Billy Donovan

2017-2018 Northwest Division Projections

X-Oklahoma City Thunder 53-29 (3) The 2017-2018 NBA season proved to be a strange, but interesting one for the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder had to deal with the notion that they no longer had the services of small forward Kevin Durant as after nine seasons with the franchise he decided to leave in free [...]

2016-2017 Northwest Division Projections

X-Portland Trailblazers 51-31 (4) After winning 51 games during the 2014-2015 NBA season, the 2015-2016 campaign was expected to be a down one for the Portland Trailblazers. The summer of 2015 saw the Trailblazers ravaged by departures which included power forward LaMarcus Aldridge joining the San Antonio Spurs and shooting guard Wes Matthews signing on [...]

A Thunderous Defeat

A week ago life was good for the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder had a 3-1 lead over the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals, and a trip to the NBA Finals appeared to be in the cards for them. But the Thunder were unable to seal the deal as they lost their [...]

Remember Us?

The 2014-2015 NBA season was a tough one for the Oklahoma City Thunder as they succumbed to injuries. And in spite of not having the services of point guard Russell Westbrook or small forward Kevin Durant for lengthy periods of the season, the Thunder were still able to win 45 games. Typically 45 wins should [...]

2015-2016 Northwest Division Projections

Y-Oklahoma City Thunder 58-24 (2) The past five years years have seen the Oklahoma City Thunder emerge as a contender for the NBA Championship. But injuries put the Thunder in a bind last season as they missed the NBA Playoffs last year for the first time since 2009 in spite of the fact that they [...]