NBA teams that have cohesive talent are both difficult to defend and to score on. When those talented players’ coach also can press the right buttons to put his players in advantageous positions, the results can be even better.

Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Nov. 14 – The Thunder Girls will kick off sales of their 2013 swimsuit calendar with a release party on Friday, Nov. 16 at Riverwind Casino.

The event runs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will feature all 20 Thunder Girls, who will be on hand to autograph the calendar. Fans can purchase the calendar for $15; there is no charge for event admission, and fans of all ages are welcome to meet the squad.

Thabo Sefolosha makes winning basketball plays that can sometimes go unnoticed. Tipping a rebound to a teammate, switching quickly on a pick-and-roll and making the extra pass don’t necessarily show up on the stat sheet, but they’re critical to the Thunder’s success as a team.