Sam Presti

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 [...]

Now It’s My Team

Russell Westbrook In a bit of a surprising move point guard Russell Westbrook signed an extension this week to remain with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Westbrook was heading into the final year of his contract with the Thunder and he agreed to a three-year deal that is potentially worth $85.7 million, while he [...]

What About Me?

By now you know that small forward Kevin Durant has decided to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Golden State Warriors in free agency. The moves marks the end for one of the greatest players to ever suit up for the Seattle Supersonics/Thunder franchise as Durant was the team's all-time leader in made [...]

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 [...]

The Magic Of Sam Presti

Sam Presti Sam Presti has been an NBA general manager since 2007. Presti started as a GM in the front office of the Seattle Supersonics before they became the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2008. Presti's first season saw the Sonics finish with a record of 20-62 which was the second worst record in [...]