City Thunder? The Ringer says so. In a new piece that Kentucky fans will find delightful, Jonathan Tjarks says the Thunder may already have their next face of the franchise and it is the newly-acquired Gilgeous-Alexander. “Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, fresh off a great rookie season for the Clippers, is one of…

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