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July 6, 2014 Updates
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The Oklahoma City Thunder has named Darko Rajakovic as assistant coach, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Rajakovic has spent the past two seasons as the head coach of the Tulsa 66ers, the Thunder’s NBA D-League affiliate. “Darko’s diverse basketball background, knowledge of the game and ability to develop players at a high level were clearly apparent during his time in Tulsa, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to add him to our staff,” said Thunder Head Coach Scott Brooks. “His understanding of the core tenants of what we do, thanks to his time in Tulsa, will maintain a level of consistency that we value and his various head coaching experiences internationally will provide another layer to our coaches.” NBA.com

July 4, 2014 Updates
July 3, 2014 Updates

Ken Berger: By all indications, Thunder and Bulls remain favorites to land Pau Gasol. But if Melo stays in NY, could sway of Phil-Fish-Melo tip scales? Twitter @KBergCBS

While retaining Trevor Ariza remains their focus after already locking up Marcin Gortat, the Wizards don’t want to be caught stammering in case the free agent swingman chooses to play elsewhere. The Wizards have quietly worked behind the scenes and reached out to several potential replacements, including the last small forward to reach all-star status with the franchise: Caron Butler. A person close to Butler confirmed Thursday that Washington expressed interest in the veteran swingman. Washington Post

Kevin Durant: Congrats @Thabo Sefolosha! Thanks for all the hard work u put in while in a thunder uniform, good luck Twitter @KDTrey5

Guard Sebastian Telfair is returning to the NBA on a one-year deal, non-guaranteed deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder, a person familiar with the deal told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly until the deal was announced officially. USA Today Sports

 

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