WATCH: Heard Thundering: Fred Katz on the Thunder’s arena deal and SGA’s MVP chances

WATCH: Heard Thundering: Fred Katz on the Thunder’s arena deal and SGA’s MVP chances

What does a new arena mean for Oklahoma City? Is SGA a legitimate MVP candidate? The Athletic’s Fred Katz joins Heard Thundering with Brett Dawson to talk about that and more.

Brett Dawson

By Brett Dawson

| Dec 14, 2023, 11:00am CST

Brett Dawson

By Brett Dawson

Dec 14, 2023, 11:00am CST

Conversations with Fred Katz can go anywhere. The plan this week was to talk about the Thunder’s new arena deal and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s MVP candidacy, and we did that. But not without touching on OKC hotels, Oscar Robertson and Alex Abrines. That and more with The Athletic’s Knicks beat writer, who maintains close ties to the Thunder beat. 

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Brett Dawson, the Thunder beat writer at Sellout Crowd, has covered basketball for more than 20 seasons at the pro and college levels. He previously worked the Thunder beat at The Oklahoman and The Athletic and also has covered the New Orleans Pelicans, Los Angeles Lakers and L.A. Clippers. He’s covered college programs at Louisville, Illinois and Kentucky, his alma mater. He taught sports journalism for a year at the prestigious Missouri School of Journalism. You can reach him at [email protected] or find him sipping a stout or an IPA at one of Oklahoma City’s better breweries.

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