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?
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.
I can't believe that Nene actually makes more than Serge Ibaka.
Are you in the movie?
"Not that I know of. Maybe in the background. He (Durant) is probably yelling at me."
Stan Van Gundy is a good coach if not a great one, and he once again honestly pushes back against the uninformed riff-raff.
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.
If you're interested in plans to balance out the competitive state of international basketball, give this interview a look.
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.