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2020 Schedule
4th in Northwest
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3d

Gilgeous-Alexander: Not filling Westbrook's shoes

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who is preparing to step into the point guard position Russell Westbrook held for 11 years for the Oklahoma City Thunder, wants to temper expectations. Maybe that is understandable.

Young: CP3 will play with plenty of motivation next year (1:20)
Jalen is hyped for Russ' return to OKC, Lakers-Clippers on Christmas (1:52)
18d

The Hoop Collective: Rich Paul Rule, Team USA, 'Melo

Brian Windhorst, Kevin Arnovitz and Royce Young open the show by breaking down the "Rich Paul Rule" and what it really means. Then, the guys discuss Team USA's roster, Gregg Popovich's coaching plans and how the Celtics players in camp are using this as a chance to build team chemistry (8:52). Plus, they talk about Kyle Lowry's important role on the team (25:10) and Carmelo Anthony's fallout with the Thunder (34:11).

Melo: Wasn't my choice to step away but had to (0:47)
Melo: Never said anything about a farewell tour (1:04)
Stephen A.: Melo isn't deserving of a farewell tour (1:58)
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30dRoyce Young

Westbrook: Ready to sacrifice for Rockets, title

After spending his first 11 seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Westbrook officially embarked on his new chapter Friday. "I only care about one team," he said, "and that's the Houston Rockets."

Westbrook praises OKC for taking him in (0:36)
CP3, Beal and Tatum play 1-on-1 (1:12)
Presti thinks 'the world of PG,' but trading him wasn't mutual (0:42)
Friedell: OKC can't trade CP3 because of atrocious contract (0:43)
Jalen advises CP3 not to panic (1:02)
38d

The Hoop Collective: Kemba's Fit, CP3's Future, Kawhi

Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon talk about how the Hornets and Kemba Walker parted ways (2:20), how the Thunder will move forward with Chris Paul (18:50), if Kawhi Leonard really makes his teammates better (33:46) and some of the hidden details behind the Leonard/Paul George move (37:35).

Hollins storms off set after Foxworth defends CP3 (1:03)
39d

Barnwell Show: OKC 'what ifs' with Kevin Pelton

Bill is joined by ESPN NBA writer Kevin Pelton to do some NBA "what-ifs" in the wake of the wild free agency period. The first of which being if the Thunder had not traded James Harden to the Rockets in 2012 (0:22), including what other packages were available at the time and what other player movement it would have affected. The second being if the Thunder had beaten the Warriors in Game 6 of the 2016 WCF after leading 3-1 and gone on to face an injury-riddled Cavaliers team in the NBA Finals (21:01).

Windhorst: Thunder not rushing to trade CP3 (0:47)
42d

Woj Pod; Westbrook Trade, Harden, Steve Nash

Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni joins The Woj Pod to discuss the Chris Paul/Russell Westbrook trade, tensions within the Rockets locker room, why James Harden's voice is so important in personnel decisions, coaching the season without an extension, how he's had to compromise his offensive system to fit Harden's talents, working for a new, hands-on owner and a lingering regret of how he coached the Suns/Spurs battles a decade ago.

Harden on Westbrook trade: 'Russ wasn't happy' (0:28)
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44d

Westbrook 'eternally grateful' to Oklahoma City

Longtime Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, now bound for Houston, took to Instagram on Friday to thank the Oklahoma City community, saying he was "eternally grateful" for the 11 years he spent with the organization.

Team Stats

Points Per Game114.57th
Rebounds Per Game48.12nd
Assists Per Game23.423rd
Points Allowed111.116th

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