2013–14 Oklahoma City Thunder season

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2013–14 Oklahoma City Thunder season
Head coach Scott Brooks
General manager Sam Presti
Arena Chesapeake Energy Arena
Results
Record 59–23 (.720)
Place Division: 1st (Northwest)
Conference: 2nd (Western)
Playoff finish Lost in Conference Finals to San Antonio Spurs 4-2

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Fox Sports Oklahoma
Radio KWPN and WWLS-FM
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The 2013–14 Oklahoma City Thunder season is the sixth season of the franchise in Oklahoma City and the 48th in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Key dates[edit]

  • June 27: The 2013 NBA draft took place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
  • July 1: 2013 NBA free agency began.
  • October 5: OKC's preseason began.
  • October 30: OKC's regular season begins.
  • December 10: Scott Brooks picks up his 250th career win.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2013 NBA draft

Going into the draft on June 27, 2013, the Thunder, with the 12th pick (acquired from Houston), chose Steven Adams, a center from New Zealand. The Thunder also had the Charlotte Bobcats' second-round pick, which was used to draft Alex Abrines from Spain. The Thunder also chose Archie Goodwin with the 29th pick of the draft, which was later dealt to Phoenix. Andre Roberson (drafted by Minnesota) and Grant Jerret (drafted by Portland) was sent to the Thunder in the draft.

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 12 Steven Adams Center  New Zealand Pittsburgh
1 26 Andre Roberson Shooting Guard  United States Colorado
2 2 Alex Abrines Small forward  United States Spanish ACB

Off-season[edit]

The Thunder acquired Steven Adams, Andre Roberson, Grant Jerret, and Alex Abrines from the draft. The Thunder also re-signed 39 year old Derek Fisher and brought Ryan Gomes back to the NBA. Steven Adams and Andre Roberson were later signed by the Thunder on July 12.

The Thunder was also involved in a three way trade in which Minnesota traded Luke Ridnour and a second round pick to Milwaukee and Oklahoma City traded Kevin Martin to Minnesota. Milwaukee traded Szymon Szewczky's rights to Oklahoma City.

They also named Robert Pack and Mike Terpstra as the new Thunder assistant coaches to replace Maurice Cheeks, who agreed to be the Detroit Pistons' head coach. The Thunder later waived DeAndre Liggins on September 6 following his arrest on September 1.

SG Thabo Sefolosha changed his jersey number from 2 to 25. On September 27, the Thunder signed former Phoenix Suns Diante Garrett and Kansas State Rodney McGruder.

Roster[edit]

2013–14 Oklahoma City Thunder roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
C 12 Adams, Steven 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1993–07–28 Pittsburgh
F 2 Butler, Caron 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 228 lb (103 kg) 1980–03–13 Connecticut
F/C 4 Collison, Nick 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 255 lb (116 kg) 1980–10–26 Kansas
F 35 Durant, Kevin (C) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1988–09–29 Texas
G 6 Fisher, Derek 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1974–08–09 Arkansas-Little Rock
F/C 9 Ibaka, Serge 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 1989–09–18 Republic of the Congo
G 15 Jackson, Reggie 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 208 lb (94 kg) 1990–04–16 Boston College
F 7 Jerrett, Grant 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 232 lb (105 kg) 1993–07–08 Arizona
F 3 Jones, Perry 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1991–09–24 Baylor
G/F 11 Lamb, Jeremy 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1992–05–30 Connecticut
C 5 Perkins, Kendrick 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 270 lb (122 kg) 1984–11–10 Clifton J. Ozen HS (TX)
G/F 21 Roberson, André 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1991–12–04 Colorado
G/F 25 Sefolosha, Thabo 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 222 lb (101 kg) 1984–05–02 Switzerland
C 34 Thabeet, Hasheem 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m) 263 lb (119 kg) 1987–02–16 Connecticut
G 0 Westbrook, Russell 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1988–11–12 UCLA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
  • Joe Sharpe
Strength and conditioning coach(es)
  • Dwight Daub

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  • Injured Injured

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2014–04–08

Pre-season[edit]

2013 pre-season game log
Total: 4–3 (Home: 2–2; Road: 2–1)
2013–14 season schedule

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Northwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
y-Oklahoma City Thunder 59 23 .720 0.0 34–7 25–16 11–5 82
x-Portland Trail Blazers 54 28 .659 5.0 31–10 23–18 13–3 82
Minnesota Timberwolves 40 42 .488 19.0 24–17 16–25 7–9 82
Denver Nuggets 36 46 .439 23.0 22–19 14–27 5–11 82
Utah Jazz 25 57 .305 34.0 16–25 9–32 4–12 82


Western Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 z-San Antonio Spurs * 62 20 .756 82
2 y-Oklahoma City Thunder * 59 23 .720 3.0 82
3 y-Los Angeles Clippers * 57 25 .695 5.0 82
4 x-Houston Rockets 54 28 .659 8.0 82
5 x-Portland Trail Blazers 54 28 .659 8.0 82
6 x-Golden State Warriors 51 31 .622 11.0 82
7 x-Memphis Grizzlies 50 32 .610 12.0 82
8 x-Dallas Mavericks 49 33 .598 13.0 82
9 Phoenix Suns 48 34 .585 14.0 82
10 Minnesota Timberwolves 40 42 .488 22.0 82
11 Denver Nuggets 36 46 .439 26.0 82
12 New Orleans Pelicans 34 48 .415 28.0 82
13 Sacramento Kings 28 54 .341 34.0 82
14 Los Angeles Lakers 27 55 .329 35.0 82
15 Utah Jazz 25 57 .305 37.0 82

Game log[edit]

2013–14 game log
Total: 59–23 (Home: 34–7; Road: 25–16)
2013–14 season schedule

Playoffs[edit]

Game log[edit]

2014 playoff game log
Total: 10–9 (Home: 6–4; Road: 4–5)
2014 playoff schedule

Stats[edit]

Player GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Russell Westbrook 25 32.9 42.4% 30.9% 79.3% 6.0 7.0 1.8 0.1 21.3
Thabo Sefolosha 49 26.9 42.2% 33.3% 76.2% 3.8 1.5 1.3 0.3 6.9
Perry Jones III 42 12.5 49.2% 35.1% 62.5% 1.8 0.4 0.3 0.4 3.6
Nick Collison 52 17.4 55.5% 16.7% 73.4% 3.5 1.3 0.3 0.4 4.4
Kendrick Perkins 51 19.9 44.2% 0.0% 55.9% 5.1 1.2 0.5 0.5 3.5
Derek Fisher 52 16.2 39.1% 38.0% 81.0% 1.4 1.3 0.7 0.0 4.8
Serge Ibaka 52 32.5 54.8% 36.8% 77.8% 8.8 0.9 0.5 2.5 15.3
Jeremy Lamb 53 22.0 44.6% 35.6% 84.4% 2.7 1.7 0.7 0.4 9.8
Steven Adams 53 14.6 48.1% 0.0% 62.4% 4.3 0.7 0.5 0.8 3.5
Reggie Jackson 53 28.3 44.1% 31.9% 87.1% 3.7 4.2 1.1 0.1 13.5
Andre Roberson 21 7.2 52.0% 20.0% 62.5% 1.9 0.4 0.5 0.2 1.5
Hasheem Thabeet 8 5.5 62.5% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 1.3
Kevin Durant 68 38.6 50.7% 40.9% 86.8% 7.7 5.6 1.3 0.8 32.2
Caron Butler

Transactions[edit]

  • On July 12, the Thunder signed draft picks Steven Adams and Andre Roberson.
  • On July 24, the Thunder re-signed 39-year-old Derek Fisher.
  • On July 31, the Thunder named Robert Pack and Mike Terpstra as assistant coaches.
  • On August 7, the Thunder signed Ryan Gomes.
  • On September 6, the Thunder waived DeAndre Liggins, six days after his arrest.
  • On September 27, the Thunder signed Diante Garrett and Rodney McGruder.
  • On October 10, the Thunder waived Daniel Orton.
  • On October 25, the Thunder waived Diante Garrett and Rodney McGruder.
  • On October 25, the Thunder exercised contact options on Reggie Jackson, Perry Jones and Jeremy Lamb.
  • On January 7, the Thunder traded Ryan Gomes to Boston as part of a 3-team trade, and received two second-round draft picks from Boston.
  • On March 1, the Thunder signed Caron Butler.

Overview[edit]

Players added

Via draft

Via free agency

Via trade

Players lost

Via trade

Via free agency

Waived

Retirement

Trades[edit]

July 11, 2013 To Oklahoma City Thunder
Szymon Szewczyk's rights
To Minnesota Timberwolves
Kevin Martin

Free agents[edit]

Additions
Player Date signed Former team
Derek Fisher July 24 Oklahoma City Thunder (re-signed)
Ryan Gomes August 7 Artland Dragons (Germany)
Diante Garrett September 27 Phoenix Suns
Rodney McGruder September 27 Kansas State Wildcats
Subtractions
Player Date left New team
Kevin Martin July 2 Minnesota Timberwolves
DeAndre Liggins September 6 Sioux Falls Skyforce
Ronnie Brewer August 28 Houston Rockets
Daniel Orton October 10 Philadelphia 76ers

Injuries[edit]

  • On July 10, Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, according to The Oklahoman.
  • On October 1, the team announced that Russell Westbrook had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee to reduce swelling.
  • On December 27, Russell Westbrook had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee to reduce swelling.

Awards and honors[edit]

Player Award/Honor

References[edit]

External links[edit]