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Donovan parts ways from the Thunder; New coach possibilities…….

Bill Self, Chris Paul, Kendrick Perkins or Mike Budenholzer next up for OKC?

Billy Donovan, former OKC Thunder head coach….Photo by: Welcometoloudcity.com

The Oklahoma City Thunder are looking for a new head coach tonight.  Billy Donovan parted ways with the team this evening.



The new head coach could come from the following list of four:
  1. Chris Paul,  as player coach
  2. Bill Self, current coach at Kansas
  3. Kendrick Perkins, ESPN NBA analyst
  4. Mike Budenholzer, head coach at Milwaukee

Chris Paul Photo: Clutchpoints.com

Expect the new man in OKC to lead a young squad in 2020-21 as they are in the process during the next seven years of re-tooling the team into an NBA  contender for the championship.


Mike Budenholzer, Bucks head coach Photo by JSONLINE.com

More tomorrow.

Kendrick Perkins-Photo: Flipboard.com

Feature photo: Bill Self (saturdaydownsouth.com)

About Fred Pahlke

Fred Pahlke, an Oklahoma native has viewed over 10,000 sporting events in his 65 years. A season ticket holder of the Oklahoma City Thunder, former season tickect holder for the Oklahoma Sooners, Oklahoma City University Chiefs/Stars, he is an expert in both professional and college basketball and football. A high school athlete at Classen High School in basketball and tennis, he played amateur tennis after high school in the Missouri Valley Tennis Association. A graduate of Oklahoma City University, he taught in the public schools for 6 years before becoming a building administrator in the Oklahoma City Public Schools for 31 years, 28 as the Principal of various schools in the district. He has guided various high school and college athletes in his time as an educator and coach. Fredsportsextra has recorded 101, 410 article views in its first ten months, from August 2015 through May 2016.

One Response to “Donovan parts ways from the Thunder; New coach possibilities…….”

  1. September 10, 2020 at 6:13 pm

    Bill Self always have winning teams. If he would want to leave college teams. Would like to see him as coach of Thunder.

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