Glasgow Rocks centre Daniel Northern leaves to join Japanese side Crane Thunder. Chris Johnson signs with German Pro B outfit Schwelm.
Basically the Thunder just paid $100k to land a $1.25 mil trade exception for a full year
The Oklahoma City Thunder sent the Philadelphia 76ers $100,000 in the Thabeet trade - could have just cut him outright - wanted that TPE
What do the Spurs, Thunder, Blazers, Nets, Hawks, Wiz, Bobcats, Pacers, and Memphis all have in common besides making the playoffs in 13'14?
As for the Thunder-Sixers deal, give both sides a C+. OKC's options with trade exception limited since it's so small. PHI gets cash.
Thunder have traded Hasheem Thabeet to Philadelphia for a second round pick and a trade exception, per team.
The Thunder has let two trade exceptions expire in the last calendar year, but Sam Presti has used one before (next tweet).
Thunder now nearly $2.7 million below next season's luxury tax line with 14 players under contract after dealing Hasheem Thabeet to Philly
Trade of Hasheem Thabeet doesn't necessarily mean Thunder is going to add someone. OKC likes roster flexibility. Currently at 14.
The Thunder now have 14 players on guaranteed contracts for next season.
OKC also receives a highly protected second round pick in the deal, though it is unlikely to ever make it to the Thunder.
The Thunder are just getting a $1.2 million traded player exception in the deal, I'm told. Sixers are under the cap.
The Thunder has traded center Hasheem Thabeet to Philadelphia for a $1.25 million trade exception.
Thunder, I'm told, will send cash considerations to Sixers so Philly will absorb Thabeet's contract. OKC thus creates $1.25 million TPE
Updated NBA title odds have Thunder (6/1) fourth behind Bulls (11/2), Spurs (4/1) and Cavs (5/2).
Mildly interesting: In the Thunder's Mark Daigneault release, they only referred to the 66ers as its "D-League team." Name change coming?
The Thunder have named Mark Daigneault the new head coach of the 66ers. He replaces Darko Rajakovic who just joined Scott Brooks' staff.
Former Tulsa 66ers head coach Darko Rajakovic moved up to become one of Scott Brooks' assistants with the Thunder last month.
66ers job even more appealing with move to OKC. Games at Cox Center. Practice facility in Edmond. Closely linked to Thunder.
Last RT, ESPN Summer Forecast voters picked Spurs to win the Western Conference Finals next season with 232 votes, Thunder 159, Clippers 89
The Thunder Buddies podcast returns later today. Should be up within a couple hours.
New Thunder Buddies podcast dropping later today.