Oct 21, 2014; Oklahoma City, OK, USA Oklahoma City Thunder forward Perry Jones (3) handles the ball while defended by Utah Jazz guard Gordon Hayward (20) and Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter (0) during the third quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports


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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.

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

Eli J. Friedman, Staff Writer

Basketball has always been my life. My articles have appeared on ESPN affiliated blog dailythunder.com, FoxSports.com, and now SI.com'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.

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, Thunderous Intentions

Football was my life, Basketball is my life. The Thunder inspired me to be a sports writer and to major in Sports Media at Oklahoma State. My father coached basketball for most of my life, so basketball is nothing new. But my love for the game is.

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.

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.

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.

Jeremy Lambert, Staff Writer

Jeremy Lambert is the editor of Mile High Sticking and contributor to Thunderous Intentions. Matt Duchene and Kevin Durant are his favorite players on their respective teams. #WhyNotUs #ThunderUp

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