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2013–14 Oklahoma City Thunder season

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Head coach  Scott Brooks
Record  59–23 (.720)
General manager  Sam Presti
Arena  Chesapeake Energy Arena
Place  Division: 1st (Northwest) Conference: 2nd (Western)
Playoff finish  Conference Finals (Eliminated 2–4)

The 2013–14 Oklahoma City Thunder season is the 6th season of the franchise in Oklahoma City and the 48th in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Key dates

  • June 27: The 2013 NBA draft took place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
  • July 1: 2013 NBA free agency began.
  • October 5: OKC's preseason began.
  • October 30: OKC's regular season begins.
  • December 10: Scott Brooks picks up his 250th career win.
  • Draft picks

    Going into the draft on June 27, 2013, the Thunder, with the 12th pick (acquired from Houston), chose Steven Adams, a center from New Zealand. The Thunder also had the Charlotte Bobcats' second-round pick, which was used to draft Álex Abrines from Spain. The Thunder also chose Archie Goodwin with the 29th pick of the draft, which was later dealt to Phoenix. Andre Roberson (drafted by Minnesota) and Grant Jerret (drafted by Portland) was sent to the Thunder in the draft.

    Off-season

    The Thunder acquired Steven Adams, Andre Roberson, Grant Jerret, and Álex Abrines from the draft. The Thunder also re-signed 39-year-old Derek Fisher and brought Ryan Gomes back to the NBA. Steven Adams and Andre Roberson were later signed by the Thunder on July 12.

    The Thunder was also involved in a three way trade in which Minnesota traded Luke Ridnour and a second round pick to Milwaukee and Oklahoma City traded Kevin Martin to Minnesota. Milwaukee traded Szymon Szewczky's rights to Oklahoma City.

    They also named Robert Pack and Mike Terpstra as the new Thunder assistant coaches to replace Maurice Cheeks, who agreed to be the Detroit Pistons' head coach. The Thunder later waived DeAndre Liggins on September 6 following his arrest on September 1.

    SG Thabo Sefolosha changed his jersey number from 2 to 25. On September 27, the Thunder signed former Phoenix Suns Diante Garrett and Kansas State Rodney McGruder.

    Transactions

  • On July 12, the Thunder signed draft picks Steven Adams and Andre Roberson.
  • On July 24, the Thunder re-signed 39-year-old Derek Fisher.
  • On July 31, the Thunder named Robert Pack and Mike Terpstra as assistant coaches.
  • On August 7, the Thunder signed Ryan Gomes.
  • On September 6, the Thunder waived DeAndre Liggins, six days after his arrest.
  • On September 27, the Thunder signed Diante Garrett and Rodney McGruder.
  • On October 10, the Thunder waived Daniel Orton.
  • On October 25, the Thunder waived Diante Garrett and Rodney McGruder.
  • On October 25, the Thunder exercised contact options on Reggie Jackson, Perry Jones and Jeremy Lamb.
  • On January 7, the Thunder traded Ryan Gomes to Boston as part of a 3-team trade, and received two second-round draft picks from Boston.
  • On March 1, the Thunder signed Caron Butler.
  • Injuries

  • On July 10, Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, according to The Oklahoman.
  • On October 1, the team announced that Russell Westbrook had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee to reduce swelling.
  • On December 27, Russell Westbrook had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee to reduce swelling.
  • References

    2013–14 Oklahoma City Thunder season Wikipedia


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