OKC Loud Links: Harden Predictions

I am firmly in the camp that says that the Thunder will re-sign James Harden soon and they will do it at good value. The question is, when will that deal get done? September? October? During Sam Presti's honeymoon?

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SB Nation Free Agency Stream 2012

Stay on top of all player movement and rumors by checking out SB Nation's stream throughout the day.

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What's $10 Million Worth to Ibaka? | ESPN

Mason writes that the Thunder model is not so much that OKC keeps finding value picks, it is that they keep finding players who have legitimate life values and they can see the big picture in OKC's smaller market.

The Commonly Sensible Signing of Ibaka | Pro Basketball Talk

I can't believe that Nene actually makes more than Serge Ibaka.

Scott Brooks Attended 'Thunderstruck' Premier | NewsOK

Are you in the movie?

"Not that I know of. Maybe in the background. He (Durant) is probably yelling at me."

Stan Van Gundy: Still Not Taking Any Crap | SB Nation

Stan Van Gundy is a good coach if not a great one, and he once again honestly pushes back against the uninformed riff-raff.

NBA Creates Online Ticket Portal with Ticketmaster | Sporting News

I'm sure that the efficiencies that will be built into this partnership will be reflected in lower ticket prices, an axiom for which Ticketmaster has become known.

Interview With FIBA Secretary General on Future Olympic Basketball | FIBA

If you're interested in plans to balance out the competitive state of international basketball, give this interview a look.

Does Blake Griffin Have a Post-Up Game? | Grantland

To be sure he'll never be TIm Duncan or even LaMarcus Aldridge, but Griffin does have some tools with which to work. His spin move off the block is lightning quick and I'm always amazed at how he can elevate for a dunk from a crouching position.

Michael Beasley Is Having an Estate Sale | Valley of the Suns

Ummm...

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