Ultimate Standings 2009: No. 57

Oklahoma City Thunder

Updated: July 1, 2009, 11:53 AM ET
By Charles Curtis | ESPN The Magazine

Last Year's Rank: 116 Title Track: 86 Ownership: 65 Coaching: 48 Players: 24 Fan Relations: 38 Affordability: 8 Stadium Experience: 86 Bang for the Buck: 103

Looks like the move from the Emerald City was a fan-friendly one. Clay Bennett may have been the worst owner in last year's Standings, but Oklahoma City fans have given their new franchise a 59-spot overall bump and an increase in nearly every category. The fans are excited by a future that includes young talent (Kevin Durant, ...

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