Chase Gemes

Chase Gemes

Chase is a sophomore at the University of Missouri - Columbia studying journalism. He is sports editor for Mizzou’s student newspaper, The Maneater.

Dec 14, 2023; Sacramento, California, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Ousmane Dieng (13) shoots against the Sacramento Kings during the third quarter at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports
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OKC Thunder's Ousmane Dieng Needs to Find Consistency in Rest of Summer League

Ousmane Dieng's start to his 2024 Summer League was anything but pretty. While he stuffed the stat sheet against the Philadelphia 76ers with 10 points, six rebo

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May 15, 2024; Chicago, IL, USA; Ulrich Chomche (62) and Ajay Mitchell (53) participate during the 2024 NBA Draft Combine at Wintrust Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
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OKC Thunder's Ajay Mitchell Impresses in Salt Lake City

The 22-year-old has been a standout for the Oklahoma City Thunder through three games of Summer League, proving that he may have been a steal at No. 38.

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May 13, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Ousmane Dieng (13) warms up before the game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Oklahoma City Thunder in game four of the second round for the 2024 NBA playoffs at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
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Thunder Gameday: OKC Regroups to Take on Utah Jazz

After taking a loss to the Philadelphia 76ers in its first game of Summer League, the Oklahoma City Thunder will have a chance to grab its first win tonight.

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Dillon Jones stands with Thunder general manager Sam Presti during an introductory press conference for the 2024 Thunder draft picks at Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center in Oklahoma City, Saturday, June, 29, 2024.
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Thunder Gameday: OKC Opens Summer League Play Against Philadelphia 76ers

The Oklahoma City Thunder's Summer League starts today, where it looks to start off strong against the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Mar 16, 2024; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Alex Caruso (6) gestures after making a three point basket against the Washington Wizards during the second half at United Center. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
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OKC Thunder Additions Ranked as Top Five Moves of the Offseason

Alex Caruso and Isaiah Hartenstein are the headliners of the Oklahoma City Thunder's offseason period, and the moves have received plenty of praise.

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Apr 22, 2024; New York, New York, USA;  New York Knicks center Isaiah Hartenstein (55) looks to pass during the first half during game two of the first round for the 2024 NBA playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports
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Is Oklahoma City's 2024 Free Agency Finished?

After landing Isaiah Hartenstein and trading for Alex Caruso, all the fixes the Oklahoma City Thunder seem to be addressed with a now complete roster.

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Mar 27, 2024; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; Utah Jazz forward Lauri Markkanen (23) brings the ball up the court against the San Antonio Spurs during the first quarter at Delta Center. Mandatory Credit: Rob Gray-USA TODAY Sports
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Why Lauri Markkanen isn't a Necessity for the OKC Thunder

Although the Utah Jazz forward could be a game-changer for the Oklahoma City Thunder, it's not a requirement to remain as a top championship contender next season.

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Jan 16, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA; LA Clippers forward Paul George (13) celebrates against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the second half at Crypto.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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Paul George Leaves LA Clippers: What Does it Mean for the OKC Thunder?

The star forward has found a new home this offseason with the Philadelphia 76ers, which makes the LA Clippers picks the Oklahoma City Thunder own even more desirable going forward.

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Jun 26, 2024; Brooklyn, NY, USA; The 2024 NBA draft class poses for photos before the first round of the 2024 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

How OKC Thunder Made Most of 2024 NBA Draft

Although the Oklahoma City Thunder isn't a lottery team anymore, its stockpile of picks from other teams allows it to extend an already long timeline.

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Jun 26, 2024; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Nikola Topic poses for photos with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected in the first round by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2024 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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Why OKC Thunder Can Live With Nikola Topic's Absence Next Season

Although warning signs of injuries and a certain redshirt season made teams weary of drafting NIkola Topic, his high potential was worth the risk for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Mar 4, 2024; Sacramento, California, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Alex Caruso (6) reacts after defeating the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports
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Alex Caruso Excited to Bolster OKC Thunder Defense Alongside Chet Holmgren, Luguentz Dort

As if the Oklahoma City Thunder defense couldn't get any stronger, it added an All-Defensive guard to its lineup who is hungry to play alongside other elite defenders.

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Jun 23, 2022; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Jalen Williams (Santa Clara) shakes hands with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected as the number twelve overall pick by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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OKC Thunder: Will Lighting Strike Thrice at Pick 12?

The Oklahoma City Thunder will be selecting from the No. 12 position for the third time, which has proven to be a fruitful spot to be in for the organization.

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