OKC Thunder Sunday Social: A peek inside training camp and possible signing hint

OKC Thunder Andre Roberson, Jamal Crawford (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
OKC Thunder Andre Roberson, Jamal Crawford (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) /

In the first edition of OKC Thunder Sunday Social, TI examines the best social media posts from the first week of training camp and a possible signing hint.

Social media can be one of the most exciting ways to stay connected to the OKC Thunder, or any professional sports team. Whether it’s breaking news, an injury update, or the hottest highlight, odds are high it can be found on a social media feed.

The hashtag ‘NBA Twitter’ has become an online community for hoop heads all around the world, the term has even been embraced by Twitter. The social media giant gave the hashtag it’s very own emoticon, more commonly known as an emoji last season.

The Oklahoma City Thunder were busy last week, the team held Media Day, opened training camp, and there was a potential hint on Jamal Crawford’s free agency status.

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The Thunder shared the above photos of Andre Roberson and Steven Adams on their Instagram account. OKC shared pictures of each player on the roster, the pictures were taken on Media Day and captured by photographer Jeremy Cowart.

A glimpse inside practice

Both clips of Roberson are encouraging, yet they display just how distant a return could be for the defensive stopper. Roberson does not look 100 percent, and he seems hesitant with his left leg. Although A-Rob cannot fully participate in training camp, the fact he was working with Dennis Schröder and building chemistry could go a long way once he is cleared to return.

Could Crawford be OKC bound?

On ESPN’s the Jump, Rachel Nichols often plays a game called something or nothing, the above tweet should definitely be classified as something.

Demetrius Deason is one of few people in Westbrook’s documented small inner circle. Deason has hosted a comedy show with Westbrook the past few October’s in Oklahoma City, prior to the NBA season kicking off.

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Deason and company also join Westbrook each summer for a guys week in San Diego, California. Therefore, it is plausible Deason could have an inside scoop about J Crossover joining the Thunder. It’s also feasible Deason simply saw Crawford’s tweet, liked the quote and retweeted it.

Taking into account how coy Billy Donovan was when asked about adding a 15th man; until OKC fills the final roster spot or Crawford signs a deal elsewhere, his status is worth monitoring.

Check back next week for the second edition of OKC Thunder Sunday Social, centered around posts about the annual Blue and White scrimmage and highlight posts from the first OKC preseason game.’

Next. Thunder Trivia: uncovering 50 fun, surprising and random facts. dark

Until then, stay with Thunderous Intentions as we will keep you up to date on all things Thunder, both large and small throughout the entirety of the 2018-19 campaign.