Then I heard the news that Tyson Chandler trade to the Oklahoma City was being rescinded due to a failed physical.
It seems almost comical now that a team would rescind a trade but I think it was already public knowledge that Chandler was injured and I guess the Oklahoma City brass thought he was better than he was.
When did the NBA turn into “Let’s Make a Deal?” I could picture the Hornets brass trying to convince the Thunder brass to door number three that had the zonk behind it. The image would be everlasting but this isn’t the 1970’s. I thought these NBA teams had the ability to keep up to date on players injuries with their fancy-dancy computers.
However, at least the one positive is that the Thunder brass was at least smart enough to include in the deal, “if said player is injured, he can be returned along with what he traded for.” The 90-day warranty probably could have been extended under some normalcy, except that fact that no one really wants the draft rights to an NBDL player.
As the Hornets continue to try flee New Orleans, I see that the Thunder again become the “butt” of the joke. It really is sad on some level since general manager Sam Presti has actually done a great job building this team and will continue with the overload of draft picks.
To be honest, this is not even the worst of it. Just ask the numerous fans who had the see the abomination of “Rumble” who is a Bison which is now the official mascot of the team.
The Golden State Warriors should sue the Thunder just out of spite for losing their mascot and stupidity to name a Bison, “Rumble.” Do not get me wrong, I love Bisons but seriously, a Bison is your mascot. Not to make Oklahoma sound like a hick-town but that’s how they get down.