Oklahoma City just picked their new name and jerseys. The colors are black and gold. It looks pretty nice almost Wake Forest like.
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I love the design. It’s only a matter of time before the city falls in love with it’s young, talented team.
odenized said this on July 6, 2008 at 1:04 am | Reply
I expect to catch 10-15 games a year.
balls said this on July 6, 2008 at 8:58 am | Reply
i hope they suck and lose there fans we needed to build new team here anyways. i believe the city of seattle b-ball will re-rise soon under new owner “paul allen???”
tru seattle fan said this on July 7, 2008 at 6:34 pm | Reply
this is a hoax. BTW.
anon said this on July 7, 2008 at 8:30 pm | Reply
yay oklahoma you’re just jealous seattle boy…
mallory said this on July 8, 2008 at 6:44 am | Reply
If anyone gets a b-ball team its Kansas City and the new awesome Sprint Center, not Seattle. And being that Oklahoma and Oklahoma state are both in the Big 12 how could they possibly pick black and gold and not red for their colors? LAME!
Ed said this on July 8, 2008 at 6:49 am | Reply
Dont listen to anyone dem uniforms are nice!! get a championship for oaklahoma city
Lil d said this on July 8, 2008 at 3:07 pm | Reply
That is a good name and look. Very Western and macho.
Brian said this on July 8, 2008 at 7:45 pm | Reply
Late entry in the name race – Follow the money, it’s all about the money, it’s always about the money
The OKLAHOMA CITY GAY LORDS
DenverBabe said this on July 8, 2008 at 9:26 pm | Reply
keep it “sleepless in seattle” sonics faithful
theironwang said this on July 9, 2008 at 12:55 am | Reply
Nice uniforms and name…everyone in the OKC should get ready for some great basketball. I’m looking forward to the OKC-New Orleans game in OKC…that will be a must-see matchup…the city can’t lose that night…
RJ from Houston, TX said this on July 9, 2008 at 2:29 am | Reply
Thanks to David Stern and his smugness Seattle no longer has a team. I predict that after the initial fan response the Oklahoma City fans will stop supporting this hijacked team and it will serve the NBA right!
Bart said this on July 9, 2008 at 8:08 am | Reply
Seattle could not take care of its team. Boo hoo.
We were great hosts to the Hornets so much they’d have loved to come back. As for red? OSU is orange and black, OU is crimson and cream. Get it straight please.
OkieAtty said this on July 9, 2008 at 2:20 pm | Reply
I think that gold and black is wonderful, to draw the difference from OSU and OWho. Those two teams have their own following,a nd the NBA team should be different. No question about that. I just hope the fans don’t do like they did with the OKC Cavalry a few years back; support them for three or four years, and then, no support once the novelty wears off.
RichOK said this on July 10, 2008 at 12:06 am | Reply
I like the new uniforms but I still wish they would’ve chosen the Oklahoma City Dunkadelics. The jersey could’ve been the black and gold with the abbreviation of Dunks or Dunka. The Sonic-Boom in Seattle is now a Dunkadelic Boom in Oklahoma City.
Dunkadelic MC said this on July 10, 2008 at 6:12 am | Reply
Shanster said this on July 10, 2008 at 11:08 am | Reply
I think it’s totally awesom the NBA is here. It’s a great to show the world that OKc can handle the huge responsibility of an NBA franchise. It’t great for the people and it will create more jobs. I love it, GO BARONS!!!!!11
deNise said this on July 10, 2008 at 4:42 pm | Reply
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Oklahoma City Nickname | Basketball.org said this on July 10, 2008 at 5:16 pm | Reply
Hi all, I didn’t know that. Oklahoma City Barons, it sounds good to me. The jersey looks pretty good… now they just got to win some games!
Julien said this on July 11, 2008 at 3:00 pm | Reply
those aren’t there jerseys…. that was something that was sent in to the Oklahoman NEWSPAPER… It was one graphic designers take on how he would design the jerseys. Nothing is official. Nothing!
SCOTT JACOBS said this on July 12, 2008 at 12:11 am | Reply
How about the OKC Swindlers? Seems more fitting.
DB said this on July 13, 2008 at 9:57 pm | Reply
If this is true I like the uniforms. The colors fit the name, I am ready to buy when available.
Burrito said this on July 15, 2008 at 11:46 am | Reply
no money in it honey okc megavolts cashes in.
jake said this on July 16, 2008 at 10:06 am | Reply
I really like the 77’s (77 counties, Hwy 77…rolls off the tongue.
Boomers, Oil Cans, Red Buds.
brethart77 said this on July 18, 2008 at 1:05 pm | Reply
priceperheadcallcenterservice said this on July 22, 2008 at 4:01 pm | Reply
ILD BUY THE JERSEY!
DJ DelgAtZ said this on July 26, 2008 at 10:49 pm | Reply
DB when you said “How about the OKC Swindlers? Seems more fitting.”, I have to admit I got a kick out of it ;-)
Julien said this on July 27, 2008 at 8:32 am | Reply
Oklahoma City : Home to the parking meter and rich, greedy, fat, rednecks. Thanks for nothing. Oh, and enjoy the honeymoon while you can. In two years, you will be averaging 5,000 fans and coming back to the realization that your city is still obscure and god-awful.
Theo said this on July 29, 2008 at 8:03 pm | Reply
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=9SHORHj5ouk ———————————– WATCH IT OKC MEGAVOLTS>>> where Amusing happens…
jon said this on July 29, 2008 at 10:24 pm | Reply
oklahoma city “thunder” is their new name why do yall always make fake websites
dgo said this on August 7, 2008 at 6:44 pm | Reply
If anyone got a basketball team it should have been Kansas City. Because they made that nice and brand new Sprint Center for a sports team and what better place to have a team then here in KC. We have hosted tons of events from the Big 12, and with Kansas winning the national championship this year, it really put Kansas back on the map. So if the NBA was smart they would have given the team to Kansas instead of Oklahoma City, because Kansas is more of a basketball town than Oklahoma, then the NBA would earn more in KC then they will in Oklahoma City. That’s my thought
whytechrismas said this on August 12, 2008 at 9:23 am | Reply
Number 1: This whole thing is fake.
Number 2: People who don’t know anything about Oklahoma need to shut up and get educated.
Number 3: Oklahoma and Kansas are both STATES, not towns.
shutithaters said this on August 21, 2008 at 6:06 am | Reply
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Oklahoma City Thunder « NBA inside & other stuff said this on August 29, 2008 at 11:27 pm | Reply
I still like my idea of calling them the “OKC Homeless”, giving jerseys to the people begging on street corners & calling them “mascots”. The slogan? “Go Homeless or go home!”
Oh well, I guess just being a marketing genius isn’t enough to get things done in this town. :^(
Kelly Taylor, American Comic said this on September 1, 2008 at 5:06 pm | Reply
DGO, if they’re called the “Thunder” then why do all the Cox billboards have a “Barons countdown” on them?
Kelly Taylor, American Comic said this on September 1, 2008 at 5:08 pm | Reply
look at this http://www.thelostogle.com/2008/08/30/is-this-the-oklahoma-city-thunder-logo/
marko said this on September 3, 2008 at 9:35 am | Reply
The “The Oklahoma City Barons” name and uniforms were sweet. “Thunder” is gay and the logo is a PHX Suns rip off.
Staff Writer said this on September 9, 2008 at 6:57 am | Reply
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