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Re: OKC - 2011 [34-8] Double-header in Houston

Postby Phil89 on Sun Mar 20, 2011 1:44 pm

Thanks. I guess it helps that I don't have half of the Blazers team this time around too. :wink:

Trade is done. Carter remains at the Magic but he's not even rated as one of their best anyway so it shouldn't matter.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [17-4] Three-way trade + Mavs

Postby Phil89 on Sun Mar 20, 2011 2:58 pm

23/1/11

Another big week of transactions

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Just six weeks after we saw one of the biggest trade flurries in NBA history, Orlando have decided to shake things up.
In two separate deals involving Phoenix and Washington, they've brought in 4 new players to help with their championship push.



Washington receive
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Rashard Lewis

Orlando receive
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Gilbert Arenas

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Orlando traded forward Rashard Lewis to Washington for controversial former All-Star point guard Gilbert Arenas.
The Magic have been lacking a player that can create shots for himself or set up team mates this season.
Arena's close relationship with Magic GM Otis Smith is thought to have been a factor in the deal.


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Jason Richardson + Hedo Turkoglu + Earl Clark

Phoenix receive
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Mickael Pietrus + Marcin Gortat
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Magic's 2011 1st Round Draft Pick
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Orlando also brought in Jason Richardson and former player Hedo Turkoglu from Phoenix. Earl Clark also arrives as part of the deal.
In return the Suns get a solid big man in Gortat, the out of favour Pietrus and a first round draft pick.
The Suns needed more size with Robin Lopez as the only center currently on their playing roster.


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Brandan Wright + Dan Gadzuric

Golden State receive
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Troy Murphy
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Nets' 2011 2nd Round Draft Pick
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The Nets have bolstered their roster with two backup big men in Gadzuric and Wright.
However, Golden State are expected to buyout Murphy's contract in the coming days.


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Murphy and Warriors agree buyout, Signs with Celtics

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Just days after acquiring him from the Nets, Golden State has agreed a buyout with Troy Murphy.
The veteran forward announced the next day that he was signing with Boston.


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Bibby signs with Heat after buyout with Wizards

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In a move that leaves them with only John Wall to play point guard, the Wizards agreed a buyout with Mike Bibby.
Bibby then signed a deal to join the superstars of the Miami Heat.


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Bulls sign Butler after his buyout from Clippers

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Elsewhere this week, the Clippers agreed a buyout of Rasual Butler's contract.
Butler went on to sign with the struggling Chicago Bulls.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [34-8] Double-header in Houston

Postby Andrew on Sun Mar 20, 2011 3:53 pm

Good stuff, if Carter recovers in time perhaps you could send him to Phoenix anyway but if not, no big deal.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [34-8] Double-header in Houston

Postby Phil89 on Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:50 pm

True. I can't really be too concerned with 100% accuracy given that this is the second season and not everyone is where they are in real life.

Also, I'm really happy that both Lopez and Horford grabbed over 10 rebounds in the second game in Houston. :)
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Re: OKC - 2011 [34-8] Double-header in Houston

Postby Phil89 on Sun Mar 20, 2011 9:41 pm

24/1/11

Oklahoma City Thunder [34-8] vs New Orleans Hornets [24-17]

Horford grabs triple-double as Thunder ease past Hornets

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OKC - 30 36 31 26 123
NOH - 26 31 27 18 102

Player of the Game: Al Horford


OKC _______ NOH
51-89 - FGM/A - 46-96
3-10 - 3PTM/A - 8-24
18-22 - FTM/A - 2-2
37 - Rebounds - 32
37 - Assists - 32
9 - Blocks - 10
11 - Steals - 3
20 - Turnovers - 23
4 - Fouls - 11


Top Scorers
Kevin Durant - 38
Marcus Thornton - 32
Al Horford - 28
Brook Lopez - 24
Shannon Brown - 20
Chris Paul - 20
David West - 15
Trevor Ariza - 11
Emeka Okafor - 10

Assists
Russell Westbrook - 19
Chris Paul - 13
Al Horford - 10
Emeka Okafor - 5
Trevor Ariza - 5

Rebounds
Emeka Okafor - 13
Al Horford - 12
Brook Lopez - 11
Kevin Durant - 8
Jason Smith - 5
Marcus Thornton - 5

Video Highlights
Horford steals the ball off West and lays it in.
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Re: Oklahoma City - New Beginnings [0-0]

Postby Phil89 on Sun Mar 20, 2011 9:54 pm

25/1/11

Clippers and Jazz complete trade

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Utah have continued their rebuild after losing Deron Williams to the Nets by bringing in Randy Foye from the Clippers.
In a relatively simple deal compared to recent events, the Clippers will receive guard CJ Miles in return.
The Jazz feel Foye will add experience to their roster. Both players have expiring contracts.


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CJ Miles - 23 years old - SG - 3.70m - 1 year (77)
16.4 PPG - 3.4 RPG - 2.6 APG

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Randy Foye - 27 years old - SG - 4.25m - 1 year (83)
21.1 PPG - 4.6 RPG - 4.9 APG
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Re: OKC - 2011 [35-8] Horford has huge game in New Orleans

Postby Phil89 on Mon Mar 21, 2011 11:20 am

26/1/11

Oklahoma City Thunder [35-8] vs Memphis Grizzlies [18-24]

Durant and Lopez have massive games as Thunder win 10th straight

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OKC - 26 26 34 34 120
MEM - 28 27 22 22 99

Player of the Game: Brook Lopez


OKC _______ MEM
50-87 - FGM/A - 42-102
5-18 - 3PTM/A - 6-18
15-18 - FTM/A - 9-15
44 - Rebounds - 33
31 - Assists - 26
12 - Blocks - 9
12 - Steals - 7
24 - Turnovers - 17
12 - Fouls - 11


Top Scorers
Kevin Durant - 39
OJ Mayo - 28
Brook Lopez - 24
James Harden - 21
Daequan Cook - 20
Rudy Gay - 15
Al Horford - 15
Andrei Kirilenko - 13
Russell Westbrook - 11
Shannon Brown - 10
Marc Gasol - 10

Assists
Russell Westbrook - 16
OJ Mayo - 10
Rudy Gay - 6
Al Horford - 6

Rebounds
Brook Lopez - 18
Al Horford - 15
Marc Gasol - 12
Darrell Arthur - 7
Rudy Gay - 5

Video Highlights
Lopez grabs the rebound then dunks over Gasol.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [36-8] Horford & Lopez dominating

Postby Andrew on Mon Mar 21, 2011 6:37 pm

You're really rolling right now. Bit of an odd deal there between the Jazz and Clippers, but comparable to the "let's swap expendable players and see how that works out" kind of deals that we do see happen in real life.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [36-8] Horford & Lopez dominating

Postby Phil89 on Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:32 pm

I'm especially happy with how well Lopez and Horford have played in the last 3 games.

Lopez - 21.3 PPG - 13.6 RPG, Horford - 21.0 PPG - 12.6 RPG

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Re: OKC - 2011 [36-8] Horford & Lopez dominating

Postby Phil89 on Tue Mar 22, 2011 1:13 pm

28/1/11

Oklahoma City Thunder [36-8] vs Detroit Pistons [19-18]

Brewer has his best game in a Thunder uniform against Pistons

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OKC - 39 26 32 35 132
DET - 27 21 31 24 103

Player of the Game: Kevin Durant


OKC _______ DET
53-90 - FGM/A - 45-98
3-15 - 3PTM/A - 6-15
23-27 - FTM/A - 7-11
43 - Rebounds - 21
26 - Assists - 27
10 - Blocks - 5
13 - Steals - 3
14 - Turnovers - 21
8 - Fouls - 16


Top Scorers
Kevin Durant - 34
Charlie Villanueva - 23
Brook Lopez - 22
Corey Brewer - 20
Will Bynum - 20
Tracy McGrady - 14
Al Horford - 14
James Harden - 14
Russell Westbrook - 13
Shannon Brown - 11
Rodney Stuckey - 11

Assists
Russell Westbrook - 13
Will Bynum - 12
Tracy McGrady - 6
Al Horford - 5

Rebounds
Brook Lopez - 10
Al Horford - 10
Corey Brewer - 9
Jason Maxiell - 9
Russell Westbrook - 8
Charlie Villanueva - 5
Tracy McGrady - 5

Video Highlights
Durant blocks Hamilton, Harden keeps the ball in play and Westbrook does the rest.

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Re: OKC - 2011 [37-8] Winning streak continues in Detroit

Postby Phil89 on Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:45 pm

31/1/11

Oklahoma City Thunder [37-8] vs New Jersey Nets [25-21]

Thunder grab thrilling overtime win in New Jersey to keep streak alive

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OKC - 24 34 31 22 18 129
NJN - 30 31 20 30 16 127

Player of the Game: Deron Williams


OKC _______ NJN
51-99 - FGM/A - 52-115
4-13 - 3PTM/A - 7-18
23-26 - FTM/A - 16-23
47 - Rebounds - 40
26 - Assists - 30
8 - Blocks - 16
9 - Steals - 9
26 - Turnovers - 15
14 - Fouls - 15


Top Scorers
Kevin Durant - 45
Deron Williams - 37
Terrence Williams - 31
Jeff Green - 24
Al Horford - 20
James Harden - 17
Brook Lopez - 15
Russell Westbrook - 14
Shannon Brown - 14
Anthony Morrow - 12

Assists
Deron Williams - 19
Russell Westbrook - 10
Terrence Williams - 5
Al Horford - 4

Rebounds
Al Horford - 18
Brook Lopez - 15
Brandan Wright - 11
Jeff Green - 10
Terrence Williams - 6
Deron Williams - 5
Kevin Durant - 5

Video Highlights
Green suffers temporary memory loss and gives Durant an assist.

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Deron Williams had the chance to make a 3-point play and tie it at 126-126 with 17 seconds left in overtime. But he missed and Horford got the rebound.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [37-8] Winning streak continues in Detroit

Postby Phil89 on Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:46 pm

1/2/11

Conference Standings

Eastern Conference
1. MIA* | 37-11 | N/A | .771
2. ORL | 26-20 | 10.0 | .565
3. NYK* | 25-21 | 11.0 | .543
4. NJN | 26-22 | 11.0 | .542
5. TOR | 24-23 | 12.5 | .511
6. BOS | 22-21 | 12.5 | .512
7. CHA | 23-22 | 12.5 | .511
8. DET* | 21-19 | 12.0 | .525
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9. WAS | 22-23 | 13.5 | .489
10. CLE | 21-22 | 13.5 | .488
11. PHI | 22-24 | 14.0 | .478
12. ATL | 21-24 | 14.5 | .467
13. MIL | 20-25 | 15.5 | .444
14. IND | 18-24 | 16.0 | .429
15. CHI | 15-31 | 21.0 | .326


Western Conference
1. OKC* | 38-8 | N/A | .826
2. LAL* | 31-15 | 7.0 | .674
3. POR | 28-18 | 10.0 | .609
4. PHX | 27-19 | 11.0 | .587
5. SAC | 25-21 | 13.0 | .543
6. NOH* | 24-22 | 14.0 | .522
7. UTA | 24-23 | 14.5 | .511
8. DEN | 23-22| 14.5 | .511
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9. GSW | 19-24 | 17.5 | .442
10. MEM | 19-26 | 18.5 | .422
11. LAC | 20-27 | 18.5 | .426
12. DAL | 18-26 | 19.0 | .409
13. MIN | 16-28 | 21.0 | .364
14. SAS | 12-33 | 25.5 | .267
15. HOU | 12-35 | 26.5 | .255

* = Division Leader

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League Leaders

Points Per Game
1. Amare Stoudemire - NYK - 31.2
2. Kevin Durant - OKC - 28.4
3. Ben Gordon - DET - 27.4
4. Kobe Bryant - LAL - 27.2
5. Deron Williams - NJN - 26.7

Rebounds Per Game
1. Chris Bosh - MIA - 12.8
1. Joakim Noah - CHI - 12.8
3. Carl Landry - CHA - 12.6
4. Dwight Howard - ORL - 12.1
5. Andrew Bynum - LAL - 11.8

19. Brook Lopez - OKC - 10.7

Assists Per Game
1. Russell Westbrook - OKC - 13.2
2. Steve Nash - PHX - 9.9
3. DJ Augustin - CHA - 9.8
4. Jose Calderon - TOR - 9.6
5. Deron Williams - NJN - 9.5
5. Derrick Rose - CHI - 9.5

Steals Per Game
1. Kevin Durant - OKC - 2.7
2. Chris Paul - NOH - 2.1
2. Rajon Rondo - BOS - 2.1
4. Russell Westbrook - OKC - 2.0
4. Kobe Bryant - LAL - 2.0
4. Leandro Barbosa - CHA - 2.0
4. Michael Redd - MIL - 2.0

Blocks Per Game
1. Andrew Bynum - LAL - 3.0
1. Wayne Reid - DET - 3.0
3. Dwight Howard - ORL - 2.9
4. Al Horford - OKC - 2.8
5. Nene - DEN - 2.7


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Awards

Players of the Month
East
LeBron James - MIA
27.4 PPG - 7.5 RPG - 7.9 APG - 2.0 BPG - 2.0 SPG

West
Kevin Durant - OKC
34.7 PPG - 4.9 RPG - 1.5 APG - 1.3 BPG - 2.3 SPG

Rookies of the Month
East
Fredrik Price - IND
1.4 PPG - 3.8 RPG - 1.0 APG - 0.9 BPG - 0.5 SPG

West
Declan Giles - LAC
7.3* PPG - 3.5 RPG - 3.8 APG - 0.3 BPG - 0.9 SPG


MVP Candidates
Chris Bosh - 24.2 PPG - 12.8 RPG - 1.5 APG - 1.9 BPG - 1.5 SPG
Amare Stoudemire - 31.2 PPG - 11.6 RPG - 4.4 APG - 1.7 BPG - 0.9 SPG
LeBron James - 26.5 PPG - 6.8 RPG - 7.7 APG - 1.9 BPG - 1.8 SPG
Kevin Durant - 28.4 PPG - 4.4 RPG - 1.4 APG - 1.2 BPG - 2.7 SPG
Channing Frye - 26.5 PPG - 10.5 RPG - 2.7 APG - 1.7 BPG - 1.0 SPG


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Transactions


22/01/11 - ORL trades R.Lewis to WAS for G.Arenas
22/01/11 - ORL trades M.Gortat, M.Pietrus and 2011 1st Round Draft Pick to PHX for J.Richardson, H.Turkoglu and E.Clark.
22/01/11 - WAS releases M.Bibby.
22/01/11 - NJN trades T.Murphy and 2011 2nd Round Draft Pick to GSW for D.Gadzuric and B.Wright.
22/01/11 - LAC releases R.Butler.
22/01/11 - GSW releases T.Murphy.
23/01/11 - BOS sign T.Murphy.
23/01/11 - MIA sign M.Bibby.
23/01/11 - CHI sign R.Butler.
25/01/11 - LAC trades R.Foye to UTA for C.Miles.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [38-8] Overtime vs Nets + January summary

Postby Phil89 on Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:19 pm

1/2/11

Thunder vs Heat preview

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For so many reasons, this is the most anticipated game of the season so far.
It's the first time these two teams have faced each other since game 6 of the the NBA Finals last season.
Despite boasting 3 mega-stars in James, Wade and Bosh, Miami do not enter this game as clear favourites.
It's the young Thunder team, lead by Regular season and Finals MVP Kevin Durant, that has the bragging rights.
They took the step from being promising youngsters to NBA Champions during the playoffs last season.
Despite Miami levelling the series at 2-2 after two home wins, the Thunder took it to another level and won it in six.

Oklahoma City come into this game on a 12 game winning streak, whilst Miami have won their last 4.
Neither team has any injuries concerns and both have their full roster available for this game.



Records
Oklahoma City - 38-8
Miami - 37 11


Seasons Series
This is the first of two meetings between last year's NBA finalists.

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Key Player Stats

Oklahoma City
Brook Lopez - 15.4 PPG, 10.7 RPG, 1.8 APG
Al Horford - 16.9 PPG, 9.0 RPG, 3.9 APG
Kevin Durant - 28.4 PPG, 4.4 RPG, 1.4 APG
James Harden - 16.6 PPG, 2.7 RPG, 1.4 APG
Russell Westbrook - 8.5 PPG, 2.7 RPG, 13.2 APG

Miami
Udonis Haslem - 7.1 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 0.4 APG
Chris Bosh - 24.2 PPG, 12.8 RPG, 1.5 APG
LeBron James - 26.5 PPG, 6.8 RPG, 7.7 APG
Mike Miller - 13.8 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 1.9 APG
Dwyane Wade - 22.7 PPG, 2.9 RPG, 4.4 APG


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Squads

Oklahoma City
Brook Lopez - Al Horford - Kevin Durant - James Harden - Russell Westbrook
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Shannon Brown - Corey Brewer - Wesley Matthews - Serge Ibaka - Hasheem Thabeet - Sonny Weems - Ronald Murray
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Rocco Roe - Byron Mullens
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Miami
Udonis Haslem - Chris Bosh - LeBron James - Mike Miller - Dwyane Wade
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Mario Chalmers - Mike Bibby - Roger Mason - Travis Outlaw - Marquis Daniels - Zydrunas Ilgauskas - DeShawn Stevenson
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Acie Law - Stephen Henry - Shavlik Randolph
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Re: OKC - 2011 [38-8] Overtime, January summary & Heat previ

Postby Andrew on Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:50 pm

Momentum is definitely on your side. Amar'e still got a comfortable lead in the scoring race but with the numbers you're putting up with Durant, you might catch him yet. He might need to go off for a few 50 point games in the near future.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [38-8] Overtime, January summary & Heat previ

Postby Phil89 on Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:26 pm

2/2/11

Oklahoma City Thunder [38-8] vs Miami Heat [37-11]

Durant has monster night as Thunder win second straight overtime game

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OKC - 33 21 30 35 19 138
MIA - 28 30 31 30 14 133

Player of the Game: Dwyane Wade


OKC _______ MIA
52-92 - FGM/A - 57-112
2-7 - 3PTM/A - 6-16
32-38 - FTM/A - 13-16
29 - Rebounds - 33
23 - Assists - 32
14 - Blocks - 13
15 - Steals - 10
29 - Turnovers - 29
10 - Fouls - 22


Top Scorers
Kevin Durant - 49
LeBron James - 31
Dwyane Wade - 31
Brook Lopez - 24
Chris Bosh - 22
Mike Miller - 21
Russell Westbrook - 18
Al Horford - 16
Travis Outlaw - 16
Shannon Brown - 15
James Harden - 12

Assists
Dwyane Wade - 15
Russell Westbrook - 9
Mike Miller - 7
LeBron James - 5

Rebounds
Chris Bosh - 15
Brook Lopez - 10
Al Horford - 8
Udonis Haslem - 6
Kevin Durant - 5

Video Highlights
Harden spins through several Heat defenders and finishes nicely.

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Bosh picked up his fifth foul midway through the third quarter.
He probably would have had a 30-20 game if it wasn't for the foul trouble. :?
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Re: OKC - 2011 [39-8] Overtime in Miami

Postby Phil89 on Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:49 pm

3/2/11

Grizzlies and Cavs agree deal

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Memphis have today taken another step to open up cap room for next off-season by trading Cole Aldrich to Cleveland.
Cleveland are happy to add another young player with potential in Aldrich and Memphis get Ryan Hollins' expiring contract.
The Grizzlies hope to re-sign OJ Mayo. They could have as much as $20m to spend on support for Mayo, Rudy Gay and Marc Gasol.


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Ryan Hollins - 26 years old - C - 2.48m - 1 year (67)
1.7 PPG - 4.3 RPG - 0.2 APG

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Cole Aldrich - 22 years old - C - 9.62m - 4 year (66)
0.0 PPG - 0.0 RPG - 0.0 APG
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Re: OKC - 2011 [39-8] Overtime in Miami

Postby Andrew on Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:33 pm

A minor but pretty realistic cost cutting deal there.

Great win in a game that would seem to have lived up to the hype. Durant's on a tear, I reckon you might just get the scoring title with him yet. Solid games from your bigs, too.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [39-8] Overtime in Miami

Postby Phil89 on Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:09 pm

By implementing those real life trades, I've seemingly stimulating the AI's appetite for making their own deals.
Hoping for some more in the week or two before the deadline. Always adds to the 'story' of my dynasty.

I've had to cut down on some bench rotations to give Durant a shot at the scoring title. Certainly wasn't aiming for 49 points though. :bday:

Edit: I've added more to the first post.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [39-8] Overtime in Miami

Postby Phil89 on Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:34 pm

5/2/11

Oklahoma City Thunder [39-8] vs Dallas Mavericks [19-27]

Under-strength Mavs no match for streaking Thunder

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OKC - 32 21 31 34 118
DAL - 21 27 20 26 94

Player of the Game: Kevin Durant

OKC _______ DAL
48-91 - FGM/A - 38-85
4-11 - 3PTM/A - 3-15
18-21 - FTM/A - 15-19
35 - Rebounds - 34
28 - Assists - 19
11 - Blocks - 11
19 - Steals - 3
14 - Turnovers - 24
15 - Fouls - 11


Top Scorers
Kevin Durant - 39
Dirk Nowitzki - 32
Brook Lopez - 24
James Harden - 15
Russell Westbrook - 15
Rodrigue Beaubois - 14
Craig Smith - 11
Jason Terry - 11
Shannon Brown - 11

Assists
Russell Westbrook - 15
Al Horford - 7
Rodrigue Beaubois - 5

Rebounds
Al Horford - 12
Dirk Nowitzki - 10
Brendan Haywood - 8
Brook Lopez - 8
Kevin Durant - 8
Tyson Chandler - 7

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Brewer dunks on Haywood.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [40-8] Injury-hit Mavs in Dallas

Postby Andrew on Thu Mar 24, 2011 6:23 pm

Par for the course at this point. (Y)
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Re: OKC - 2011 [40-8] Injury-hit Mavs in Dallas

Postby Phil89 on Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:51 pm

6/2/11

All-Star selections announced

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The rosters for the all-star game have been announced today and both conference leaders lead the way with 3 selections each.
The Lakers, Magic and Knicks are the only other teams with multiple selections.
Bosh, Johnson, Nelson, Howard, Durant, Bryant, Williams and Roy are all making their second successive all-star appearances.
Interestingly, both Horford and Williams are in the unique situation of having been selected as starters for both conferences in the last two seasons.

There were several unlucky players for both sides that narrowly missed out on selection.
For the east: Derrick Rose, Danny Granger, Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo and Andre Iguodala.
And the west: Monta Ellis, Blake Griffin, Steve Nash, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, Yao Ming, Dirk Nowitzki and Kevin Martin.



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Re: OKC - 2011 [40-8] All-Star selections

Postby Phil89 on Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:16 pm

7/2/11

Oklahoma City Thunder [40-8] vs New Orleans Hornets [25-22]

Thunder equal winning streak record with 15th in a row

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OKC - 36 24 34 30 124
NOH - 21 30 24 31 106

Player of the Game: Russell Westbrook


OKC _______ NOH
54-96 - FGM/A - 46-98
4-14 - 3PTM/A - 5-18
12-13 - FTM/A - 9-13
36 - Rebounds - 35
37 - Assists - 27
14 - Blocks - 9
11 - Steals - 6
14 - Turnovers - 19
9 - Fouls - 8


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Kevin Durant - 31
Chris Paul - 26
Marcus Thornton - 24
Brook Lopez - 24
Trevor Ariza - 20
Emeka Okafor - 19
Shannon Brown - 18
Al Horford - 17
James Harden - 17
David West - 14
Russell Westbrook - 11

Assists
Russell Westbrook - 20
Chris Paul - 14
Trevor Ariza - 9
Al Horford - 5

Rebounds
Al Horford - 11
Emeka Okafor - 10
Brook Lopez - 9
David West - 8

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Durant finishes with a nice lay-up.


Ibaka denies Okafor at the rim.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [41-8] All-Star selections + Record

Postby Andrew on Sat Mar 26, 2011 12:16 am

Nice to see you well-represented at the All-Star Game. A shame Westbrook didn't get the nod though.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [41-8] All-Star selections + Record

Postby Phil89 on Sat Mar 26, 2011 4:56 pm

Yeah, I was a little disappointed that he didn't get selected. 3 players is more than enough though. (Y)

Even though he's about 5 APG above Paul, Evans and Felton, his scoring is down by like 10-15 PPG. Probably why he was overlooked.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [41-8] All-Star selections + Record

Postby Phil89 on Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:04 pm

9/2/11

Oklahoma City Thunder [41-8] vs San Antonio Spurs [15-34]

Westbrook shines as Thunder set new unbeaten record

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OKC - 38 25 40 29 132
SAS - 18 42 26 28 114

Player of the Game: Russell Westbrook


OKC _______ SAS
56-98 - FGM/A - 48-102
5-14 - 3PTM/A - 5-16
15-16 - FTM/A - 13-18
40 - Rebounds - 34
25 - Assists - 23
15 - Blocks - 10
17 - Steals - 10
19 - Turnovers - 20
12 - Fouls - 10


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Kevin Durant - 45
Richard Jefferson - 28
Tony Parker - 28
Russell Westbrook - 22
Al Horford - 18
Brook Lopez - 15
Manu Ginobili - 14
Tim Duncan - 13
DeJuan Blair - 10
James Harden - 10
Shannon Brown - 10

Assists
Russell Westbrook - 12
Tony Parker - 12
Al Horford - 5

Rebounds
Brook Lopez - 10
Al Horford - 9
Tim Duncan - 9
DeJuan Blair - 7
Richard Jefferson - 6
Kevin Durant - 5
Russell Westbrook - 5
Hasheem Thabeet - 5

Video Highlights
Westbrook dunks over Jefferson.


Horford shows his agility with a nice spin move in the paint.


Thabeet denies Singleton.

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Re: OKC - 2011 [40-8] Injury-hit Mavs in Dallas

Postby Phil89 on Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:37 pm

10/2/11

Rookie game selections announced

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The rosters for the Rookies vs Sophomores game have been announced today.
The Clippers will have both of their number 1 picks playing. Blake Griffin for the Sophomores and Declan Giles for the Rookies.
The Sophomores will go in favourites given the inclusion of players like John Wall, Evan Turner and Derrick Favors.



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Re: OKC - 2011 [42-8] New record + Rookie game selections

Postby Ezio Auditore on Sun Mar 27, 2011 3:59 am

Good to see Brockman in the Rooks-Sophs game. That's how it's done.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [42-8] New record + Rookie game selections

Postby Andrew on Sun Mar 27, 2011 8:59 am

Westbrook isn't taking the snub lying down. (Y)
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Re: OKC - 2011 [42-8] New record + Rookie game selections

Postby Phil89 on Sun Mar 27, 2011 12:12 pm

11/2/11

Rookies vs Sophomores

Giles the stand-out as Rookies win comfortably

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ROOK - 15 30 31 24 100
SOPH - 16 27 16 26 85

Player of the Game: Declan Giles


ROOK _______ SOPH
41-96 - FGM/A - 34-76
7-28 - 3PTM/A - 0-4
11-17 - FTM/A - 17-24
29 - Rebounds - 48
27 - Assists - 12
15 - Blocks - 7
19 - Steals - 5
16 - Turnovers - 32
13 - Fouls - 11


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Declan Giles - 40
Evan Turner - 27
John Wall - 26
Damion James - 19
Dirk MacDermott - 18
Ignacio Carlos - 11
Blake Griffin - 11

Assists
Ignacio Carlos - 14
Ronald McNamara - 6

Rebounds
Blake Griffin - 16
Derrick Favors - 8
Declan Giles - 8
Tiago Splitter - 7
Evan Turner - 6
Greg Monroe - 6
Ronald McNamara - 6

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Udoh blocks Johnson.


Giles borrows a move from Griffin.


Giles denies Griffin in the paint.


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Re: OKC - 2011 [42-8] Rookies vs Sophomores game

Postby Phil89 on Sun Mar 27, 2011 2:44 pm

13/2/11

Eastern All-Stars vs Western All-Stars

West humiliates East

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EAST - 20 17 11 24 72
WEST - 31 29 36 29 125

Player of the Game: Kevin Durant


EAST _______ WEST
28-70 - FGM/A - 56-93
0-6 - 3PTM/A - 7-13
16-24 - FTM/A - 6-6
29 - Rebounds - 34
10 - Assists - 32
5 - Blocks - 13
4 - Steals - 13
21 - Turnovers - 9
3 - Fouls - 16


Top Scorers
Deron Williams - 24
Brook Lopez - 20
Kevin Durant - 20
Brandon Roy - 20
Rudy Gay - 17
Kobe Bryant - 16
LeBron James - 11
Dwight Howard - 10
Al Horford - 10
Dwyane Wade - 9
Amare Stoudemire - 8
Chris Paul - 8

Assists
Kevin Durant - 6
Deron Williams - 6
Chris Paul - 5
Brook Lopez - 4

Rebounds
Al Horford - 11
Dwight Howard - 10
Kevin Durant - 7
Amare Stoudemire - 6
LeBron James - 5
Brook Lopez - 5
Pau Gasol - 4
Rudy Gay - 4

Video Highlights
Bryant dunks over Stoudemire.


Paul beats the buzzer at the end of the first quarter.


Gay spins around defenders and dunks.

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Re: OKC - 2011 [42-8] Records broken as West smashes East

Postby Andrew on Sun Mar 27, 2011 7:01 pm

Great performances by the two MVPs, nice to see Durant get the honour in the big game. Woeful effort by the East in that one, though.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [42-8] Records broken as West smashes East

Postby Phil89 on Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:31 pm

15/2/11

Paul traded to Blazers in 8 player deal

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It was the main topic of discussion during the all-star weekend. Superstar Chris Paul wanted out of New Orleans.
A few days later and he's gotten his wish. He was traded to Portland today in a deal involving 8 players.
The deal sees the Blazers get Paul, forward Emeka Okafor and veteran guard Stephon Marbury.
New Orleans get Rudy Fernandez, Marcus Camby, Andre Miller, Jerryd Bayless, Luke Babbitt and the Blazers' 2011 2nd round pick.

According to an insider, Paul had a wish list of teams that he wanted to be traded to. New York, Orlando, Dallas and Portland.
After already completing big deals this season New York and Orlando didn't have the pieces to make any strong offers.
Dallas are currently twelfth in the western conference and looking increasingly unlikely to make the playoffs this year.
That only left Portland as a viable option for Paul. They are third in the west and looking to go deep in the post-season.

Given that Paul had made up his mind on leaving, the Hornets decided to take the opportunity to dump Emeka Okafor's contract.
New Orleans will concentrate on rebuilding now that their best two players are no longer with them.

The Hornets feel they received the best deal possible given the circumstances. Much like Denver in the Carmelo Anthony deal.
They acquire a mix of expiring veterans (Camby, Miller), solid younger players (Fernandez, Bayless, Babbitt) and a draft pick.
And they can start their rebuild straight away as they will now have only about $28m in guaranteed contracts next season.

Portland now have arguably the most impressive starting 5 in the league, with Aldridge, Okafor, Wallace, Roy and Paul.
The Hornets, who are currently in sixth place in the west and leading the south west division, add more depth to their roster.
Ironically these two teams could end up facing each other in the first round of the playoffs.


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Chris Paul - 24 years old - PG - 34.14m - 2 years (94)
Emeka Okafor - 28 years old - PF - 39.63m - 3 years (91)
Stephon Marbury - 34 years old - PG - 442k - 1 year (70)

Projected line-up: Aldridge - Okafor - Wallace - Roy - Paul


New Orleans receive
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Rudy Fernandez - 25 years old - SG - 2.18m - 1 year (82)
Andre Miller - 34 years old - PG - 7.81m - 1 year (78)
Jerryd Bayless - 22 years old - PG - 3.04m - 1 year (77)
Marcus Camby - 36 years old - PF - 9.26m - 1 year (75)
Luke Babbitt - 21 years old - SF - 7.44m - 4 years (66)
Blazers' 2011 2nd Round Draft Pick

Projected line-up: Camby - West - Ariza - Fernandez - Thornton
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Re: OKC - 2011 [42-8] Records broken as West smashes East

Postby Phil89 on Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:32 pm

16/2/11

Oklahoma City Thunder [42-8] vs Minnesota Timberwolves [17-33]

Thunder fight hard to keep their streak alive against T-Wolves

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OKC - 21 29 34 35 119
MIN - 27 22 37 23 109

Player of the Game: Russell Westbrook


OKC _______ MIN
47-90 - FGM/A - 40-89
2-10 - 3PTM/A - 7-20
23-27 - FTM/A - 22-26
39 - Rebounds - 38
24 - Assists - 28
9 - Blocks - 6
10 - Steals - 7
16 - Turnovers - 20
15 - Fouls - 15


Top Scorers
Kevin Durant - 37
Michael Beasley - 24
Zach Randolph - 21
Martell Webster - 21
Russell Westbrook - 21
Kevin Love - 14
James Harden - 13
Brook Lopez - 12
Shannon Brown - 12
Jonny Flynn - 12
Al Horford - 11

Assists
Russell Westbrook - 13
Jonny Flynn - 8
Michael Beasley - 6

Rebounds
Al Horford - 14
Kevin Love - 14
Zach Randolph - 8
Darko Milicic - 7
Martell Webster - 5
Kevin Durant - 5
Corey Brewer - 5

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Brown blocks Beasley, then sets up Horford for the dunk.

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Re: OKC - 2011 [43-8] Big trade + Trip to Minnesota

Postby Andrew on Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:59 pm

That's a pretty good deal for the Hornets, all things considered. The Blazers gave up a fair bit but that's still a strong lineup for them.

Nice effort in the fourth to get the win. (Y)
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Re: OKC - 2011 [43-8] Big trade + Trip to Minnesota

Postby Phil89 on Sun Mar 27, 2011 11:26 pm

I actually figured out deals with Orlando and Dallas as well. But the Portland one seemed the fairest and most logical for the story.

Funnily enough I play the Blazers next up and again a few games after that. Perhaps a new rivalry like the Lakers and Heat? :applaud:
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Re: OKC - 2011 [43-8] Big trade + Trip to Minnesota

Postby Houndy on Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:54 am

Just wondering, what were the other deals?
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Re: OKC - 2011 [43-8] Big trade + Trip to Minnesota

Postby Andrew on Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:27 am

I'd be interested in that too. A rivalry with the Blazers sounds good though.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [43-8] Big trade + Trip to Minnesota

Postby rise on Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:31 am

Wow, Portland has four All-Star caliber players plus a solid center in Emeka Okafor! :shocked:
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Re: OKC - 2011 [43-8] Big trade + Trip to Minnesota

Postby Phil89 on Mon Mar 28, 2011 11:03 am

Ok, here are the other deals I came up with. (Wages shown are for the current season, not the full length of the contract)

Dallas
Chris Paul - $16.36m - 2 years - (94)
Emeka Okafor - $12.54m - 3 years - (91)
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$28.90m total

New Orleans
Jason Kidd - $8.50m - 1 year - (84)
Jason Terry - $11.16m - 1 year - (79)
Brendan Haywood - $7.63m - 5 years - (82)
Rodrigue Beaubois - $1.24m - 2 years - (81)
1st round pick
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$28.53m total

Basically the Hornets would have gotten a couple of expiring contracts, a good replacement center and a promising young point guard.

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Orlando
Chris Paul - $16.36m - 2 years - (94)
Emeka Okafor - $12.54m - 3 years - (91)
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$28.90m total

New Orleans
Jameer Nelson - $7.60m - 2 years - (85)
Vince Carter - $18.92m - 1 year - (79)
Brandon Bass - $4.00m - 2 years - (78)
2nd round pick
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$30.52m total

In this one they would have gotten Carter's big expiring contract, Nelson to replace Paul and Bass to replace Okafor.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [43-8] Big trade + Trip to Minnesota

Postby Andrew on Mon Mar 28, 2011 11:36 am

Those would've been pretty good deals too. The Blazers deal strikes me as a little more likely though and the potential for a rivalry with them is definitely appealing as well.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [43-8] Big trade + Trip to Minnesota

Postby Phil89 on Mon Mar 28, 2011 12:33 pm

18/2/11

Oklahoma City Thunder [43-8] vs Portland Trail Blazers [31-20]

Thunder pull away in final minute of Paul's Portland debut

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OKC - 32 23 28 34 117
POR - 30 27 24 28 109

Player of the Game: Brandon Roy


OKC _______ POR
50-91 - FGM/A - 40-90
2-8 - 3PTM/A - 2-9
15-20 - FTM/A - 27-34
30 - Rebounds - 33
28 - Assists - 17
15 - Blocks - 10
10 - Steals - 5
20 - Turnovers - 18
19 - Fouls - 12


Top Scorers
Brandon Roy - 44
Kevin Durant - 35
James Harden - 21
Al Horford - 19
Gerald Wallace - 16
Emeka Okafor - 14
Chris Paul - 14
Brook Lopez - 14
Russell Westbrook - 11
Greg Oden - 10

Assists
Chris Paul - 7
Al Horford - 6
Brook Lopez - 5
Russell Westbrook - 5
Gerald Wallace - 5

Rebounds
LaMarcus Aldridge - 11
Emeka Okafor - 11
Al Horford - 10
Brook Lopez - 8
Kevin Durant - 6

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Durant makes the tough shot despite contact.

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Re: OKC - 2011 [44-8] CP3 makes Blazers debut

Postby Andrew on Mon Mar 28, 2011 1:48 pm

Decent debut for Paul. Good win, looks like a rivalry certainly isn't out of the question.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [44-8] CP3 makes Blazers debut

Postby Phil89 on Mon Mar 28, 2011 5:18 pm

Definitely. That game was closer than the final score suggests. Neither team lead by more than 5 until I broke away in the last minute.

Tough stretch coming up. Lakers, Clippers, Dallas and Portland again I think. :)
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Re: OKC - 2011 [44-8] CP3 makes Blazers debut

Postby Phil89 on Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:02 pm

19/2/11

Season's trades recapped after trade deadline passes

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It seems that the flurry of activity normally seen on trade deadline day happened already during the season.
In all 54 players from 20 teams traded places. Including big names like Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony and Deron Williams.
The teams not involved were Boston, Dallas, Detroit, Indiana, LA Lakers, Milwaukee, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Sacramento and San Antonio.


29/11/10
Oklahoma City
OJ Mayo + Daequan Cook
<->
Memphis
James Harden, Hasheem Thabeet and Second round pick

06/12/10
Oklahoma City
Jeff Green, Nick Collison + First round pick
<->
New Jersey
Brook Lopez + Travis Outlaw

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Oklahoma City
Travis Outlaw + Acie Law
<->
Miami
Ronald Murray + Eddie House

09/12/10
Charlotte
Gerald Wallace
<->
Portland
Joel Pryzibilla + First round pick

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Cleveland
Mo Williams
<->
Los Angeles
Baron Davis + First round pick

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Houston
Aaron Brooks
<->
Phoenix
Goran Dragic + First round pick

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Utah
Deron Williams
<->
New Jersey
Devin Harris, Derrick Favors + First round pick

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Chicago
James Johnson
<->
Toronto
First round pick

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Denver
Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups + Renaldo Balkman
<->
New York
Danilo Gallinari, Raymond Felton, Wilson Chandler, Timofey Mozgov, First round pick + Second round pick

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Atlanta
Mike Bibby, Maurice Evans, Jordan Crawford + First round pick
<->
Washington
Kirk Hinrich

23/01/11
Orlando
Rashard Lewis
<->
Washington
Gilbert Arenas

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Orlando
Mickael Pietrus, Marcin Gortat + First round pick
<->
Phoenix
Jason Richardson, Hedo Turkoglu and Earl Clark

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Golden State
Brandan Wright and Dan Gadzuric
<->
New Jersey
Troy Murphy + Second round pick

25/01/11
Utah
CJ Miles
<->
Los Angeles
Randy Foye

03/02/11
Memphis
Cole Aldrich
<->
Cleveland
Ryan Hollins

15/02/11
New Orleans
Chris Paul, Emeka Okafor and Stephon Marbury
<->
Portland
Rudy Fernandez, Andre Miller, Jerryd Bayless, Marcus Camby, Luke Babbitt + Second round pick



Winners
Portland
The Blazers added three all-star quality players in Chris Paul, Gerald Wallace and Emeka Okafor.
They lose some depth in Przybilla, Fernandez, Miller, Camby, Bayless and Babbitt. Also both of their 2011 draft picks.
Importantly though, they still have center Greg Oden and promising guard Nicolas Batum coming off the bench.

Oklahoma City
The Thunder added more height to combat tall teams out west like the Lakers, Spurs, Mavericks and Kings.
An all-star calibre center in Brook Lopez and 7 ft 3 giant Hasheem Thabeet, who has some potential.
They also re-acquired young guard James Harden from Memphis after OJ Mayo got homesick.
Mayo was their second top scorer last season, but they feel that Harden has the talent to emulate him.

New Jersey
The Nets acquired a superstar in Deron Williams and an all-star in Jeff Green.
They were also able to dump Murphy's $52m contract in exchange for Wright and Gadzuric.

Orlando
The Magic made drastic changes this season as they felt their roster had become too stale to compete for the title.
They added Arenas, Richardson and Turkoglu to bolster their offensive play. Losing Gortat shortens their roster though.

New York
They added another superstar in Carmelo Anthony and have the opportunity to added another one or two in the off-season.
They could possibly have 15m-28m of cap room to spend during the next free agency period.

Losers
Charlotte
They gave up their star player in Wallace for a veteran center and a first round pick.
They may struggle to convince the likes of Barbosa, Augustin, Landry and Diaw to re-sign next season.

Denver, New Orleans and Utah
All three teams were forced to trade their franchise players and scramble for the best deal possible.
Their new players will have to adjust quickly to their game plans if they plan on featuring in the playoffs.
The Nuggets, Jazz and Hornets currently occupy 6th, 7th and 8th in the western conference respectively.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [44-8] CP3 makes Blazers debut

Postby Phil89 on Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:03 pm

20/2/11

Oklahoma City Thunder [44-8] vs Los Angeles Lakers [37-16]

Lakers end Thunder's winning streak at 18

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OKC - 31 28 33 36 128
LAL - 38 29 27 37 131

Player of the Game: Kobe Bryant


OKC _______ LAL
49-96 - FGM/A - 56-103
5-16 - 3PTM/A - 7-16
25-28 - FTM/A - 12-14
35 - Rebounds - 46
24 - Assists - 34
8 - Blocks - 4
7 - Steals - 4
11 - Turnovers - 15
11 - Fouls - 17


Top Scorers
Kobe Bryant - 40
Kevin Durant - 39
Lamar Odom - 24
Brook Lopez - 22
Steve Blake - 20
Ron Artest - 17
Al Horford - 17
Russell Westbrook - 17
James Harden - 14
Pau Gasol - 14
Shannon Brown - 11

Assists
Kobe Bryant - 12
Russell Westbrook - 9
Kevin Durant - 5
Ron Artest - 5
Steve Blake - 5

Rebounds
Pau Gasol - 17
Brook Lopez - 15
Kobe Bryant - 9
Ron Artest - 7
Kevin Durant - 7
Al Horford - 6
Lamar Odom - 6

Video Highlights
Lopez blocks Odom.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [44-9] Streak ends in LA

Postby Andrew on Tue Mar 29, 2011 6:24 pm

Shame to see it come to an end (particularly against the Lakers ;)) but looks like it was a pretty epic game and you put up a good fight. Just fuel for the fire should you meet them in the Playoffs.
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Re: OKC - 2011 [44-9] Streak ends in LA

Postby Phil89 on Thu Mar 31, 2011 3:28 pm

23/2/11

Oklahoma City Thunder [44-9] vs Los Angeles Clippers [24-30]

Clippers continue domination of Thunder

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OKC - 20 26 27 32 105
LAC - 22 33 32 30 117

Player of the Game: Mo Williams


OKC _______ LAC
44-90 - FGM/A - 48-81
5-12 - 3PTM/A - 5-6
12-13 - FTM/A - 16-21
20 - Rebounds - 40
18 - Assists - 29
12 - Blocks - 5
12 - Steals - 2
11 - Turnovers - 19
16 - Fouls - 7


Top Scorers
Mo Williams - 39
Eric Gordon - 28
Kevin Durant - 28
Shannon Brown - 22
Blake Griffin - 18
Chris Kaman - 16
James Harden - 15
Brook Lopez - 12
Al Horford - 11

Assists
Mo Williams - 13
Russell Westbrook - 10
Eric Gordon - 6

Rebounds
Blake Griffin - 12
Brook Lopez - 9
DeAndre Jordan - 8
Chris Kaman - 7
Eric Gordon - 5

Video Highlights
One of Horford's 7 blocks in the game.

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Re: OKC - 2011 [44-10] Struggles continue in LA

Postby Andrew on Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:52 pm

Another beastly performance from Mo Williams. At least they likely won't make the Playoffs. ;)
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Re: OKC - 2011 [44-10] Struggles continue in LA

Postby Phil89 on Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:26 pm

If they play like that against other teams then I think they can definitely scrape through in 8th.

Which would likely mean a first round meeting with me. That would be interesting. :)
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Re: OKC - 2011 [44-10] Struggles continue in LA

Postby Phil89 on Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:09 pm

25/2/11

Oklahoma City Thunder [44-10] vs Phoenix Suns [31-22]

Brown rescues Thunder and sets up overtime win

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OKC - 29 24 22 32 23 130
PHX - 22 29 21 35 13 121

Player of the Game: Al Horford


OKC _______ PHX
47-105 - FGM/A - 51-108
8-19 - 3PTM/A - 2-6
28-31 - FTM/A - 17-22
42 - Rebounds - 56
27 - Assists - 27
8 - Blocks - 10
13 - Steals - 5
16 - Turnovers - 23
15 - Fouls - 18


Top Scorers
Aaron Brooks - 44
Kevin Durant - 36
Channing Frye - 27
Shannon Brown - 27
Steve Nash - 21
James Harden - 21
Mickael Pietrus - 17
Al Horford - 14
Russell Westbrook - 14
Brook Lopez - 10

Assists
Al Horford - 12
Russell Westbrook - 9
Aaron Brooks - 8
Steve Nash - 4

Rebounds
Al Horford - 17
Robin Lopez - 16
Channing Frye - 11
Brook Lopez - 9
Steve Nash - 7
Marcin Gortat - 7
Mickael Pietrus - 6
Hakim Warrick - 6
Kevin Durant - 5

Video Highlights
Horford penetrates the lane then kicks it out for Durant who sinks a three.


Brown sends the game into overtime with this half court prayer.

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- Nash didn't have a huge game like usual because he was playing at SG, with Brooks at PG.
- I lead by 4 with 2 minutes left. Then somehow found myself down by 4 in the last 30 seconds.
- I put Brown in at PG and tried the 'shoot 3's and then foul' routine.
- Brown made 3 three pointers and 3 free throws in the last 20-30 seconds. Brooks made all free throws 8-8.
- Horford actually had his triple-double before overtime. Brook Lopez fouled out near end of fourth.
- They shot 27% in overtime. :applaud:
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