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A podcast about the Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, and Pop Culture. New episodes every Monday, Post Game Shows after every Thunder game! Hosted by Jacob, Tayler, Nick, Justin, and Kamiar. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Locker Room for even more content.

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    • Jul 1, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 49m AVG DURATION
    • 620 EPISODES

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    Lu Dort is back in OKC for 5 years!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 37:23

    Jacob, Tayler and Nick discuss Lu Dort's new contract with the OKC Thunder, the significance of the dollar amount, and what Dort's role looks like moving forward! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Thunder Decline Team Options for Dort, Muscala + NBA Free Agency

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 71:06

    “Jacob, Kamiar, and Tayler breakdown all of the pre-free agency news, including the Thunder not exercising Muscala's team option, Dort's restricted free agency, and Roby's team option being picked up. Then, they break down the Dejounte Murray trade to the Hawks, including the picks it took to obtain him. Finally they rapid fire through some free agency predictions, including players like Mo Bamba, Collin Sexton, James Harden, Lu Dort, and SO much more!”  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Thunder Draft Presser Reactions + NBA Draft Grades

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 86:05

    Tayler, JD, and Justin give their reactions to the Thunder draft press conference including Chet's fit in OKC, Dieng's upside, J-Dub's shooting, and J-Will's scrappiness. Then we play "like it," "love it," "hate it" for draft hauls around the league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Oklahoma City Thunder Draft Chet Holmgren

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 83:50

    Jacob, JD, Tayler, Kamiar, Justin, and Nick get together to give their immediate NBA Draft reactions including: chaos at #1, was Chet always the guy?, what the hell happened at pick 11?, Ousmane Dieng reactions, plus a double dose of Jalen (Jaylin) Williams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Draft Eve Predictions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 69:24

    Jacob, JD, and Tayler discuss the Jerami Grant trade, give their bold predictions, and discuss what they think OKC will do on draft night! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Thunder Draft Rumors + Is Jabari a Lock at No. 1?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 91:14

    Jacob, Justin, Kamiar, and Tayler give their gut feelings heading into Thursday's NBA Draft, then discuss their crazy scenarios for OKC. Then we go league-wide for a game of True or False including: are the Magic locked in on Jabari? Will the Kings trade #4? Is Portland looking to move pick 7? And so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Draft breakdown + Thunder fits with Matt Pennie

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 47:07

    Jacob, Tayler and Kamiar are joined by Matt Pennie of The Athletic's Game Theory Podcast to discuss draft fits in OKC, Chet Holmgren, options at pick 12, and SO much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Thunder trade rumors + The value of Dort

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 69:16

    Jacob and Tayler discuss Jon Givonny's most recent intel-based mock draft, specifically the Thunder's “aggressiveness” to trade up from pick 12, interest in Ivey and Sharpe, the possibility of Chet going at 1, and Lu Dort's perceived trade value amongst the fan base. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Shaedon Sharp to OKC? + Will OKC Trade up?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 71:17

    Jacob, Nick, JD, and Justin dive into all the latest rumors surrounding the Thunder and the NBA Draft including: Givony reports there is mutual interest between Shaedon Sharpe and OKC, packaging picks 30+34 for a vet, and the impending roster crunch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Paolo Banchero's fit on OKC + Thunder trade up Rumors

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 80:47

    Jacob, Justin, and JD discuss chatter around the Thunder taking Paolo Banchero at pick number 2: does he make sense? Would you be excited? Do we like him more than Chet? Then we discuss the smoke around OKC looking to trade up from pick 12: is Sochan the guy? Is there another target? Who would Presti target? Then we play a game of Play the Percentages! Download the Call In app: https://callin.com/link/bqduwNubuo Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ranking previous #2 and #12 picks + Decoding Presti's mind

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 79:28

    Jacob, Nick, Silva and Tayler rank the past 10 #2 picks in order to see where Chet Holmgren may fall in that group, then repeat the process for the late lottery. We then discuss Presti's mind on Jaden Ivey and answer some Twitter questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    How much do we trust mock drafts? + Twitter and Reddit Qs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 69:06

    The squad gets together to look at the newest mock drafts, discuss how reliable mocks are, talk our own personal risers and fallers, and answer your questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Who would trade OKC for pick 12? + Ranking Presti's 1st round picks

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 93:24

    Jacob, Tayler and Kamiar come up with trade frameworks to trade up from pick 12 and who the team might target, then we put every OKC Thunder 1st round draft selection in tiers to evaluate Presti's draft history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Pick #1 talk with Magic podcast The Sixth Man + Draft Rumor Roundup

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 69:00

    Luke and Jonathan of The Sixth Man — an Orlando Magic podcast — join the show to talk who the Magic may take at #1 and what an Orlando/OKC trade might look like. Then Jacob, Silva, and Tayler round up all the draft rumors for the Thunder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Scouting Jabari, Chet, Paolo, and Ivey with Derek Murray

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 80:00

    Jacob, Justin, and Nick are joined by former Thunder employee, and current NBA Draft Scout and Advisor Derek Murray. We break down who the Thunder should look at with pick #2, why the top-3 in this Draft is really a top-4, and how he views guys like Shaedon Sharpe, and Dyson Daniels coming out of the combine. Then we discuss pick and trade scenarios for the Thunder at 12, and make predictions for how draft night will go down. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Thunder land Pick #2 + the Jabari Smith, Chet Holmgren, or Paolo Banchero debate

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 56:49

    Jacob, JD, Tayler, Justin, and Nick lose their collective minds about the Thunder's draft lottery results. Then, we dive straight into our debates on Jabari vs Chet vs Paolo. We answer a ton of listener questions, debate how OKC could trade up, and ponder who they might take at pick 12. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Thunder NBA Draft Night Trades + Who Has the Most Young Talent?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 66:46

    Jacob, Justin, and JD Silva jump in and propose hypothetical trades that could move the Thunder up from Pick 12. Then, we debate who has the most future talent from the Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Detroit Pistons, and Oklahoma City Thunder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Player comps for the 2022 NBA Lottery

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 81:53

    Jacob, Kamiar, and JD Silva give their best NBA comps for the 2022 NBA draft class and debate on which of those players fit best in Oklahoma City. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Thunder Lottery Debates + How Should the OKC Shape their Roster?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 71:37

    Jacob, JD Silva, Justin, Nick and (eventually) Tayler, reminisce about the NBA Playoffs, then debate whether we'd have pick 1 and 12, or 3 and 6. Next, we discuss the right way to shape a championship roster. Lastly, we play a game of Take it or Leave it with topics including: The Jazz breakup?, Zach Lavine, the Hawks, and OKC's shooting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Tankathon founder Matt Hoover + NBA Lottery Mock Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 40:07

    Jacob and Tayler are joined by Matt Hoover, founder of Tankathon.Com, to discuss the site's origins, traffic data, and much more! Then the Uncontested boys do a Tankathon spin and lottery mock draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Evaluating the Thunder's future assets + Tankathon Mock Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 70:42

    Jacob, Nick, Justin and Tayler dive deep on OKC's future draft assets including whether or not Sam Presti cashes in to move up this summer, and how much value each assets holds. Then we give a tankathon spin and run through a mock lottery, before giving our NBA playoff predictions.r Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    SI's Jeremy Woo on Creating his Mock Draft, and the 2022 Draft Class

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 35:54

    Jacob and JD are joined by Sports Illustrated's Jeremy Woo, a staff writer and NBA Draft expert to talk the 2022 NBA Draft! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    NBA Draft with Keandre of Hoop Intellect!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 55:44

    Jacob and Nick are joined by Keandre of Hoop Intellect to look at Josh Giddey's and Tre Mann's rookie seasons, then talk the 2022 class and who OKC should target. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sam Presti Exit Interview Breakdown + Take it or Leave it

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 51:40

    Tayler and Jacob break down the big ideas from Sam Presti's season exit interview, talk about the summer of 2023, then play a game of take it or leave it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Thunder get a 2nd lottery pick + Mock Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 61:15

    Jacob and Tayler dive into the ramifications of the LA Clippers loss that gifted the OKC Thunder the 12th best lottery odds, debate the impact of that pick, and do a top 14 mock draft! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Thunder Exit Interview Reactions + Season Recap Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 50:46

    Jacob and Nick dissect the Thunder's exit interviews and the optimism that surrounded the players. Then Nick quizzes Jacob on stats from the previous season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Bazley/Giddey/Dort/Mann End of Season Availability

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 55:04

    Listen to end of season availability from Darius Bazley, Josh Giddey, Lu Dort and Tre Mann! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Mark Daigneault + SGA End of Season Availability

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 39:34

    Audio of Mark Daigneault and Shai Gilegous-Alexander's end of season interviews! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    OKC Thunder Season Recap + Summer Predictions

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 78:05

    Jacob, Justin, JD Silva, Tayler, and Nick wrap up the Thunder's 2021-22 Season including: was this season a success?, what did we learn about this team moving forward?, and where will the Thunder's lottery pick end up. Then we give our summer predictions for OKC and look ahead to the play-in tournament. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #81: Thunder's 6 players lose to the Lakers

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2022 23:50

    Jacob discusses OKCs super-tank loss to the Lakers, the six (closer to five) players who took the floor for the Thunder, and gives a tank update. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #80: Thunder Fall To Jazz, Two Games Remain

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 30:42

    Nick goes live after the OKC Thunder's 137-101 loss against the Utah Jazz to break down Roby's improvement, a much needed loss, lottery odds and draft ideas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #79: OKC Thunder come back from 19pts down to beat the Trail Blazers

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 33:25

    Justin and Jacob discuss the Thunder's improbable come back to beat Portland including: Jaylen Hoard turns into young Shaq, Portland tarnishes the game of basketball, 10-day guys make the most of their moment and more. Then we dive into the lottery implications coming out of the game, and how we think the Thunder will perform down the stretch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    OKC Thunder beat the Suns + Season Superlatives

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 82:36

    Jacob, Justin, and Tayler break down the Thunder's shocking win over the Phoenix Suns, including Poku's triple-double, Sarr's three point shooting, and bench scoring. Then we give a Tank Update and predict where we think OKC's pick will fall, before giving our season superlatives. Then we open up the mailbag and answer your questions from Twitter, Reddit, Instagram and the LiveStream. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game 77: Thunder lose the battle, but win the Tank War vs. the Pistons

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2022 54:26

    Tayler breaks down the important "L" for the Thunder, as OKC loses to Detroit 110-101 and is now 0.5 games back from third best lottery odds. Tayler dives into the eight available players for OKC tonight and goes on a brief tangent on how other teams like Detroit are tanking just as hard as OKC is. He then mentions some "highlights" from the game including Jaylen Hoard aka Jaylen Board, Theo Maledon, and Lindy Waters. To wrap things up, Tayler answers all of your twitter questions and live chat questions, ranging from Lindy Waters' future with OKC to upcoming draft prospects. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #76: Thunder Lose to Atlanta, Waters III Scores Career High

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 23:45

    JD Silva talks through the Thunder's loss to Atlanta on Wednesday night. Lindy Waters III scored a career high against his old high school teammate Trae Young, Vit Krejci threw some nifty passes and Theo filled up the box score. . . again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #75: Thunder lose the tank battle but win the game in Portland

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 31:24

    Jacob goes live after the Thunder eek out an OT win in Portland to discuss Roby's big night, Wiggins hard play and the tank implications from beating the Blazers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Thunder shutting down Giddey (and SGA?) + Real or Fake

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 75:10

    Jacob, Justin, Tayler and JD, break down the Thunder's week that was including Daigneault's comments about Giddey's and SGA's injury recovery. Then, we play a game of Real or Fake including: Poku's hot streak, Tre Mann's shooting, and OKC's offensive rating. Then we dive deeeep into the tank and give our predictions for how all four of the Thunder's picks shake out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #74: OKC Thunder fall to the Nuggets 107-113

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2022 28:23

    Justin breaks down the Thunder's valiant performance in Denver including: G-League for the (almost) win, Theo continues to fill it up, Poku's most efficient game ever?, Hand Down Mann Down, and WTF Denver. Then he looks ahead at the upcoming schedule, current lottery odds, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #73: Thunder reluctantly beat Magic 118-102

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 34:56

    JD Silva and Jacob break down the Thunder's Wednesday win over the Orlando Magic, including what implications this game will have on their lottery projections. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #72: Thunder Drop 10th Straight, but Tre Mann Makes History

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 29:04

    Nick goes live after the OKC Thunder's 132-123 loss against the Boston Celtics to break down Tre Mann's historic night, SGA's continued success, the reverse standings, and a top-six mock draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    OKC Thunder out-tank the Magic + Lottery Look-Ahead

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 70:55

    Jacob, Justin, Nick, and Tayler dissect the tank off between OKC and Orlando including: Poku's wild night, Bazley's offensive output, Tre Mann goes cold, and more. Then, we look at the Thunder's lottery odds as they currently stand, and a hypothetical Lu Dort draft night trade. Finally, in honor of March Madness, we fill out our NBA Playoffs bracket. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #69: Heat too hot for Thunder

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2022 39:18

    Jacob goes live to break down OKCs 120-108 loss to the Miami Heat, Tre Mann's scorching 2nd quarter, the continued brilliance of SGA, some areas of growth for guys like Mann and Poku, and an important tank update! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #68: Another wild game in San Antonio

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 43:08

    Jacob goes live after the Thunder's thrilling 122-120 loss to the San Antonio Spurs to talk about Shai Gilgeous-Alexander making another leap, the ebbs and flows of Darius Bazley, consistent growth from Poku, the tank standings, and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #67: Thunder lose to the red hot Hornets

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 39:21

    Tayler breaks down the Thunder's 134-116 loss to the Hornets, including the Thunder's season high first quarter and Charlotte's hot shooting from outside. Then, Tayler breaks down some themes from the game, including Theo's struggles, Tre Mann impacting the game without scoring, Thunder turnovers, a career night for Vit Krejci, POKU, another big game from Bazley, and star Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    OKC Thunder lose to the Grizzlies + Darius Bazley Career High

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 68:52

    Jacob, Kamiar, Justin, and JD Silva break down the Thunder's loss to Memphis including: Memphis' size, SGA's brilliance, Baze's career high, and Poku's development. Then we dive into a Tank Update and debate whether the 3rd or the 5th best lottery odds are more likely, before giving our takes on where the Clippers pick will land. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #66: Shai Comes Back to Earth, Thunder Lose in Minnesota

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 22:43

    JD Silva breaks down the Thunder's 132-102 loss in Minnesota, including how Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finally struggled on offense as more injuries pile up for this Thunder team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #65: Thunder lose to Bucks + OKC Surgeries

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 36:43

    Jacob marvels at SGA's continued excellence as the Thunder lose to the Milwaukee Bucks, discusses the news of Lu Dort, Mike Muscala and Ty Jerome having surgery, evaluates Poku's growth, and gives a tank update! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Thunder lose to Jazz, SGA as a #1? and Tank Update

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2022 74:55

    Jacob, JD, and Tayler record live talking about the Thunder's 116-103 loss to the Jazz, debate if Shai Gilgeous-Alexander can be a #1 option for a contending team, project final tank standings, and take a trip around the association! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #63: Oklahoma City Thunder lose to the Timberwolves 101-138

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2022 28:53

    Justin dives into the Thunder's loss to the T-Wolves including: the Thunder's defensive disappearance, SGA plays like an All-Star, Poku Time, Tre Mann stays hot, Isaiah Roby is a tank-killer, bench scoring, does Dort return?, and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #62: Isaiah Roby and SGA take over, Thunder win in Denver

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 33:19

    Jacob dissects OKCs 119-107 win over the Denver Nuggets, talks about Poku's success, Isaiah Roby's career night, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander taking over the game down the stretch, and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Post Game #61: Key Loss for Reverse Standings Against Kings

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2022 23:21

    Nick goes live after the OKC Thunder's 131-110 loss against the Sacramento Kings to break down SGA's efficiency, Poku stuffing the stat sheet, the lack of defense by the Thunder, and the significance of this loss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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