Presti likes to talk about the canvas the Thunder have been working off since they arrived in OKC a decade ago.

Their first season wasn’t good — 23 wins — but it was about the potential of a young roster. From that point on, it has been about trajectory — the Thunder got good, and fast. They’ve sustained success for 10 years, and with Westbrook and George they’ve guaranteed at least a good team for another few.
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The questions of how good they really are and if a Westbrook-George pairing can win a title can be tabled, at least for a few minutes. Like Westbrook before, George’s staying is a win in and of itself. It’s a victory for the organization on a cultural scale, validating so much of what it has invested in.

But George really never wavered. He liked Emmitt Smith Jersey OKC. He liked the franchise. He liked head coach Billy Donovan. He liked Westbrook. And he liked Presti. Free agency is about getting to pick where you want to play. Paul George chose Oklahoma City.Fantasy baseball forecaster for Week 14: July 2-8

The Heat (0-1) were led by Duncan Robinson, as he tallied 18 points and six rebounds. Jarrod Jones was their best player, as he led the bench with 15 points and 12 boards. Rashad Vaughn totaled 11 points, two rebounds, four assists and two steals.

The Pelicans (2-0) got a near triple-double out of Walter Lemon Jr., as he collected 19 points, eight rebounds and nine assists. Cheick Diallo finished with 14 points, nine rebounds and three assists. Cliff Alexander went a perfect 7-of-7 from the field to accrue 15 points, five Juuse Saros Womens Jersey rebounds and two steals. Trevon Bluiett was huge off the bench, providing 26 points on 10-of-14 shooting.

On deck for Miami is a matchup with the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday. As for New Orleans, they’ll play the Detroit Pistons on Monday for their next fixture.