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May 26

Have Warriors and Cavs sucked the drama from the NBA?

Berry Tramel
The NBA Finals are set, with absolutely no surprise. Golden State-Cleveland for the third straight season.
The regular season was about playoff positioning for the other 28 years, and the first three rounds of the playoffs were about playo…

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May 26

Report: Turkey seeks arrest of Thunder’s Enes Kanter

Brett Dawson

Turkey has issued a warrant for the arrest of Thunder center Enes Kanter, according to a report from a Turkish pro-government publication.

According to a story from international news agency AFP, the Daily Sabah in Turkey reported that Kanter is sought for being a member of a “terror group.” A prosecutor in Istanbul opened an investigation into Kanter’s “alleged membership of an armed terrorist organization,” according to the AFP report.

On his Twitter account, Kanter responded to the report of the arrest warrant with a tweet in Turkish.

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May 26

Power Lunch Chat with Columnist Jenni Carlson

From Staff ReportsType your questions below for Jenni:Read more on NewsOK.com

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May 26

Playoff records give LeBron ammunition in greatest of all time debate

Berry Tramel
LeBron James became on Thursday night the career leader in NBA playoff points. LeBron had 35 points on 13-of-18 shooting as the Cavs routed Boston 135-102 to win the Eastern Conference Finals.
LeBron now has 5,995 career playoff point…

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May 25

Thunder: Exploring the Thunder’s options in next month’s NBA Draft

By Brett Dawson Staff Writer bdawson@oklahoman.comFor Sam Presti, the NBA Draft is all about opportunity.
Can the Thunder general manger find a fit?Read more on NewsOK.com

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May 25

Thunder Buddies podcast: Enes Kanter’s ordeal and the NBA Playoffs

Brett Dawson,Erik Horne,Berry TramelWelcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studio’s highly-acclaimed comedy ‘Ted,’ but inspired by our continued hope for wall-to-wall coverage of the Thunder.
Below is our lis…

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May 24

Thunder: Basketball not stopping for Domantas Sabonis in busy offseason

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comDomantas Sabonis is weeks removed from his 21st birthday. If he wanted, he could be headed for the beaches of Malaga, Spain, or vacationing with old college buddies from Gonzaga.Read more on NewsOK.com

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May 24

What a league when Kyrie Irving can’t make all-NBA

Berry Tramel
Perhaps you watched Kyrie Irving on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.Read more on NewsOK.com

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May 24

Trading Enes Kanter will be more difficult

Berry Tramel
Enes Kanter is back in the USA, after the Turkish government revoked his passport and stranded Kanter in Romania over the weekend.
Kanter made it back to New York, through some politicking and with the help of the NBA and its players assoc…

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May 24

Power Lunch Chat with Thunder writer Brett Dawson

From Staff ReportsType your questions below for Brett:Read more on NewsOK.com

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May 23

How Enes Kanter’s voice affects his trade value

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comEnes Kanter left Utah two years ago a player without a home, traded from the team that drafted him on bad terms.Read more on NewsOK.com

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May 23

Berry Tramel: Could hockey return to Oklahoma City?

By Berry Tramel Columnist btramel@oklahoman.comDan Overland’s father might have been the first sponsor of Oklahoma City’s hockey renaissance. Back in 1992, Darrell Overland walked into the Blazers’ offices in the old Century Center when the shingle was…

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May 23

Power Lunch Chat with columnist Berry Tramel

From Staff ReportsType your questions below for Berry:Read more on NewsOK.com

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May 23

Thunder Q&A: What we know about Enes Kanter’s difficult weekend

By Brett Dawson Staff Writer bdawson@oklahoman.comEnes Kanter spoke with reporters on Monday, detailing a weekend in which he fled one country, was briefly detained in another and finally made his way to the United States via London.
Kanter’s passport …

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May 23

Thunder: Why Enes Kanter kept talking after his U.S. return

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comEnes Kanter’s out-of-the-ordinary European experience has ended. Even as he was embraced in the place he now calls home, his work wasn’t finished.
In the Thunder center’s quest to get back to the United St…

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May 22

Romanian border police say Turkey canceled Thunder’s Enes Kanter’s passport

Romanian border police said Turkish authorities canceled the passport of Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who was briefly detained at a Romanian airport.

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May 22

Should Boston consider trading Isaiah Thomas?

Berry Tramel

The Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas was second-team all-NBA and received some campaigning for MVP consideration.

Then Thomas suffered a hip injury in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, is lost for the season and Boston went out and upset Cleveland 111-108 in Game 3 after getting blown out in the first two games.

How did a team excel without its best player?

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May 22

Thunder: Recapping Enes Kanter’s media call on his US future, the Turkish regime, his family

Erik Horne
On a conference call Monday from Manhattan, Thunder center Enes Kanter talked to media about his weekend abroad, and much more.
Kanter addressed questions on how he returned to the United States and more after he spent close to fou…

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May 21

Thunder center Enes Kanter to speak with media Monday after detainment in Romania

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.com

Enes Kanter pointed two fingers toward his ear-to-ear smile, in the background above him the words “Welcome to the United States of America” were mounted in greeting.

“Well!!

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May 21

Berry Tramel: Kevin Durant, LeBron James have swapped roles

By Berry Tramel Columnist btramel@oklahoman.comKevin Durant says if you don’t like what you’re seeing in the NBA Playoffs, there’s a simple remedy.Read more on NewsOK.com

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