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Thunder Journal: Summer Recap

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

Who knew that Charles Dickens’ iconic opening line from a novel published in 1859 would become the perfect prophetic summer summary of a basketball team in Oklahoma City 162 years later? Well, nobody did because James Naismith wouldn’t even start lobbing soccer balls into peach baskets until 32 years later and Oklahoma wouldn’t become the 46th state until 48 years later.

What’s the biggest lesson here, kids? Basketball is older than Oklahoma.

Let’s recap the Thunder offseason.

The Best of Times

OKC lands the #2 pick.