OKC Thunder Trivia: uncovering 50 fun, surprising and random facts

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Nick Collison - OKC Thunder
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK- MARCH 8: Nick Collison #4 of the Oklahoma City Thunder signs autographs for fans prior to the game against the Phoenix Suns on March 8, 2018 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. : Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch Sr./NBAE via Getty Images) /

Nick Collison was a one-team man.

When the OKC Thunder’s beloved Nick Collison retired at the age of 37, he had played his entire career for the Seattle Supersonics/Oklahoma City Thunder franchise. Drafted in 2003 by Seattle, Collison retired from the OKC Thunder in 2018. He played in 910 games and averaged 5.9 points by the end of his career.

Collison was lovingly referred to as Mr. Thunder by fans, and a documentary of the same name was released in the summer of 2018.

According to where the film premiered, deadCenter Film Festival:

"“‘MR. THUNDER’ celebrates the earnest and authentic career of the 15-year NBA veteran who became a popular and important face of the Thunder franchise over his 10-year tenure in Oklahoma City. Set over the final two weeks of his playing career, Collison reflects on his time in the NBA, the work and approach required to make it happen, and the relationships that made it special. Thunder cameras followed Collison over the two-week stretch which included his final seven regular season games.”"