In The Scrum With Jacque Vaughn

Jacque Vaughn chatted with the media about rookie point guard Elfrid Payton, the growth of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan and matching up against the Toronto Raptors twice in less than two weeks.

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Dwane Casey Compares The Toronto Raptors To Seabiscuit

Dwane Casey was in rare form tonight while comparing the Toronto Raptors and their slow starts to Seabiscuit.

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Scott Brooks Tries To Find A Silver Lining With Oklahoma City’s Recent Rash Of Injuries

Losing two all-stars for the first month of an NBA season is never ideal.

However, having Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook miss time due to injuries will allow Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks to give more minutes to Perry Jones, Reggie Jackson, Andre Roberson and Jeremy Lamb. That experience and increased confidence could pay big dividends come playoff time for the Thunder.

Brooks talked about how some of Oklahoma City’s younger players are stepping up early in the season.

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Dwane Casey Explains The Difficulties In Preparing For An Injury-Ravaged Oklahoma City Thunder Team

Dwane Casey talked about how tonight could be a trap game, the danger in playing a team with only eight players suiting up, Serge Ibaka shouldering a larger load and why Oklahoma City’s half-court sets haven’t changed much with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook out.

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Mike Budenholzer Talks About Al Horford’s Impact

Last season the Atlanta Hawks limped into the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference after Al Horford was lost early in the season with a pectoral injury that required surgery.

Mike Budenholzer talked about what Horford’s return means to the Atlanta Hawks, how his all-star big man helps the rest of the team on both ends of the court and the leadership he brings on and off the court.

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Masai Ujiri Talks About Bruno Caboclo

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Masai Ujiri told the media he’s not worried about making the popular pick, talked how he discovered Bruno Caboclo and explained that he felt Cabolco could make an impact on the team next season.

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