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The story of the Oklahoma City Thunder

Nate LeBoutillier

The story of the Oklahoma City Thunder

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Published by Creative Education in Mankato, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oklahoma City Thunder (Basketball team) -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Basketball -- Oklahoma -- Oklahoma City -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Nate LeBoutillier.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesThe NBA : a history of hoops
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV885.52.O37 L43 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23678408M
    ISBN 109781583419625
    LC Control Number2009035971
    OCLC/WorldCa434613495


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