If Russell Westbrook gets traded away from the OKC Thunder, a downward spiral (which has already began) will continue for the franchise to the point where they will have no choice but to move back to Seattle. The management of talent from the Thunder front office could be considered the worst management of all time.
Kevin Durant, Paul George, Victor Oladipo, Carmelo Anthony, James Harden, Serge Ibaka, the list goes on and on. And with their superstar poster-child, Westbrook, asking for a trade, the deterioration leads to Seattle.
The Thunder have already had their luck in finding elite talent from the draft in KD, Russ, and Harden and then threw all away of them. My magic 8ball says they have run out of luck and will strike out in the years to come. Especially in a loaded Western Conference where they are going to find it hard making the playoffs and keeping the fans in seats year-in-and-year-out. The fan base in OKC is already starting to diminish with the mismanagement of these elite assets. Russell Westbrook will be the last knife in the coffin forcing the team to move back to Seattle so the franchise can gain momentum in a new fan base.
Seattle was angry when the Sonics left, and they are thirsty for them to come back.
The twitter account @BringBackSonics has almost 26 thousand followers. This will be growing in the next few years
Just as I am typing this, Woj drops another bomb stating the Thunder are trading away Jerami Grant giving them a total of 6 future first round picks.
Those picks will look good in green and yellow.
Mark my words, in less than 5 years the Oklahoma City Thunder will lose their franchise and become