Oklahoma City Thunder Wiretap

Mike Muscala Re-Signs With Thunder

Aug 4, 2022 12:45 PM

The Oklahoma City Thunder have signed forward/center Mike Muscala.
 
Last season with Oklahoma City, Muscala saw time in 43 games and averaged 8.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in 13.8 minutes per game, while shooting a career-high 42.9 percent from beyond the arc. In nine NBA seasons with Oklahoma City, Atlanta, Philadelphia and the Los Angeles Lakers, the Bucknell product has appeared in 432 career games (30 starts) and posted averages of 6.2 points and 3.2 rebounds in 15.5 minutes per game. 

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RealGM Radio: Mo Dakhil On Summer League (Jul 2022)

Jul 28, 2022 9:30 PM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Mo Dakhil of the Nerder She Wrote podcast (@MoDakhil_NBA) talk about NBA Summer League

They discuss their biggest takeaways from Las Vegas, the Thunder’s present/future, the upcoming NBA season and more.

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Tags: Josh Giddey, Chet Holmgren, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA, RealGM Radio

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Thunder Hire Executive Vince Rozman From Sixers

Jul 27, 2022 9:59 PM

The Oklahoma City Thunder hired executive Vince Rozman from the Philadelphia 76ers, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Rozman will work in a scouting role as the VP of Identification and Intelligence. 

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Thunder Hire Chip Engelland As Assistant Coach

Jul 27, 2022 10:14 AM

The Oklahoma City Thunder are hiring assistant coach Chip Engelland to join Mark Daigneault's staff. Engelland has been an assistant with the San Antonio Spurs for the last 17 years.

Engelland is considering the best shooting coach in the NBA. Players such as Kawhi Leonard, Tony Parker, Danny Green and others have credited Engelland with helping them improve their shots.

The Thunder have one of the NBA's youngest rosters. They also have a handful of players who could use development with their shots. They now have one of the best coaches in the NBA to aid in that development.

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JaMychal Green To Complete Buyout With Thunder, Set To Sign With Warriors

Jul 20, 2022 1:27 AM

JaMychal Green is set to complete a buyout with the Oklahoma City Thunder and will sign with the Golden State Warriors after clearing waivers, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Green was traded to the Thunder on draft night.

Green averaged 6.4 points and 4.2 rebounds last season for the Nuggets. 

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Tags: JaMychal Green, Golden State Warriors, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA, NBA Waiver

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Kenrich Williams, Thunder Agree To Four-Year, $27.2M Extension

Jul 18, 2022 4:04 PM

Kenrich Williams and the Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to a four-year, $27.2 million deal.

Williams' new contract will begin with the 23-24 season. Williams was on a $2 million non-guaranteed contract that now becomes fully protected.

Williams was undrafted out of TCU in 2018.

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Chet Holmgren Finishes With 23 Points In Summer League Debut

Jul 6, 2022 1:52 AM

Chet Holmgren finished with 23 points, seven rebounds, four assists, and six blocks in his summer league debut for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Holmgren set a summer league record for blocks and threes, and became the first player in the competition's history to record at least five blocks and hit four threes in a game. Holmgren shot 7-of-7 from two and 4-of-6 from three. 

Holmgren credited Josh Giddey's passing for his performance. 

"Shout out to this guy right here," Holmgren said of Giddey, who finished with 14 points and 11 assists. "Double-double with assists. Great night for him, and that helped me out a lot."

Giddey pointed out Holmgren's impact on the defensive end.

"It makes my job easy playing with someone like him. He can stretch the floor, finish at the rim. He protects me, he's got my back on the defensive end. So love playing with him. It's been one game, and the chemistry's only getting stronger."

Jalen Williams, who the Thunder selected with the No. 12 pick, also added 17 points in the game. 

 

 

 

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Tags: Chet Holmgren, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA, NBA Summer League

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Spurs Claim Isaiah Roby On Waivers

Jul 5, 2022 5:04 PM

The San Antonio Spurs have claimed Isaiah Roby on waivers.

Roby was released last week by the Oklahoma City Thunder in what was a surprising transaction. 

Roby averaged 10.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 21.1 minutes over 45 games last season with the Thunder. 

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Thunder Waive Isaiah Roby

Jul 3, 2022 10:08 PM

The Oklahoma City have waived Isaiah Roby ahead of his $1.9 million guarantee date.

Roby appeared in 45 games last season, averaging 10.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 21.1 minutes.

Roby was a second round pick in 2019 out of Nebraska. 

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Thunder Sign Eugene Omoruyi To Two-Way Contract

Jul 2, 2022 6:14 PM

The Oklahoma City Thunder have filled their open Two-Way spot with Eugene Omoruyi. The Thunder also have Lindy Waters III on a Two-Way deal.

Omoruyi appeared in four games for the Dallas Mavericks last season. His rookie season was cut short after right big toe injury. The injury forced Omoruyi have a surgery that kept him out for approximately six months.

The Mavericks originally signed Omoruyi following a strong senior season with the Oregon Ducks. Omoruyi followed that up with a strong showing at 2021 Summer League. The 6-foot-6 wing is known to be a strong defender with a developing offensive game.

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Mike Muscala, Thunder Agree To One-Year Vet Minimum Deal

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Lu Dort, Thunder Agree To Five-Year, $87.5M Deal

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Lu Dort Heads For Restricted Free Agency After Thunder Decline $1.9M Option

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Thunder Will Pick Up $1.9M Team Option For Lu Dort

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Thunder Likely To Re-Trade JaMychal Green

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Thunder Competed Against Cavs To Acquire Ousmane Dieng From Knicks At No. 11

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Knicks Trade Ousmane Dieng To Thunder For Multiple First Round Picks

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Smith To Magic, Holmgren To Thunder, Banchero To Rockets 'Increasingly Firm'

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Nikola Jokic 'Driving' Nuggets' Interest In Vasilije Micic

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NBA Draft Odds, Prop Bets & Predictions, Including A Chet Holmgren Surprise

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Thunder Trying To Move Up From No. 12 With Jaden Ivey, Shaedon Sharpe Targeted

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Chet Holmgren Believed To Prefer Ending Up With Thunder

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Blazers 'Prioritizing' OG Anunoby, Lu Dort Over Deandre Ayton

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Jabari Smith Only Met With Magic, Thunder During Pre-Draft Process

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Vasilije Micic Drawing Trade Interest From Bulls, Bucks

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Nuggets Trade JaMychal Green, Draft Pick To Thunder For Draft Picks

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Thunder Could Trade Vasilije Micic Draft Rights

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Jabari Smith Expected To Go First To Magic; Chet Holmgren Expected Second To Thunder

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NBA Teams Have Interest In Vasilije Micic For Next Season

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Wolves Also Had Sam Presti, Masai Ujiri, Bob Myers On List

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