The Oklahoma City Thunder plan to keep coach Billy Donovan for a fifth year.

Thunder general manager Sam Presti said Monday that he doesn’t expect change despite Oklahoma City’s third consecutive first-round playoff exit.

The Thunder have reached the playoffs each of Donovan’s four years with the team, but they haven’t won a playoff series since Kevin Durant left for Golden State in free agency after the 2015-16 season. Donovan has a 199-129 regular-season record, but he is 15-19 in the playoffs. Portland rolled past the Thunder 4-1 in their playoff series this season.

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates after scoring a three point basket against the Portland Trail Blazers in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates after scoring a three point basket against the Portland Trail Blazers in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

Presti said he plans to sit down with Donovan and discuss why the team went through a 6-13 stretch from late February to the end of March after a promising first two-thirds of the season. He called the last part of the season “disappointing” after a start that created whispers that the Thunder might challenge Golden State at the top of the Western Conference.

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El astro del Thunder de Oklahoma City Russell Westbrook (0) celebra con Paul George (13) tras una canasta en la segunda mitad del tecer juego de la serie de playoffs de la NBA contra los Trail Blazers de POrtland el viernes, 19 de abril del 2019. (AP Foto/Sue Ogrocki)
El astro del Thunder de Oklahoma City Russell Westbrook (0) celebra con Paul George (13) tras una canasta en la segunda mitad del tecer juego de la serie de playoffs de la NBA contra los Trail Blazers de POrtland el viernes, 19 de abril del 2019. (AP Foto/Sue Ogrocki)

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