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Editorial Staff

Mark Bruty, editor

A die hard hoops head. Have played, coached and written about this game at various stages of my 30 years of following. Passionate Oklahoma City Thunder fan. KD is the man, but the whole Thunder fam are the best. MJ, Allen Iverson and Gary Payton are the All Time 3 favourites and I love watching Kyrie Irving (since he is from Melbourne and I got to meet him!)

Chris Brian Shifflett, editor

Born and raised in Oklahoma City, it was only natural for me to follow the Thunder from their 3-29 beginnings through all 4 Northwest Division Championships, including their 2012 Western Conference Championship. Being a basketball fan since I was a kid, trust me when I say I'm not new to this game.

Eli J. Friedman, Staff Writer

Basketball has always been my life. My articles have appeared on ESPN affiliated blog,, and now's Thunder team page. Last year, I was lucky enough to fly down to Miami for Game 5 of the NBA Finals. I live by the the quote,"Do what you love," and I pursue my dream everyday.

Brandon Wendt, Staff Writer

I'm 20 years young and a broadcasting student at the University of Nebraska. Originally from the great state of Minnesota but currently living in Lincoln year round. I like to think basketball helps me get over the fact that I live here but I know it's really ice cream. Throw me a mention on Twitter if you ever want to talk hoops. -BW

Ben Bundy, Staff Writer

Since I was 8, basketball has been my passion. As I got older I realized playing the game probably wouldn't get me anywhere. So now I spend my time watching, writing, covering, and learning all that I can about the game. I hope to make a career out of this and a name for myself.

Sam Livingston, Staff Writer

I'm a Business student attending San DIego State University who is very passionate about sports and hopes to break into the industry in some way. Whether it be as a writer, team executive, or reporter, I want to make sure sports is a big part of my life and career.

JM VanSant, Staff Writer

I love the Thunder more than any man ever. If you think you love them more than me, you're wrong. Thunder up.

Zach Collums, Pokes Post

I am a Senior Sports Media major at Oklahoma State University. I enjoy shouting till I have no voice in Boone Pickens Stadium and stomping till my feet hurt in Gallagher-Iba. The orange is strong with this one.

Evan Riggs, Staff Writer

I am a sophomore at the University of Kansas and a journalism major. I love to write about the Oklahoma City Thunder. Make sure to follow me on Twitter for more news on the Thunder.

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