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Mid-Air Scare: What The Heck Happened To OKC’s Plane?


We often forget how much NBA teams have to travel. During the grueling 82 game season, teams have to fly to and from about 41 away games each year. That’s a lot of travel.

But for the Oklahoma City Thunder, their flight to Chicago on Friday came with a very unusual (and dangerous) occurrence.

During the night-time flight, a “bird” supposedly hit the plane, causing a ridiculous amount of damage.

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Luckily, no injuries were reported. But how in the world did a bird make such a big dent? Here’s what Carmelo Anthony had to say about the mess:

No further information has been released at this time, and it’s unlikely that any more will. Regardless, it’s a pretty crazy and unique situation for everyone, and it didn’t end as badly as it could have.