Report: OKC NBA Team Selects “Thunder” As Nick

The big question after the former Seattle SuperSonics left the Emerald City for the state where the wind goes sweepin’ down the plain is what Clay Bennett & Co. will name the franchise, as the Sonics’ name and records have been left back in Washington State.

The OKLAHOMAN is reporting rumors that the franchise will be called the “Oklahoma City Thunder.”

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The article does posit a few reasons why the leak from an unnamed source about the nomenclature could be on target - or completely off the mark.

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