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  1. Don't Sleep on Dakari JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Thunderous Intentions

    Feb 7, 2015; Gainesville, FL, USA; Kentucky Wildcats center Dakari Johnson works out prior to the game against the Florida Gators at Stephen C. O By now OKC fans already know that Sam Presti went with Murray State's Cameron Payne at #14, and the University of Kentucky's Dakari Johnson at #48 . Since the draft, the main focus point has been on Payne, but Thunder fans may need to shift more of their focus onto Johnson.

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  2. Oklahoma City Thunder Wisely Deal Luke Ridnour For Future FlexibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Rant Sports

    Luke Ridnour is on the move yet again . When the Oklahoma City Thunder selected guard Cameron Payne from Murray State in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft, trade possibilities were likely to follow.

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  3. Possible Future Trades Trump Luke Ridnour's Dwindling Impact For Oklahoma City ThunderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Rant Sports

    Luke Ridnour is on the move yet again . When the Oklahoma City Thunder selected guard Cameron Payne from Murray State in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft, trade possibilities were likely to follow.

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  4. Oddsmakers say Thunder guard Cameron Payne a longshot to win Rookie of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | NewsOK.com

    Payne answers questions from reporters. The Oklahoma City Thunder basketball organization introduced newest team member, Cameron Payne, to the media at a press conference in the Devon Tower rotunda in downtown Oklahoma City on Saturday, June 27, 2015.

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  5. Monday Bolts - 6.29.15Read the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Daily Thunder

    Berry Tramel : "Donovan's public access has been minimal. A few interviews. A video encouraging the Florida softball team before it won the Women's College World Series.

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  6. The Winners and Losers of the ISU Coaching SagaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Wide Right & Natty Lite

    For all intents and purposes, the Iowa State coaching saga has officially concluded. With Steve Prohm announcing his assistant coaching staff last week, the dust has finally settled and now it's time to look back on the last 60 days or so and put it all into perspective.

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  7. The Latest: Singh 1st India-born player picked in NBA draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Cybercast News Service

    Satnam Singh is the first player born in India to be selected in the NBA draft. He's headed to Texas after the Dallas Mavericks took him with the 52nd pick.

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  8. OKC Thunder: Meet the family that guided Cameron Payne to this monumental momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | NewsOK.com

    During Cameron Payne's first season at Murray State, his mother, Leshawn, didn't feel like herself in the stands. Cameron Payne's mom, Leshawn, was often the ringleader of the Murray State student section.

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  9. The Campaign: Cameron Payne's Journey From Obscurity To The NBA DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Switched

    Cameron Payne leaves the stage after being selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the 2015 NBA draft at the Barclays Center on June 25, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NEW YORK -- Quick flashes lit the hollow gray stairway when Cameron Payne walked through the door.

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  10. Extra Time In OKC Special To Thunder's Cameron PayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Payne worked his way up from the 41st rated point guard in his high school class to the 14th overall pick. "He doesn't anticipate or expect things to lay out perfectly for him," Thunder General Manager, Sam Presti, said.

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  11. OKC Thunder: Cameron Payne's character attracted the Thunder as much as his playRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | NewsOK.com

    At the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago last month, he made it clear to everyone that he's coming into the league with a chip on his shoulder, a product of long being overlooked and underappreciated. At his private workout for the Thunder in Oklahoma City two weeks ago, he was star struck during his unexpected encounter with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.

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  12. Payne Out To Prove Doubters Wrong Once AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Oklahoma City introduced top draft pick Cameron Payne to the media and others gathered at the Devon Energy Center rotunda Saturday morning. The Murray State product and No.

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  13. OKC Thunder notebook: Cameron Payne recalls his memorable pre-draft workout in Oklahoma CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | NewsOK.com

    Because Payne had a couple days before his next workout, he decided to stick around OKC for another day. He was introduced to the Thunder staff and toured the lush facility.

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  14. Murray State's Cameron Payne, Oklahoma City seem a good fitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Erie Times News

    Payne drew little interest out of high school in Memphis, Tenn. He then starred at Murray State in the Ohio Valley Conference "' a school and league not accustomed to national attention.

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  15. Thunder Introduce Top Pick To Local MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    In an NBA draft full of stars from the likes of Kentucky, Duke and Wisconsin, Cameron Payne's pedigree enticed the Oklahoma City Thunder. Payne drew little interest out of high school in Memphis, Tenn.

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  16. Payne still making doubters payRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | NBA.com

    Murray State assistant basketball coach William Small was in his office in the fall of 2012 when his phone rang. The caller was Damon Stoudamire, then a University of Memphis assistant, who had just come from a high school game in the city where he watched Skal Labissiere, a future five-star recruit and Kentucky signee who was then playing for Evangelical Christian School.

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  17. Live Coverage: Thunder introduces first-round draft pick Cameron PayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | NewsOK.com

    The Oklahoma City Thunder introduces its newest draft pick - Murray State point guard Cameron Payne - to the media at 10:30 a.m. Follow our live coverage with Darnell Mayberry, Anthony Slater and more from around the web. Cameron Payne, right, is greeted by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected 14th overall by the Oklahoma City Thunder during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York.

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  18. Thunder take Dakari Johnson with 48th pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | KXII-TV Sherman

    The 7-footer averaged 6.4 points and 4.6 rebounds per game as a sophomore and helped the Wildcats win their first 38 games. He shot 51 percent from the field and averaged nearly a block in 16 minutes per game.

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  19. OKC Thunder: Sam Presti unconcerned about Cameron Payne's small school backgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | NewsOK.com

    It's kind of funny," Payne said. "When I looked at the green room list at every single one of those teams, and then you had Murray State, the lone mid-major."

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  20. Nonconference foe will make first visit to Stegeman to play UGA men's basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Murray State will visit Stegeman Coliseum on Nov. 20, according to a contract the schools signed this week obtained under an open records request. The teams have met just once before in the 2002 NCAA tournament first round in Chicago.

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