All posts tagged "Oklahoma City Thunder"

  • Local Pro Sports
    Westbrook Hits Everything as OKC Thunder Down 76ers

    Author: Daniel Richardson / Source: Thunderous Intentions The OKC Thunder beat the Philadelphia 76ers behind Russell Westbrook’s 35th triple-double,...

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    Liveblog: Thunder vs. 76ers

    Follow along with live analysis and commentary from our crew of Thunder insiders and personalities as well...

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    Thunder Roll Over as Warriors Achieve Season Sweep

    We know the script by now, and it apparently doesn’t change when the Warriors are missing their...

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    Warriors Post Game Reactions

    Stephen Curry Draymond Green Klay Thompson David West JaVale McGee Steve Kerr

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    Game preview: Golden State Warriors vs. OKC Thunder

    Author: Marissa Musso / Source: isportsweb The Golden State Warriors appear to have their mojo back just in time...

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    Liveblog: Thunder vs. Kings

    03/18 OKC vs. SAC – Curated tweets by FranchiseOK

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    Thunder Wallop Raptors in Toronto as Westbrook Notches Fourth Straight Triple-Double

    A game that had potential playoffs seeding implications for both teams had a minuscule amount of buzz...

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    Liveblog: Thunder at Raptors

    Follow along with our group of Thunder insiders, personalities, and other guests: 03/16 OKC@ TOR – Curated...

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    OKC Thunder: Sunday March 12th, Practice Roundup

    Following practice today, the media spoke to OKC Thunder player Enes Kanter and Head Coach Billy Donovan. According to Kanter, this makes a big difference. Must Read: It is time to start appreciating Enes Kanter If the defense chooses to play Kanter one-on-one then he will back himself to make an easy bucket. If they...

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    Views from OKC: An ode to March Madness

    Views from OKC: An ode to March Madness. Views from OKC is a daily diary about the current state of the OKC Thunder. March Madness is my favorite time of the year, point blank. For those who don’t want college basketball – and I’ve had to take a big step back because of TI –...

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    Westbrook’s 32nd Triple-Double Moves Him Closer to Big O as Thunder Defeat Jazz

    Russell Westbrook had 33 points, 14 assists, and 11 rebounds in the Thunder’s victory over the Jazz,...

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    OKC Thunder cruise past Jazz; Westbrook records 32nd triple-double

    OKC Thunder cruise past Jazz; Westbrook records 32nd triple-double. After losing four consecutive games, the OKC Thunder have now won their last two. Of course, for the thirty-second time this season, Russell Westbrook finished with a triple-double for the OKC Thunder. Westbrook would finish with 33 points, 11 rebounds, and 14 assists. The Thunder were in...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Breaking down the Oklahoma City Thunder record per jersey

    This season the Oklahoma City Thunder have worn five different jerseys. The sunset jerseys were introduced last season and for every Sunday home game. Well, instead of asking them let’s breakdown which ones have the most success. The Oklahoma City Thunder have had plenty of struggles on the road this season and that shows in...

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    Russell Westbrook passes Wilt Chamberlain for second-most triple-doubles (32) in a season

    Russell Westbrook passes Wilt Chamberlain for second-most triple-doubles (32) in a season. OKLAHOMA CITY -- With 33 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists against the Utah Jazz in a 112-104 Thunder win Saturday, Russell Westbrook recorded his 32nd triple-double of the 2016-17 campaign, passing Wilt Chamberlain for the second-most in an NBA season. Next...

  • Local Pro Sports
    The OKC Thunder Triple Double Show is Proof of a Failed Coach

    The OKC Thunder Triple Double Show is Proof of a Failed Coach. Where OKC Thunder Would be Without Donovan: Before even considering the need for a new coach, one question is paramount: Where would the OKC Thunder be without Billy Donovan? However, with only one star on this team the OKC Thunder need a...

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    Liveblog: Thunder vs. Jazz

    03/11 OKC vs. UTA – Curated tweets by FranchiseOK

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    Billy Donovan: Pregame Press Conference: OKC VS. Jazz: Raw Audio

    Billy Donovan Jazz Pregame Press Conference

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    Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder: Keys to the Game

    Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder: Keys to the Game. Is it just me, or is it starting to feel like each and every game the Utah Jazz play is the new most important game of the year? Coming off an impressive road win over the third place Houston Rockets on Wednesday, the Utah...

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    Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard in concussion protocol, out vs. Warriors

    Spurs' Kawhi Leonard in concussion protocol, out vs. Warriors. SAN ANTONIO -- Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard has entered the league's concussion protocol and will not play in Saturday's pivotal game against the Golden State Warriors. Leonard suffered an apparent head injury on Thursday night, late in the third quarter of the Spurs' 102-92 loss...

  • Basketball Insider
    Westbrook Notches 31st Triple-Double As Thunder Thump Spurs

    Russell Westbrook notched his 31st triple-double of the season to push the Thunder to a 102-92 victory...

  • Local Pro Sports
    OKC Thunder rout Spurs, Westbrook records 31st triple-double

    OKC Thunder rout Spurs, Westbrook records 31st triple-double. To start, tonight marked the first time the Spurs lost in their last ten games; the OKC Thunder simply outplayed the team with the second best record in the NBA. He finished with 23 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists. He finished with a 14 point, 10...

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    Thunder vs Spurs Post Game Reactions

    Domantas Sabonis Victor Oladipo Gregg Popovich

  • Local Pro Sports
    Russell Westbrook’s MVP opportunity is ahead of him

    Russell Westbrook's MVP opportunity is ahead of him. Now, they've slipped to 5.5 back, his assist average is near single-digits and his MVP candidacy has been called into question as Kawhi Leonard and James Harden rise. But in the next two weeks, with the Thunder desperate to find the right track again, Westbrook has...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Oklahoma City Thunder versus San Antonio Spurs preview – 03/09/17

    Oklahoma City Thunder versus San Antonio Spurs preview – 03/09/17. The Oklahoma City Thunder will be desperate to snap their dismal losing streak tonight against one of the league’s top teams: the San Antonio Spurs. Since then, OKC has gone on to lose four in a row and are six wins behind the Utah...

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    Liveblog: Thunder vs. Spurs

    Follow along with live commentary and analysis from our group of Thunder insiders, personalities, and other special...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Steven Adams takes it on the chin as Oklahoma City Thunder hit struggle street

    Steven Adams takes it on the chin as Oklahoma City Thunder hit struggle street. The Thunder's struggles reached a nadir on Wednesday (NZT) when they went down 126-121 at home to the Portland Trail Blazers to slump to their fourth straight defeat. "It's our communication, bro, that's our biggest thing," Adams told reporters...

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    OKC Thunder: Wednesday March 8th, Practice Roundup

    After a fourth straight loss, Wednesday’s practice for the OKC Thunder was critical in preparing for San Antonio Spurs game. Today the media talked to three OKC Thunder representatives. Billy Donovan Donovan – Defensive Awareness: Defense was top of mind for Donovan who said the squad need to have better awareness especially in transition. Re:...

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    OKC Thunder: How Russell Westbrook stacks up in the MVP race

    Couple that with the fact that Westbrook is averaging a triple-double, and Donovan's bias makes his point guard the easy choice for the NBA's Most Valuable Player. “He's not evaluated on those things,” Donovan said. The case for: The strongest argument is statistical. Dig deeper and you'll see that the Thunder allows 10.9 more points...

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    OKC Thunder: Previewing the Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs

    OKC Thunder: Previewing the Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs. When: 7 p.m., Thursday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena TV: TNT (Cox 31/HD 730; Dish 138; DirecTV 245; U-verse 108/1108) Radio: WWLS-AM 640/98.1 FM Three things to know -Entering Wednesday, the Spurs had the No. The Thunder ranks 22nd (109.3) since the break. -Two opposite ends of...

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    Thunder Practice March 8

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    Full Highlights: Westbrook Scores Career High 58 In a Loss to the Blazers

    It’s never a good sign when one of your team’s players scores a career high of 58...

  • Local Pro Sports
    OKC Thunder vs Portland Trail Blazers Pregame Analysis

    The OKC Thunder are back home and looking to right the ship against the Portland Trail Blazers. The OKC Thunder are on a three game losing streak and Thunder fans and basketball minds are curious as to what happened. Or maybe about how the OKC Thunder have an offensive rating of 100 .4 in...

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    Trail Blazers Post Game Reactions

    The Portland Trail Blazers speak to the media following the 126-121 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder....

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    Liveblog: Thunder vs. Trail Blazers

    Follow along with live commentary and analysis from our group of Thunder insiders and personalities, as well...

  • Local Pro Sports
    OKC Thunder: Monday Practice Roundup

    OKC Thunder: Monday Practice Roundup. The OKC Thunder had their first full practice as a team. Afterwards the media spoke to Norris Cole, Andre Roberson and Head Coach Billy Donovan Norris Cole Watch Video Here: Source Oklahoma City Thunder – Norris Cole Full Practice – Finally New OKC Thunder addition, Norris Cole was part...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Thunder journal: Technical fouls again put Westbrook at suspension risk

    Westbrook's technical fouls at Phoenix on Friday and at Dallas on Sunday raised the Thunder guard's season total to 14. Two more would mean a one-game suspension, per NBA rules. “It happened,” Westbrook said Sunday of the call. “It's over with.” The technical foul will bring a fine of $4,000, which is the case for...

  • Local Pro Sports
    OKC Thunder Sunday practice roundup

    Another practice for the OKC Thunder; this time Norris Cole and Billy Donovan talked to the media. Because the Cleveland Cavaliers added LeBron and they were not performing up to expectations at the start of the season. That season ended up pretty well for Cleveland. For me this says there is still hope for the...

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    Thunder Practice March 6

  • Local Pro Sports
    Was this Thunder road trip the worst in OKC history?

    Teams that entered those games with records of 24-35, 19-42 and 25-36. Only three previous times has the Thunder lost three straight games on the same road trip. And never had those losses come to teams this mediocre-at-best. Before that, you have to go back to the maiden Thunder season, 2008-09, when OKC started 3-29...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Quick Thoughts on Thunder Loss to Dallas Mavericks

    Quick Thoughts on Thunder Loss to Dallas Mavericks. The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 104 – 89, making it now three straight losses for OKC. For this iteration of the Thunder, a disadvantage such as this one is a major hindrance. The Mavericks shot 62% from the field in the first half and...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Thunder at Dallas Mavericks Game Recap – March 5, 2017

    Thunder at Dallas Mavericks Game Recap – March 5, 2017. In the first half, Dallas’ precise, expert ball movement and spacing produced an incredible 62.8 percent shooting from the field, which was boosted by a 10-for-13 mark on non-paint two-point jumpers. Far too often, the Mavericks were able to get straight line drives to...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Mark Cuban doesn’t count Russell Westbrook among MVP candidates

    Mark Cuban doesn't count Russell Westbrook among MVP candidates. Westbrook's historic production this season hasn't changed Cuban's stance that the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard falls short of superstar status, an opinion Cuban originally stated just before Westbrook went off for 36 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists in a first-round Game 5...

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    Liveblog: Thunder at Mavericks

    Follow along with live commentary and analysis from our group of Thunder insiders and personalities, as well...

  • Local Pro Sports
    INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder at Dallas Mavericks – March 5, 2017

    That task will be easier said than done, considering the Mavericks have won three out of their last four games and in general have been playing at a much higher level than at the beginning of the season. For the Thunder it will be attention to detail that is the biggest factor in...

  • Local Pro Sports
    OKC Thunder Saturday practice roundup

    Adding an experienced player into the rotation should be good for the team. Simple things like working out where Taj Gibson likes the ball on court. It feels like the team chemistry is in a good place. As he said “The more time that goes by, the more comfortable the guys will be.” On Norris...

  • Local Pro Sports
    The Key to the OKC Thunder Season May Be the Utah Jazz

    The Key to the OKC Thunder Season May Be the Utah Jazz. What is most likely to flood Oklahoma City is a very dangerous thing- – hope. With that also comes home court advantage in front of one of the loudest crowds in the NBA. The puzzle pieces Sam Presti put together look to fit...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Thunder at Phoenix Suns Game Recap – March 3, 2017

    Thunder at Phoenix Suns Game Recap – March 3, 2017. Head Coach Billy Donovan’s team dropped the second game of a back-to-back 118-111 to the Suns on Friday night, despite bursting out of the blocks strong. “The game kind of went back and forth.” The press didn’t necessarily take the Thunder out of what...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Retooled OKC Thunder roster exudes family chemistry

    Before this season, the OKC Thunder seemed to be a really good team that just coasted into the playoffs and hoped of winning a championship every year. Even though the OKC Thunder have gotten worse roster wise, they have gotten better as a team and family. I think Durant leaving has made Oklahoma City...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Game Day Preview: OKC Thunder vs Phoenix Suns, Mar. 3

    Game Day Preview: OKC Thunder vs Phoenix Suns, Mar. Game Day Preview breaks down the match between the OKC Thunder and Suns. Then again this season offers fodder to believe the Suns may be a close second. Coach Earl Watson and veteran Tyson Chandler have this team playing with a gritty identity and when things...

  • Local Pro Sports
    The Thunder put their future in the hands of Victor Oladipo

    The Thunder put their future in the hands of Victor Oladipo. When Thunder general manager Sam Presti traded for Victor Oladipo this summer it quickly became a huge splash. It was easy to see that Presti was taking another step in order to surround Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook with great role players. While Oladipo...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Oklahoma City Thunder fail to show up against Phoenix Suns

    Oklahoma City Thunder fail to show up against Phoenix Suns. The Oklahoma City Thunder lost to the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Even worse, they gave up 118 points tonight after giving up 114 points the night before. I know it was the second game of a back-to-back, and this team is brutal on the...

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    Liveblog: Thunder at Suns

    Follow along with live commentary and analysis from our group of Thunder insiders and personalities, as well...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Oklahoma City Thunder: Good Team Brick City Podcast, Episode 4

    Oklahoma City Thunder: Good Team Brick City Podcast, Episode 4. Oklahoma City Thunder won three games in-a-row post All-Star break and the Good Team Brick City podcast crew of got together to discuss this and other topical items. This episode of the Good Team Brick City podcast on the Oklahoma City Thunder was recorded...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Five takeaways from the OKC Thunder win against Utah

    Five takeaways from the OKC Thunder win against Utah. The OKC Thunder extended their win streak to four games Tuesday night, beating the Utah Jazz 109-106. I can’t believe Russell Westbrook pulled it off. Those times are coming to an end soon and it’s because of performances like tonight. Westbrook capped off a 43 point, 11...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Watch: Oklahoma City Thunder’s Taj Gibson makes incredible buzzer-beating shot

    Watch: Oklahoma City Thunder’s Taj Gibson makes incredible buzzer-beating shot. OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Thunder were in a back-and-forth battle with the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night. Although the Thunder ended up losing the game, there were several highlights that stunned Thunder fans. With less than six minutes left in the game,...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder outlast New Orleans Pelicans

    The Oklahoma City Thunder make it 2-0 after the All-Star break with a good win over the struggling New Orleans Pelicans. That means that they kept it close the entire time and then let Russell Westbrook do his thing in the fourth quarter. That dunk not only put OKC up three (four after Westbrook...

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    Thunder Buddies podcast: Discussing Russell Westbrook the MVP (and future father), the new guys and Norris Cole

    Brett Dawson, Jenni Carlson, and Erik Horne talk about the move, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook at the All-Star Game, and the Thunder's final 25 games. Thunder Buddies – How does Enes Kanter’s injury affect OKC? Brett Dawson, Erik Horne and Berry Tramel discuss the impact of the injury, as well as how it...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder – 3/2/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder - 3/2/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction. The Portland Trail Blazers need a big win after losing five of their last six games. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 107.4 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 110.2 points on 45.4 percent shooting. McCollum is averaging 23.3 points...

  • Local Pro Sports
    OKC Thunder lose a heartbreaker, go down 114-109 in Portland

    Starting unit struggles mightily On a night where Russell Westbrook went for 45 points on 12-36 from the field, the rest of the Thunder’s starting lineup didn’t do their part. The quartet of Alex Abrines, Steven Adams, Andre Roberson, and Domantas Sabonis combined for a grand total of 12 points, 10 rebounds and...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Views from OKC: Can the Thunder continue their winning ways?

    March 2nd: Welcome to Views from OKC, Thunderous Intentions’ daily roundup of the best OKC Thunder content across the web. At least you are here now “For the Blazers, Evan Turner (fractured right hand) and Festus Ezeli (left knee rehab) are out and Tim Quarterman is on assignment in the NBA Development League. You’re...

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    Liveblog: Thunder at Trail Blazers

    Follow along with live commentary and analysis from our group of Thunder insiders and personalities, as well...

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    Thunder: Clutch streak has moved Russell Westbrook into the MVP lead

    Thunder: Clutch streak has moved Russell Westbrook into the MVP lead. The Thunder lost by two in Houston, with Harden taking the lead in the MVP chase by closing out OKC after Westbrook missed a go-ahead 3-point attempt. After that night in Houston, something happened: The Thunder went from a team that played a...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Durant out ‘indefinitely;’ Thunder knows the meaning of that word

    Durant, who had played only 27 games that season, missed the rest of the season, the Thunder and New Orleans tied for the eighth seed in the Western Conference playoffs, each with 45-37 records, and the Pelicans advanced via the tiebreaker. And now Durant won’t play for Golden State on March 20, 2017,...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder are finally playing Billy Donovan’s style and hitting their threes

    Oklahoma City Thunder are finally playing Billy Donovan’s style and hitting their threes. Just like last year, the Thunder are clicking at just the right time. The Oklahoma City Thunder extended their winning streak last night. McDermott adds more than just shooting to Billy Donovan’s spread offense. Once the ball is in the paint, McDermott can...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers Odds, NBA Betting Pick

    Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers Odds, NBA Betting Pick. The Blazers sit three games behind the Denver Nuggets for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference heading into this matchup. Point spread: The Trail Blazers opened as 1.5-point favorites; the total is at 219.5, according to sportsbooks monitored by...

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    OKC Thunder: Oklahoma City signs Norris Cole after trading Cameron Payne

    OKC Thunder: Oklahoma City signs Norris Cole after trading Cameron Payne. Hide caption New Orleans Pelicans guard Norris Cole (30) goes to the basket against Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins and forward Quincy Acy (13) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans in March 2016. The Oklahoma City Thunder...

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    Thunder Buddies podcast: Talking trades, dunks and OKC life with Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott

    Brett Dawson, Jenni Carlson, and Erik Horne talk about the move, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook at the All-Star Game, and the Thunder's final 25 games. Thunder Buddies – Discussing Westbrook-Durant Round 3, KD’s return to OKC – Thunder Buddies Brett Dawson and Erik Horne bring Darnell Mayberry back to the show to...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: TV channel, game preview, how to watch live stream online

    Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: TV channel, game preview, how to watch live stream online. The Portland Trail Blazers (24-35) host the Oklahoma City Thunder (35-25) Thursday at the Moda Center. ... Damian Lillard finished with 34 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in the loss. ... Thursday's game is the third of...

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    John E. Hoover: Why Russell Westbrook is making the MVP vote easier and easier

    Russell Westbrook is your NBA MVP. Oh, there’s still time left in the regular season, and that...

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    Westbrook’s Triple-Double, Game-Winner Lift Thunder Over Jazz

    His 30th triple-double of the season wasn’t enough — Russell Westbrook wanted to win the game. His...

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    Jazz vs Thunder Post Game Reactions

    Jazz Head Coach Quin Snyder and SG Rodney Hood speak to the media following the Jazz 109-106...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Red-hot Thunder make 12 straight 3s to start game, set franchise record

    Red-hot Thunder make 12 straight 3s to start game, set franchise record. Bulls send Gibson, McDermott, pick to Thunder for Lauvergne, Payne and Morrow x player version 2.0.0 playback state -1 Bulls send Gibson, McDermott, pick to Thunder for Lauvergne, Payne and Morrow 1:56 Start video Large play-pause toggle Share X Twitter Facebook...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder Zigs While The NBA Zags

    Oklahoma City Thunder Zigs While The NBA Zags. The analytics movement in the last decade has taught us many things, with the most basic takeaway being that a three-point shot made one out of three times counts more than a two-point shot made one out of two times. For the Oklahoma City Thunder, shooting...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Norris Cole, Oklahoma City Thunder reach agreement on contract

    Norris Cole, Oklahoma City Thunder reach agreement on contract. The Oklahoma City Thunder have filled their backup point guard position, signing Norris Cole for the rest of the season. The 28-year-old will return to the NBA after starting the season with the Shandong Golden Stars in the Chinese Basketball Association. He was released by Shandong...

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    The Franchise Thunder Liveblog: Thunder vs. Jazz

    Follow along with live analysis and commentary from our crew of Thunder insiders and personalities, as well...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Oklahoma City Thunder: Where NBA National Scribes Power Rank OKC in Week 18

    Oklahoma City Thunder: Where NBA National Scribes Power Rank OKC in Week 18. Victor Oladipo has been sidelined with back spasms for two games, but could return this week. NBA.com – John Schuhmann John Schuhmann has the Oklahoma City Thunder moving up two spots in his rankings to number eight. Upgrades were abound in Oklahoma...

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    OKC Thunder: Practice Round-Up 27-2-17

    OKC Thunder: Practice Round-Up 27-2-17. Today at the Integris Practice Center, the OKC Thunder had another workout today ahead of a vital game against the Utah Jazz Today, at the OKC Thunder practice, Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott had more time to work with the rest of the Thunder and understand more about...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder finish home stand against Utah Jazz

    The last time these two teams met, Westbrook did Westbrook things. Offense vs. Defense Utah is the ultimate “good defense, bad offense” team. They rank first in point allowed per game (95.6) and 28th in points scored per game (100.4). The Thunder average 106.2 points for per game and 105.9 points against. Obviously, the offense centers...

  • Local Pro Sports
    OKC Thunder spirit made its way to Lawton

    LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - The Oklahoma City Thunder spirit traveled to Lawton on Monday. The OG&E ThunderBolt, a mobile Thunder event, parked out at the Chick-fil-A parking lot on Cache Road, and brought everything but the real Thunder players to Thunder fans. The ThunderBolt came into town the night before their Military Appreciation game,...

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    5 NBA Players OKC Thunder Should Target To Fill Open Roster Spot

    5 NBA Players OKC Thunder Should Target To Fill Open Roster Spot. The OKC Thunder traded Cameron Payne, Joffrey Lauvergne, and Anthony Morrow to the Chicago Bulls for Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott, and a 2018 second round pick. Taj Gibson is averaging 11.6 points a game in just over 27 minutes per game. It’s safe...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Oklahoma City Thunder: Analyzing Trade For Doug McDermott, Taj Gibson

    Oklahoma City Thunder: Analyzing Trade For Doug McDermott, Taj Gibson. Here’s a look at what the trades mean for their roster. It was between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Chicago Bulls. Evaluating the Thunder’s Rotation With Gibson on the Thunder’s roster, it gives them another big man for point guard Russell Westbrook to facilitate to. McDermott...

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    How OKC Thunder Trade Impacts Team Salary and Financial Future

    How OKC Thunder Trade Impacts Team Salary and Financial Future. With under an hour left before the trade deadline hit, the OKC Thunder made a trade bringing in Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott in exchange for Cameron Payne, Anthony Morrow and Joffery Lauvergne. The Thunder now have $112.9 million in guaranteed salary for next...

  • Local Pro Sports
    OKC Thunder: Matt’s Monday Musings, Edition Three

    Edition three of Monday Musings dives into the OKC Thunder trade and how the roster moves are going to affect the remainder of the season and the future. With the trade deadline passing, I will be taking a look at the in-season trades of the OKC Thunder. In return, the OKC Thunder received Jerami...

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    New Orleans Pelicans Post Game 2/26

    DeMarcus Cousins speaks about adjusting to his new team, his foul troubles and playing with Anthony Davis....

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    Thunder Social Scene: OKC Hosts The Pelicans

    Riding a two-game winning streak, the Thunder is back in action on Sunday evening when it hosts the New Orleans Pelicans. Our Thunder Reporter Steve McGehee (@SteveMcGehee) will be inside The Peake tweeting updates during the game, so check back throughout to keep with all the action. Davis with 4 fouls and Cousins with...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Oklahoma City Thunder vs New Orleans Pelicans Pre-Game

    Oklahoma City Thunder vs New Orleans Pelicans Pre-Game. The Oklahoma City Thunder are hosting the New Orleans Pelicans in a game where both teams have a different look. In February before the trade, the Pelicans were 4-4 with six of them coming on the road. On the second night of back to backs the Pelicans’...

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    RAW AUDIO: Billy Donovan before OKC/NOLA

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    OKC Thunder: Practice Round-Up, 25-2-17

    OKC Thunder: Practice Round-Up, 25-2-17. This is what the Thunder players did. Taj Gibson The media interviewed Taj Gibson after his first Thunder practice. Now he just want to play his part in the team. The man is a true professional and I am glad that he now plays for the Thunder. Billy Donovan Billy Donovan is...

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    Sounds of Thunder: Oklahoma City’s Semaj Christon, the little Point Guard with High Hopes

    This performance impressed Thunder brass enough to invite Christon to the following year’s Orlando Summer League. And in the absence of Cameron Payne, OKC’s much-hyped #14 pick from the 2015 NBA Draft, the unheralded Christon performed well. Cameron Payne, Mitch McGary, and Josh Huestis were the headliners for that summer league roster, yet it...

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    Thunder: What Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott mean for OKC

    Thunder: What Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott mean for OKC. The Thunder has acquired forwards Doug McDermott and Taj Gibson and a 2018 second-round pick from the Chicago Bulls, as first reported by Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania. Here’s what to know: What do Gibson and McDermott bring? Gibson, 30, is averaging 11.6 points and 7.0...

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    OKC Thunder Player Profile: Doug McDermott

    McDermott is a third year player, having played the past two and a half in Chicago. McDermott is a quality shooter, having shown the ability to space the floor while in Chicago. Three Point Shooting McDermott’s points per game production has increased in all of his three season and he is shooting a tick...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder Victory Shows Blueprint To Success

    The Oklahoma City Thunder showcased their potential in a drubbing of the Los Angeles Lakers. In the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 110-93 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, five players scored in double figures with Alex Abrines and Andre Roberson leading the way with 19 points apiece. To see those two names at the top...

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    Benefit of OKC Thunder trade may not surface until April

    Sam Presti’s Trade Deadline magic means the OKC Thunder are primed for a Northwest Division Title and a deep Playoff push. From Presti to Presto: In the hours leading up to the NBA Trade Deadline many OKC Thunder fans lost their patience and their minds. As rumors and activity swirled around Boston, New York...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder Trade Grade: Adding and Keeping Talent

    Leave up to an OKC trade being the most talked about move at the trade deadline. With Roberson on the floor the Thunder average 12 fastbreak points per game. Andre averages 30 minutes a game, good for fourth on the team. That is where the Doug McDermott aspect of the deal comes into play. Coming off...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder In-Depth Look At The Chicago Bulls Trade

    Oklahoma City Thunder In-Depth Look At The Chicago Bulls Trade. In case you haven’t heard the news or didn’t watch the game on Friday night, Doug McDermott and Taj Gibson are now part of the Oklahoma City Thunder. OKC can run McDermott off those screens and he can either take his shot, or set...

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    Thunder Social Scene: OKC Hosts The Lakers

    Following eight full days off for the All-Star break the Thunder returns to action on Friday night when it hosts the Los Angeles Lakers at 7 p.m. Our Thunder Reporter Steve McGehee (@SteveMcGehee) will be inside The Peake tweeting updates during the game, so check back throughout to keep up with the...

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    Former Thunder guard Anthony Morrow won’t wear No. 1 with Bulls after backlash

    Former Thunder guard Anthony Morrow won't wear No. 1 with Bulls after backlash. Former Thunder guard Anthony Morrow didn't want to offend anyone, but as it turns out, many Chicago Bulls fans are passionate about the No. Yet, upon arrival in the Windy City, Morrow was initially slated to wear No. 1, the number former Bulls...

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    Thunder: Andre Roberson staying in OKC amid an uncertain future at the trade deadline

    Thunder: Andre Roberson staying in OKC amid an uncertain future at the trade deadline. Andre Roberson went about Thursday like it was just another one. With hours to go before the 2 p.m. trade deadline, Roberson emerged from an office and hugged at least three Thunder staffers. He disappeared out of sight into the halls...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder Weekly Roundup, Edition Eight

    Oklahoma City Thunder Weekly Roundup, Edition Eight. The roster is different, but the Oklahoma City Thunder weekly roundup by Heather Koontz remains as stable as ever! But for our beloved Oklahoma City Thunder, there was a pretty big shake-up in the roster. In case you missed it, Sam Presti sent Anthony Morrow, Cameron Payne, and...

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    OKC Thunder Rout Lakers in Gibson, McDermott Debut

    The OKC Thunder used a balanced attack to defeat the young Los Angeles Lakers team in their first game back after the All-Star break. Gibson scored 12 points on 6-13 shooting with four rebounds. McDermott, who like Gibson, came off the bench, added 8 points on 3-8 shooting and four rebounds. Russell Westbrook spearheaded the...

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    Gameday: The Oklahoma City Thunder vs The LA Lakers

    Gameday: The Oklahoma City Thunder vs The LA Lakers. The aftermath of yesterday’s events has the OKC Thunder with new light. Yesterday, the Oklahoma City Thunder became the talk of the NBA. They did so by sending three players to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott. Also noteworthy, Kanter is likely...

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    OKC Thunder: Practice Round-Up 23-2-17

    In the second practice for the OKC Thunder at the INTEGRIS Thunder Development Center since the All-Star break, the media spoke to Billy Donovan and Andre Roberson. Billy Donovan OKC Thunder coach Billy Donovan was quite pleased with practice today. What Donovan centered on as a team was again how good the Thunder were...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder fans greet two newest additions

    Oklahoma City Thunder fans greet two newest additions. You need to have the Adobe Flash Player to view this content. Please click here to continue. OKLAHOMA CITY - The newest players for the Oklahoma City Thunder touched down in Oklahoma City late Thursday night. Thursday afternoon, the Thunder organization announced they've acquired forwards Taj Gibson and...

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    John E. Hoover: Trade will be good for Thunder, but for how long?

    Yes, the Oklahoma City Thunder is a better team today than it was yesterday. Fleecing the Chicago...

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    Views from OKC: The trade deadline is officially here

    Views from OKC: The trade deadline is officially here. Welcome to Views from OKC, Thunderous Intentions’ daily roundup of the best OKC Thunder stories across the web. On the other hand I want them to add a young stud like Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. That reason is why I only want OKC to make a trade; they...

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    The Oklahoma City Thunder are in a trading rut

    The Oklahoma City Thunder are in a trading rut. While the Oklahoma City Thunder roster may feature a combination of both Russell Westbrook and a promising, young core, their status in the trade market is far from positive. As a team at the bottom of the pack occupying the fourth-through-seventh seeds in the Western...

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    Thunder journal: After Perkins drops hints, Thunder opens roster spot

    Thunder journal: After Perkins drops hints, Thunder opens roster spot. But if the Thunder wants to bring back Perkins — who has been out of the NBA all season — it now has a roster spot for him. Oklahoma City's trade-deadline deal on Thursday sent Cameron Payne, Anthony Morrow and Joffrey Lauvergne to the...

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    OKC Thunder: Don’t look for Oklahoma City’s Westbrook to slow down, Bird and Kidd say

    By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer OKLAHOMA CITY — Larry Bird and Jason Kidd are in awe of Russell Westbrook's ability to make the difficult seem routine. Westbrook is poised to become just the second player to average a triple-double for the season — Oscar Robertson did it during the 1961-62 season. Westbrook has...

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    How do OKC’s deadline acquisitions fit around Russell Westbrook?

    How do OKC's deadline acquisitions fit around Russell Westbrook?. Part of the Thunder's first season without Durant has been pure evaluation in trying to assess and understand what kind of roster fits around and complements Russell Westbrook. Not only that, but the Thunder are still pretty good. It's not just that the Thunder get outscored...

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    Thunder Acquires Gibson, McDermott and Draft Pick

    Thunder Acquires Gibson, McDermott and Draft Pick. OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 23, 2017 – The Oklahoma City Thunder has acquired forwards Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott as well as an unprotected 2018 second round draft pick from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for forward Joffrey Lauvergne and guards Anthony Morrow and Cameron Payne, Thunder...

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    VIDEO: Andre Roberson as Trade Deadline Approaches

    Andre Roberson addressed the media following his peculiar exit from practice where he was hugging staff members...

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    Trade Deadline Thunderous Thoughts: OKC Thunder are too late

    Trade Deadline Thunderous Thoughts: OKC Thunder are too late. Today, a look at what went down at the deadline. By the time you read this, the NBA trade deadline may have already passed. We have to think of the long term, not right now.” Teams know how much their players are worth, and if the...

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    Bulls trade deadline: OKC Thunder interested in Taj Gibson

    Bulls trade deadline: OKC Thunder interested in Taj Gibson. — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 23, 2017 Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott and especially Nikola Mirotic ... Chicago Bulls all in play today on Deadline Day according to league sources. Gibson is going to be an unrestricted free agent this summer and turning 32 next season. I...

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    OKC Thunder: Practice Round-Up 22-2-17

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    Oklahoma City Thunder trade deadline rumors and reports: Will OKC address perimeter shooting concerns?

    Oklahoma City Thunder trade deadline rumors and reports: Will OKC address perimeter shooting concerns?. Will the Oklahoma City Thunder address their publicized outside shooting needs at the eleventh hour of this year’s trade deadline? A definitive answer to this pressing question will crystallize today by 3 PM ET. While names such as DeMarcus Cousins, Buddy...

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    Thunder’s Enes Kanter returns to practice after arm surgery

    Thunder's Enes Kanter returns to practice after arm surgery. Oklahoma City Thunder big man Enes Kanter was back at practice Wednesday, getting closer to returning to play after undergoing arm surgery in January. Kanter, who broke a bone in his arm on Jan. 26 by punching a chair, participated in a noncontact practice when...

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    Wilson Chandler Trade Reportedly No Longer on Thunder’s Radar

    Wilson Chandler Trade Reportedly No Longer on Thunder's Radar. Garrett Ellwood/Getty Images The Oklahoma City Thunder are in search of perimeter upgrades at the NBA trade deadline, but they have reportedly halted their pursuit of Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler as 3 p.m. ET on Feb. 23 fast approaches. Citing two people with knowledge of...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder: Where NBA National Scribes Power Rank OKC in Week 17

    Oklahoma City Thunder: Where NBA National Scribes Power Rank OKC in Week 17. In week 17 of NBA action the Oklahoma City Thunder produced a 1-1 effort as they headed into the All-Star break. The Wizards thumped the Thunder, which may have been more a testament to the grueling schedule finally showing it’s warts. But,...

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    Sounds of Thunder: RK’s State of the Oklahoma City Thunder Address

    For I have sworn before you and Almighty God the same solemn oath our forebears prescribed nearly a decade ago. For Thunder fans hold in their mortal hands the power to abolish all ill effects of a bad summer decision and all forms of league oppression. To those young players whose future we share,...

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    NBA trade deadline: Players who could be on the move this week

    NBA trade deadline: Players who could be on the move this week. The NBA trade deadline is Thursday, and the Thunder has a history of being active this time of year. A sampling of some players who might be on the market as Oklahoma City looks for potential fits: Wilson Chandler Denver Nuggets forward...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder and trade deadline expectations

    Oklahoma City Thunder and trade deadline expectations. Why OKC Thunder fans shouldn’t expect big moves at Thursday’s NBA Trade Deadline. No matter how many times you tweet about wanting your team to acquire a certain player, it’s not going to make it happen. You can even try your trades in NBA 2K. Plus he’s a guy...

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    OKC Thunder Matt’s Monday Musings, Edition Two

    OKC Thunder Matt’s Monday Musings, Edition Two. For the second of my Monday Musings I am revisiting the James Harden trade to the Rockets and the impact that Steven Adams has had on the Thunder. With February 23 trade deadline approaching, it is time to revisit the biggest trade in recent franchise history: the...

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    OKC Thunder journal: Thunder-Warriors highest rated NBA cable telecast of all-time

    Game 7 of the Western Conference finals was the apex of cable television basketball. The seven-game series was the most-viewed Western Conference finals ever, averaging 9.9 million total viewers and a 5.9 U.S. household rating, an increase of 47 percent in total viewers and 40 percent in U.S. household rating since the last...

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    Thunder Mid-Season Progress Report

    Between Kevin Durant (and his mom), Enes Kanter (and his chair), and Russell Westbrook (and his historic season),...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder news roundup and rumors: Westbrook and Durant team; plus DeMarcus Cousins traded to rival New Orleans

    Oklahoma City Thunder news roundup and rumors: Westbrook and Durant team; plus DeMarcus Cousins traded to rival New Orleans. Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook’s saga with Kevin Durant monopolized the narrative of All Star Weekend 2017. However, immediately following the mid-season classic, an abrupt deal to solidify a floundering New Orleans Pelicans roster...

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    NBA trade rumors: Clippers, Thunder reportedly pushing for Wilson Chandler

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    Clippers, Thunder Reportedly Interested in Trading for Wilson Chandler

    Clippers, Thunder Reportedly Interested in Trading for Wilson Chandler. Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images The Los Angeles Clippers and Oklahoma City Thunder are interested in trading for Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler, according to Adrian Wojnarowski and Chris Mannix of The Vertical. The Vertical The prospects of Boston & Chicago reengaging on a Jimmy Butler deal...

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    OKC Thunder defeated by Golden State Warriors in the return

    OKC Thunder defeated by Golden State Warriors in the return. The OKC Thunder were defeated by former Thunder Buddy Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors 130-114. It’s extremely rare when a game that’s been hyped up for months lives up to expectations, and despite the final score, this game was fun nearly throughout. To...

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    Even without Kevin Durant, Sam Presti’s plan for the Thunder holds up

    When the Oklahoma City Thunder built a three-games-to-one lead over the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals last May, it looked like Thunder General Manager Sam Presti’s meticulous, multiyear plan was about to pay off in the biggest way. More importantly, most of those players were young, allowing them to grow...

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    NBA 2017 All-Star Weekend Itinerary and OKC Thunder Participants

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    Oklahoma City Thunder duo to appear in tonight’s BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge: game preview and odds

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    Oklahoma City Mid-season Report Card

    Even though the Thunder are 57 games into the season, it’s customary to see the All-Star break...

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    Russell Westbrook Dominates the Knicks, Grabs 27th Triple-Double

    Despite a very shaky start for the Thunder, Russell Westbrook and his teammates were able to rally...

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    Carmelo Anthony on facing Westbrook and All-Star Selection

    Carmelo Anthony speaks to the media following the Knicks 116-105 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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    Oklahoma City Thunder: The campaign for Cameron Payne

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    Oklahoma City Thunder play Knicks before All-Star break

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    Oklahoma City Thunder vs Warriors – Lessons Learned

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    Thunder, Positive Tomorrows Celebrate New Classroom

    When fourth- and fifth-grade students at Positive Tomorrows set foot inside their new Thunder-themed classroom on Thursday, their eyes first met a spectacular mural depicting a downtown OKC cityscape splashed with a sunset and emblazoned with the Thunder shield logo. The transformed cafeteria drew a ripple of oohs and ahhs as the children,...

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    What a letdown for the Thunder and Warriors

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    OKC Thunder: Melo in OKC? Not likely, but Thunder could use the boost

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    Oklahoma City Thunder need to keep coming against Wizards

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    OKC Thunder show up in Washington without a jump shot

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    Surprise Appearance From Cleveland Cavaliers’ Big 3 Doesn’t Rattle OKC Thunder

    The Cleveland Cavaliers waited until the last minute to announce that everyone was playing, yet it didn’t seem to bother the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Cleveland Cavaliers followed up their 4-0 start to the month of February by losing to the Oklahoma City Thunder 118-109 Thursday night on TNT. Going into the game, there...

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    Thunder at Washington Wizards Game Recap – Feb. 13, 2017

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    Thunder Display Emotional Hangover in Big Loss to Scott Brooks, the Wizards

    Perhaps an emotional hangover was to be expected for the Thunder after Saturday’s events, and it seemed...

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    Durant postscript: Cupcakes and sadness

    It has taken me a couple days to marinate about what happened Saturday night at the Peake,...

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    The Franchise Thunder Liveblog: Thunder at Wizards

    Follow along with live analysis and commentary with our group of Franchise Thunder insiders, personalities, and other...

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    Thunder Buddies podcast: Discussing Westbrook-Durant Round 3, KD’s return to OKC

    Thunder Buddies podcast: Discussing Westbrook-Durant Round 3, KD’s return to OKC. Hope you enjoy: Thunder Buddies – Discussing Westbrook-Durant Round 3, KD’s return to OKC – Thunder Buddies Brett Dawson and Erik Horne bring Darnell Mayberry back to the show to talk about the most epic of double-digit Thunder losses, OKC’s 130-114 loss...

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    Wizards vs. Thunder preview: Washington seeks third straight win with OKC in town

    Wizards vs. Thunder preview: Washington seeks third straight win with OKC in town. The Wizards take on the Oklahoma City Thunder Monday night at the Verizon Center in what figures to be an up and down affair. Although the Wizards have been close in previous games, it’s been three years since Washington has defeated...

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    Draymond Green Trolls Oklahoma City Thunder With Cupcake T-Shirt [PHOTO]

    Durant scored 34 points while being booed throughout the night, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Thunder 130-114 in a chippy game on Saturday night. It was Durant’s first game back since he left the Thunder after eight seasons in Oklahoma City to join the rival Warriors as a free agent last...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder News: Colin Cowherd makes egregious comment

    Caption Settings Dialog Beginning of dialog window. Another day, another comment hating on the Oklahoma City Thunder from Colin Cowherd. Cowherd later on in his show decided to comment on the “divorce” of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. He said that Durant seems to be happier because he is winning and Westbrook is shooting a...

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    OKC Thunder fans boo Kevin Durant during pregame warmups

    OKC Thunder fans boo Kevin Durant during pregame warmups. With Kevin Durant playing in Oklahoma City for the first time with the Warriors, OKC Thunder fans let the boos rain down during his pregame warmups. With Kevin Durant back in town to face his former team for the first time since joining the Golden...

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    Warriors Silence Thunder in Durant’s Return to OKC

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    Kevin Durant Cake Walks Russell Westbrook, Thunder In Oklahoma City Return

    Kevin Durant Cake Walks Russell Westbrook, Thunder In Oklahoma City Return. Fans in attendance responded with their loudest chant of the night. A few early minutes of draggy offense gave way to a downpour. And when it wasn’t: There was Durant (34 points, nine rebounds), noticeably aggressive, gutting the defense with hard drives. Golden State rebuffed...

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    Scott Brooks reacts to Kevin Durant being booed by OKC Thunder fans

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    Warriors vs. Thunder: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

    Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images Kevin Durant's much-anticipated return to Oklahoma City on Saturday night was more eventful because of the drama before the game rather than what happened on the court, as the Golden State Warriors dominated the Thunder in a 130-114 victory at Chesapeake Energy Arena. "When Kendrick Perkins played center...

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    For Westbrook and Durant, It’s Not Personal; It’s Business

    Sports fandom wouldn’t exist in its current form without some level of belief, and Oklahoma City is no...

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    Thunder fans rally around Russell Westbrook, let Kevin Durant have it

    Thunder fans rally around Russell Westbrook, let Kevin Durant have it. On Saturday, with Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors in town for the first time, they rolled a video with fans naming towns around Oklahoma and then played the song they used all of last season: "This City" by Patrick Stump. This...

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    John E. Hoover: Westbrook stands his ground, but Durant’s victory was inevitable

    OKLAHOMA CITY — All the boos, all the “cupcake!” chants, all the clever signs — and there...

  • John Hoover
    VIDEO: Kevin Durant talks Westbrook, Roberson, his feelings about OKC and why he loves his new teammates

    After his Golden State Warriors defeated Oklahoma City 130-114 on Saturday night at Chesapeake Arena, Kevin Durant...

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    Billy Donovan: Pre Game Press Conference: Raw Audio

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    VIDEO: Kevin Durant pregame interview

    Before taking the floor tonight against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant met with the media. (PHOTO:...

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    John E. Hoover: As tipoff nears, Westbrook’s relationship with Durant ‘not really up to me’

    OKLAHOMA CITY — It’s here. The day has arrived. The time has come. Kevin Durant is back...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder players indifferent on fans reaction on Kevin Durant return

    Oklahoma City Thunder players indifferent on fans reaction on Kevin Durant return. “Nah, I mean it's kind of up to them,” Westbrook said. You know, obviously Kevin did a lot for Oklahoma City and our team when he was here, so it's kind of up to them. It's a basketball game. “It’s always strange when you...

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    Open Letter: Departure of Kevin Durant served to remind OKC of resiliency

    This Saturday, he returns for the first time. I’m just one of many Thunder fans who had a lot to say about your departure from the team last year. Sure, your team is number one. Your decision, and the way it ultimately painted your character, made Russell so much more important. And when you left, I...

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    An Unheralded Thunder Rookie Destroyed Tristan Thompson With A Vicious Dunk

    An Unheralded Thunder Rookie Destroyed Tristan Thompson With A Vicious Dunk. The Oklahoma City Thunder are, without question, Russell Westbrook’s team. Beyond that, the Thunder employ intriguing veterans with Steven Adams, Victor Oladipo and the injured Enes Kanter, as well as a 2016 lottery pick in Domantas Sabonis. However, none of those (much) more famous...

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    OKC Thunder Game Day Update – Cavaliers Big 3 Rumored to be playing

    OKC Thunder Game Day Update – Cavaliers Big 3 Rumored to be playing. With the OKC Thunder hosting the Cleveland Cavaliers rumors was the Cavs ‘Big 3’ wouldn’t play. The OKC Thunder thought they dodged a bullet when rumors swirled none of the Cavaliers Big three of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving or Kevin Love...

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    VIDEO: Cleveland Cavaliers Post Game Reactions

    Cleveland Cavaliers’ head coach Tyronn Lue and Kyrie Irving speak to the media following the Cavaliers 118-109...

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    Audio: Thunder vs Cavaliers RAW Postgame Audio

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    The Franchise Thunder Liveblog: Thunder vs. Cavaliers

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    Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, Game 52 preview

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    Post-Game Grades: Indiana Pacers Extend Win Streak to Seven, Beat Oklahoma City Thunder

    The Indiana Pacers rely on a second half comeback and stingy defense to overcome Russell Westbrook’s 27 points, 18 rebounds and 9 assists as they defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 93-90. The Good: The Indiana Pacers held an Oklahoma City Thunder team that averages 105.8 points per game to 90 points, which was...

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    OKC Thunder: Where NBA National Scribes Power Rank OKC in Week 15

    On a whole the pundits dropped the Thunder down their lists. Like the Raptors the Thunder dealt with a heinous road schedule and major injuries (first Victor Oladipo and now Enes Kanter). But dig into their schedules you’ll find teams who are benefiting from heavy home schedules or easy opponents. With that, let’s see how...

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    Thunder journal: Roberson doubling up on points, rebounds

    Thunder journal: Roberson doubling up on points, rebounds. In the first 228 games of his NBA career, Andre Roberson had a double-double — 10 or more points, 10 or more rebounds — once. I just try to be the complete player.” Roberson hasn't made offensive leaps in his four-year NBA career, but there has...

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    Kevin Durant addresses returning to OKC, ‘fake drama’ with Russell Westbrook, Thunder in ESPN interview

    Kevin Durant addresses returning to OKC, 'fake drama' with Russell Westbrook, Thunder in ESPN interview. Kevin Durant is playing in Oklahoma City on Saturday for the first time since his free agency departure in July. The two meetings between the Thunder and Warriors in Oakland this season have had all the tension you'd expect...

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    Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers Game Recap – Feb. 5, 2017

    Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu was trying to lock up Russell Westbrook out top, but as the Thunder point guard drove left he stopped on a dime. “I just go out and compete and try to close the game the right way and make sure we win the game.” The Thunder couldn’t...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Indiana Pacers game preview, odds, and information

    Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Indiana Pacers game preview, odds, and information. Tonight, riding a pair of statement wins, the Oklahoma City Thunder look to halt Indiana’s momentum while extending their own. Coach Nate McMillan’s surging group has utilized swarming defense and the all-around play of Paul George, Jeff Teague, and Myles Turner to barrel...

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    Victor Oladipo Is Not Kevin Durant And That’s OK

    Victor Oladipo Is Not Kevin Durant And That’s OK. When Durant delivered the fatal blow, leaving only Westbrook, the future and direction of the Thunder franchise was in question. Since then, Westbrook, Oladipo and Steven Adams have all signed extensions to stay with Oklahoma City through at least 2017-18. There was so much unknown with...

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    INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder at Indiana Pacers – Feb. 6, 2017

    INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder at Indiana Pacers – Feb. 6, 2017. In wins on Friday night and Sunday afternoon, the Thunder was excellent on the perimeter preventing dribble drives and did a solid job on the glass and in the paint. “Their effort, their intensity and focus. Paying attention to the scouting and preparation...

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    The Franchise Liveblog: Thunder at Pacers

    Follow along with live analysis and commentary with our Thunder Insiders, personalities, and others: 2/6 OKC @...

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    What a week

    Biggest week of the season for the Thunder? Probably. Well, definitely. Starting tonight, we’re going to get...

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    Thunder Handle Blazers, 105-99: Full Highlights

    The Oklahoma City Thunder took care of business at home on a Sunset Sunday, winning 105-99 against...

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    Blazers visit Oklahoma City Thunder for Sunday matinee

    Blazers visit Oklahoma City Thunder for Sunday matinee. Following their most difficult month of the 2016-17 NBA regular season schedule, the Oklahoma City Thunder (29-22) continue in their quest to find balance and consistency against the Portland Trail Blazers (22-29). The real problem for OKC will be the minutes Westbrook is not on the...

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    Russell Westbrook scorches the Blazers in the fourth

    Russell Westbrook scorches the Blazers in the fourth. At that point, all that was going to save Aminu from highlights would be a Westbrook miss. "I hadn't made a 3 all night," Westbrook said, "but that was a big one. That's what Westbrook had to say postgame after the Thunder's 105-99 win over the...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder hold off pesky Portland 105-99

    Oklahoma City Thunder hold off pesky Portland 105-99. Westbrook finished with 42 points, eight assists, and four rebounds. Portland has now dropped three of four outings. Mason Plumlee (13) and Allen Crabbe (10) joined the Blazers’ heralded backcourt in double-figure scoring. In a total turnabout from a humbling Dec. 13 setback, OKC outrebounded Portland 56-44, and...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder 105, Portland Trail Blazers 99: Live chat recap, box score

    Oklahoma City Thunder 105, Portland Trail Blazers 99: Live chat recap, box score. The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 105-99 Sunday at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Russell Westbrook finished with 42 points and eight assists and Victor Oladipo added 24 points for the Thunder (30-22). Damian Lillard had 29 points and seven rebounds...

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    The Franchise Thunder Liveblog: Thunder vs. Trail Blazers

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    INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers – Feb. 5, 2017

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    Views from OKC: Thunder win but Adams goes down

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    Sports media: TNT’s Harlan discusses Thunder, Durant’s role with Warriors. Answer: "We're getting to see a lot of Russell Westbrook, which is never a bad thing. He's trying to play the role of two guys after being in that one-two punch for so long. When you lose a star like that (Kevin Durant), there's going...

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    NBA Week 12 Power Rankings – Where National Scribes Rank OKC Thunder

    NBA Week 12 Power Rankings – Where National Scribes Rank OKC Thunder. The OKC Thunder got off to a good start last week with big wins over Chicago and Memphis. All in all it was a good week for the OKC Thunder. Russell Westbrook added a couple triple doubles to his total bring him to...

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    The Franchise Live Blog: Thunder at Clippers

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    OKC Thunder must bring playoff effort against Warriors

    OKC Thunder must bring playoff effort against Warriors. On Wednesday, the Thunder will see the defending Western Conference Champion Golden State Warriors for the second time this season. Former Thunder great Kevin Durant went off, shooting 15-of-24, dropping 39 points (including seven three’s) against his former running mates. This isn’t just another game. Sure, it’s a...

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    Thunder Fend Off Kings as Westbrook Posts 20th Triple-Double

    The Thunder did their best to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in their 122-118 road...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Sacramento Kings game preview, odds, and information

    Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Sacramento Kings game preview, odds, and information. The Oklahoma City Thunder look to rebound tonight against the Sacramento Kings from the Golden 1 Center. Westbrook is now 2-of-24 3PM in his last three contests. During Sacramento's 116-101 Nov. 23 home victory against the Thunder, Cousins exploded for 36 pts, and 13...

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    OKC Thunder: How Russell Westbrook is making the toughest part of averaging a triple-double look easy

    OKC Thunder: How Russell Westbrook is making the toughest part of averaging a triple-double look easy. 1 in the league in uncontested rebounds per game (8.6). No Durant or Ibaka on defensive rebounds Through 41 games, Westbrook's per game offensive rebounds aren't much different from last season (1.6) to now (1.8). The three have each...

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    Westbrook’s 19th Triple-Double Not Enough to Get Past ‘Wolves

    Extreme highs, plummeting lows–it’s the Thunder way, and has been since their inception in 2008. After playing...

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    Thunder at Minnesota Timberwolves Game Recap – Jan. 13, 2017

    Thunder at Minnesota Timberwolves Game Recap – Jan. 13, 2017. “They kind of broke it open there midway through the third and then going into the fourth.” The symptoms for a tough loss on the road were just about everywhere. 11 of those turnovers that went for 25 points came in the second half,...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder news: Semaj Christon assigned to OKC Blue

    Oklahoma City Thunder news: Semaj Christon assigned to OKC Blue. After opening this season with the Oklahoma City Thunder’s main roster, Semaj Christon has been assigned to the team’s NBA Development League affiliate, OKC Blue. Christon’s spot on Oklahoma City’s roster was made expendable by the return of second-year guard Cameron Payne. Payne’s 16-17' debut...

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    Views from OKC: Thunder end halfway mark with 24 wins

    Views from OKC: Thunder end halfway mark with 24 wins. Caption Settings Dialog Beginning of dialog window. Glad to have you here, and I hope you’ll make this a daily destination. Well, let’s get started! “Victor Oladipo was 8 for 18 from the floor, Domantas Sabonis 3 for 11. Among Thunder starters, only Andre Roberson, who went...

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    NBA All-Star voting reflects what OKC Thunder could have been

    NBA All-Star voting reflects what OKC Thunder could have been. Fan voting for the 2017 NBA All-Star Game punctuates just how special the Big 3 era of OKC Thunder was and more interestingly what they could have been. Currently, Stephen Curry and James Harden lead the backcourt fan votes. Related Content: Why Westbrook deserves to...

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    Miscues, frigid shooting cost OKC Thunder in Minnesota

    The OKC Thunder lost an extremely winnable game on Friday night in Minnesota, falling to the TimberPups 96-86. The Thunder executed two key points to defeating the Timerwolves, limiting them to only 9 offensive rebounds and 6 fast break points; which are two areas of strength for the young Minnesota team. The Timberwolves capitalized...

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    The Franchise Liveblog: Thunder at Timberwolves

    A list of curated tweets from Franchise personalities and Thunder insiders. Thunder @ Timberwolves - Curated tweets...

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    Views from OKC: Can the Thunder make it four in a row?

    Views from OKC: Can the Thunder make it four in a row?. Welcome to Views from OKC, Thunderous Intentions’ daily roundup of the best OKC Thunder stories across the web. Well, let’s get started! OKC has dominated Minnesota this season, beating them by an average of 16 points in two games. The reason why Oklahoma City...

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    Gameday Preview: OKC Thunder vs Wolves ‘Something’s Gotta Give’

    OKC Thunder bring a 3-game win streak into Minnesota to face the Wolves who are on their own 2-game win streak. There are also signs of what the Thibs defense will resemble once the Wolves learn to focus for longer portions of games. This pointed to two factors: It showed KAT’s immaturity. Regardless of the...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers slated for NBA’s MLK Day Finale

    Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers slated for NBA’s MLK Day Finale. For basketball junkies, Martin Luther King Jr. Day follows only Christmas when it comes to satisfying that insatiable NBA itch. This year, the fun starts at Noon Eastern Time Monday on NBATV when the fire-sale Atlanta Hawks travel to Madison Square...

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    Andrew Gilman: Thunder’s Decent First Half May Lead to a Dangerous Future

    You good with lowering the bar? There hasn’t been a lot of oddity to this Thunder season....

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    Thunder take down the Grizzlies in OKC

    Thunder take down the Grizzlies in OKC. OKLAHOMA CITY – Russell Westbrook posted his 18th triple-double of the season, and he Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 103-95 on Wednesday night. Westbrook finished with 24 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists for the 55th triple-double of his career. He already has matched his triple-double...

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    Views from OKC: Thunder look for retribution against Memphis

    Views from OKC: Thunder look for retribution against Memphis. “The last time these two teams met? Memphis went on to blow the doors off Oklahoma City, 114-80.” This game is going to go one of two ways. 1) Russell Westbrook is going to come out looking for blood and he shoots the Thunder out of...

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    OKC Thunder ‘The Rich List’ – Edition 2

    Welcome to the Rich List, AKA Russ plus Four, a weekly list designed to highlight the five (four and Russell Westbrook), best players of the preceding week in the NBA, in this case the week of January 2, 2017 – January 8, 2017. He’s in the middle of a historic season, on course...

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    Billy Donovan: Pre Game Press Conference: OKC VS. Memphis

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    Thunder Practice Report 1-11-17: Russell Westbrook

    Thunder point guard, Russell Westbrook, took some time to talk to the media after Thunder practice. Full...

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    OKC Thunder vs. Memphis Grizzlies preview – Jan 11, 2017

    OKC Thunder vs. Memphis Grizzlies preview – Jan 11, 2017. Fresh off the back of a victory against the Chicago Bulls, the OKC Thunder will host the Memphis Grizzlies tonight, in the second match-up between the two sides this season. Check out Thunderous Intentions for more and follow us on Facebook and Twitter However...

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    Views from OKC: Thunder bust Bulls, all is well again

    Views from OKC: Thunder bust Bulls, all is well again. Welcome to Views from OKC, Thunderous Intentions’ daily roundup of the best OKC Thunder stories across the web. It wasn’t the Russell Westbrook show, and that’s why this run/game was so important. 4 players scored in double-digits and 9 of 10 players had at least...

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    NBA Week 11 Power Rankings – Where National Scribes Rank OKC Thunder

    NBA Week 11 Power Rankings – Where National Scribes Rank OKC Thunder. The Thunder went 1-3 to start off the New Year and as a result slipped in the power rankings this week. It was a rough week for the Thunder who saw their hopes of moving into the top 5 in some of...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder film room: fast-break defense keeps OKC competitive

    Surprisingly, the Oklahoma City Thunder has become the second-best team at preventing transition points, a startling fact when you consider the team’s youth and lack of roster continuity. It is fairly logical to assume that turnovers will have a positive correlation with fast break points. While Westbrook isn’t known for getting back, the offense...

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    Officials: Late non-call in Thunder-Spurs should have been offensive foul | Oklahoma City Thunder

    Officials: Late non-call in Thunder-Spurs should have been offensive foul | Oklahoma City Thunder. Oklahoma City Thunder Officials: Late non-call in Thunder-Spurs should have been offensive foul The sequence in question involved Oklahoma City’s Dion Waiters on an inbounds play with 13.5 seconds remaining and his team nursing a one-point advantage. IT’S A SUNNY...

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    Enes Kanter proved his worthlessness in Thunder win over Bulls

    After the 106 to 94 win at the Bulls tonight, Enes specifically mentioned team defense as a reason for the team’s dominant third quarter. Kanter gets Wade on the switch, “ole`!”s Wade to the rim, and forces the miss. That’s all of Kanter’s good defensive play from last night, as far as I saw. Of...

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    Jimmy Butler game-time decision vs. Thunder; Dwyane Wade expected to sit Tuesday

    Jimmy Butler game-time decision vs. Thunder; Dwyane Wade expected to sit Tuesday. "He's home, not feeling well. Jimmy Butler did not participate in shootaround Monday morning, Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said. "Hopefully he gets better," Hoiberg said. "You know if Jimmy can stand up, he's going to try and play." Hoiberg also noted that...

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    The Franchise Liveblog: Thunder at Bulls

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    Views from OKC: Thunder go for first win of 2017

    Views from OKC: Thunder go for first win of 2017. Welcome to Views from OKC, Thunderous Intentions’ daily roundup of the best OKC Thunder stories across the web. Well, let’s get started! As a result, along the way OKC thrice suffered defeat by a slim 5-point average.” This game is going to be a tough...

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    Thunder at Milwaukee Bucks Game Recap – Jan. 2, 2017

    Thunder at Milwaukee Bucks Game Recap – Jan. 2, 2017. MILWAUKEE – Down by two on the road with just 14.2 seconds left, Russell Westbrook picked the pocket of Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker. On the ensuing offensive possession, Westbrook skated left past Tony Snell into the lane, but the rangy Milwaukee guard dipped...

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    INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder vs. Denver Nuggets – Jan. 7, 2017

    INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder vs. Denver Nuggets – Jan. 7, 2017. “It’s good to get a home game underneath our belt and get our rhythm back.” The Thunder has bested the Nuggets twice so far this season, but knows that a young, talented and challenging team is coming into town tonight. Emmanuel Mudiay,...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder – Shall we dance?

    Heading into a rare January home game, could the debut of Westbrook’s dance partner be the x-factor the Thunder have been waiting for? OKC Thunder have yet to record a 2017 win and face a heinous January schedule featuring 12 road games and 11 currently seeded playoff teams. To put it bluntly, if Payne...

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    Cameron Payne Returns to the OKC Thunder Lineup

    Cameron Payne Returns to the OKC Thunder Lineup. Oklahoma City Thunder Point Guard Cameron Payne played his first game of the season Saturday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. From the looks of it, seems like he’s back to one hundred percent and healthy. This return comes after suffering a Jones fracture in his right...

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    Thunder Social Scene: OKC Hosts Nuggets

    Thunder Social Scene: OKC Hosts Nuggets. Following three consecutive losses, the Thunder is back in action tonight at home against the Denver Nuggets at 7 p.m. Our Thunder Reporter, Steve McGehee, will be inside The Peake tweeting updates during the game, so check back throughout to make sure you don't miss out on...

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    W2W4: Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder, Jan. 7

    W2W4: Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder, Jan. 7. After a loss to the San Antonio Spurs extended the Denver Nuggets’ losing streak to 4, they now head to Oklahoma City to take on Russell Westbrook and the Thunder. To elaborate on a previous statement, this game was an absolute blowout. The Nuggets lost this...

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    INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder at Memphis Grizzlies – Dec. 29, 2016

    INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder at Memphis Grizzlies – Dec. 29, 2016. Randolph. As much as the Memphis Grizzlies change, they stay the same. New Memphis coach David Fizdale has ushered in some new schemes and concepts and has even brought Randolph off the bench at times this season, but still the challenges for the...

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    OKC Thunder: Heather’s Friday Roundup

    Hey Now, Pick Your Thunder All-Star NBA All-Star 2017 voting has officially begun! All current NBA players are eligible to receive votes, but I would like to recommend: Russell Westbrook (obviously!) Voting ends on Monday, Jan. 16, so get your votes in every day until then! It’s as simple as tweeting, or retweeting if that’s...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets Betting Odds, Analysis, NBA Pick

    Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets Betting Odds, Analysis, NBA Pick. The Thunder are also 2-1 SU and ATS in their last three back-to-back situations, according to the OddsShark NBA Database, and they have won three of the past five meetings with the Rockets. Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook did all he could in a...

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    Views from OKC: Thunder search for first win of 2017

    Caption Settings Dialog Beginning of dialog window. New to Views from OKC? Glad to have you here, and I hope you’ll make this a daily destination. Well, let’s get started! Entering Wednesday’s foray, the Thunder sports an even 8-8 away record, while the Hornets are 11-7 at home.” I’m so darn excited to watch this game. Even...

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    Thunder at Charlotte Hornets Game Recap – Jan. 4, 2017

    Thunder at Charlotte Hornets Game Recap – Jan. 4, 2017. On the road against a strong opponent, within a one possession striking distance with a chance to win is right where NBA team would like to be. I’ll be anxious to see the film.” “We gave us a lot of second chance points and...

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    Tickets on Sale for Breakfast With Rumble

    Tickets on Sale for Breakfast With Rumble. Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 – The Oklahoma City Thunder will hold its fifth annual Breakfast with Rumble special event on Saturday, Feb. 4, benefitting the Thunder Cares Foundation. Rumble will be joined by six of his NBA mascot friends for a fun morning that will...

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    Views from OKC: Thunder drop first game in 2017

    Views from OKC: Thunder drop first game in 2017. Welcome to Views from OKC, Thunderous Intentions’ daily roundup of the best OKC Thunder news across the web. Well, let’s get started! Milwaukee put Oklahoma City on the ropes with a dominant 29-16 third quarter display, then finished the affair with a pair of made Malcom...

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    Cameron Payne is closing in on an Oklahoma City Thunder season debut

    Cameron Payne is closing in on an Oklahoma City Thunder season debut. Promising young guard Cameron Payne completed the first hurdle in his road to full recovery Tuesday night. The Oklahoma City Thunder's 2015 first-round draft pick scored 14 points in reserve duty as the OKC Blue narrowly defeated the Salt Lake City Stars...

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    Cleveland Cavaliers: Scouting Center Joffrey Lauvergne As A Trade Target

    Cleveland Cavaliers: Scouting Center Joffrey Lauvergne As A Trade Target. Cleveland Cavaliers general manager has consistently acquired an unexpected player in a trade. The Cleveland Cavaliers, who need frontcourt help, are scouring the trade market for players that will allow the team to reach it’s maximum potential. A trade for Oklahoma City Thunder center Joffrey...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Charlotte Hornets preview – 01/04/17

    RELATED: be the first to get Thunder content Following Monday’s loss in Wisconsin, the Thunder are now sitting at 21-14 for the season, which places them as the seventh seed. What’s more, OKC have scored at least 100 points in six of their last eight encounters with Charlotte. In one of those two games,...

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    Oklahoma City looks to rebound vs. Kemba Walker’s Charlotte Hornets

    Oklahoma City looks to rebound vs. Kemba Walker’s Charlotte Hornets. Both Oklahoma City and Charlotte suffered road setbacks in their previous outings. Entering Wednesday’s foray, the Thunder sports an even 8-8 away record, while the Hornets are 11-7 at home. However, in those duels, fringe All-Star Kemba Walker averaged 26.5 ppg, while shooting 46.5% from...

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    Thunder journal: Semaj Christon’s impact felt as Cameron Payne nears return

    The playing time of Semaj Christon, left, might be affected once Cameron Payne returns from injury. Against the Bucks on Monday, Christon scored the first seven points of the fourth quarter for the Thunder as Russell Westbrook rested. It was a critical stretch considering the Thunder gave up a 10-2 run to close the...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder at Milwaukee Bucks

    Oklahoma City Thunder at Milwaukee Bucks. The Oklahoma City Thunder lost to the Milwaukee Bucks 94 to 98 on January 2, 2017 at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Russell Westbrook of the Thunder led the game in scoring with 30 points on 9 for 28 shooting. The Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo cleaned up the glass, pulling down...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder lose first road game of 2017

    Oklahoma City Thunder lose first road game of 2017. The Oklahoma City Thunder let one slip away as they started off 2017 and their tough January schedule with a loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on the road. For an extended stretch to end the first quarter, the Thunder were on the court without both...

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    Who Else but Russell? The NBA MVP Race Heats Up in 2017

    Even though we are only 2 days into 2017, it’s never too early to see where Oklahoma...

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    OKC Thunder: Previewing the Thunder against the Memphis Grizzlies

    OKC Thunder: Previewing the Thunder against the Memphis Grizzlies. The Oklahoman's Erik Horne previews the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Memphis Grizzlies When: 7 p.m. on Thursday Where: FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tenn. TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722; Dish 416; DirecTV 675; U-verse 751/1751) Radio: WWLS-AM 640/98.1 FM Three things to know -The...

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    Views from OKC: Thunder manhandle Miami, Russ records triple-double

    Views from OKC: Thunder manhandle Miami, Russ records triple-double. Welcome to Views from OKC, Thunderous Intentions’ daily roundup of the best OKC Thunder news across the web. New to Views from OKC? Glad to have you here, and I hope you’ll make this a daily destination. Well, let’s get started! The Thunder are growing up right in...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder take down Miami Heat with ease

    Oklahoma City Thunder take down Miami Heat with ease. Caption Settings Dialog Beginning of dialog window. Wow…after three minutes of game time I was not expecting that. The Thunder came out flat to start the game, going 1-7 from the field. But then Russell Westbrook happened. By the end of the game he had 29 points, 17...

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    OKC Thunder gearing for their toughest stretch

    OKC Thunder gearing for their toughest stretch. By Fred Katz CNHI News Service OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook and his friends will be paying rent on the team plane soon enough. The Oklahoma City Thunder are in the beginning stages of a grueling stretch, 14 of their next 18 on the road starting with...

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    Thunder journal: Thunder finding temporary identity without Oladipo

    Thunder journal: Thunder finding temporary identity without Oladipo. The Thunder is finding ways to survive while Oladipo recovers from a wrist injury. As it waits on his return from a sprained right wrist, Oklahoma City is working to find an identity without him. It's all part of the process of making due for Donovan, who...

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    Views from OKC: Thunder look to push win streak to four

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    Isaiah Thomas, Russell Westbrook named Players of the Week

    NEW YORK -- The Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas and the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 19 through Sunday, Dec. 25. Thomas led the Eastern Conference in scoring (33.3 ppg) and ranked sixth in assists (7.3...

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    INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder at Miami Heat – Dec. 27, 2016

    INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder at Miami Heat – Dec. 27, 2016. “Our guys do a really good job in terms of trying to take what we can learn from the previous game and how we can improve from the previous game,” Donovan said. “It’s a little bit different, but style and system, what...

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    OKC Thunder: Russell Westbrook logs 31 points in 112-100

    Hide caption Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) passes the ball over Minnesota Timberwolves defenders during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016. Oklahoma City won 112-100. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams) OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook had 31 points and 15 assists to help the Oklahoma...

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    Five Thunder Takeaways from the Christmas Day Dub

    My oh my what a game. Russ ended Christmas with 31 points, 15 assists and 7 rebounds. Well Kanter has done that and MORE this season. If Minnesota doubled down low, Kanter would find the open man (another facet of his game that he’s worked on). But at least he isn’t allowing penetration every time his...

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    Westbrook denies shouting ‘Thank you Kyrie!’

    Westbrook denies shouting 'Thank you Kyrie!'. OKLAHOMA CITY -- Russell Westbrook strongly denied he yelled "Thank you Kyrie!" For real," Westbrook said. Clear what up? The video spread on Twitter, with many believing Westbrook was shouting thank you to Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, who hit a game-winning jumper with 3.4 seconds left to defeat former...

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    OKC Thunder: How Russell Westbrook became the story of the NBA season

    OKC Thunder: How Russell Westbrook became the story of the NBA season. He's become the story of the season. During the Western Conference finals, the Thunder began bringing players to one designated spot in the locker room for postgame interviews. Since he always went to the podium in pregame, however, Westbrook didn't face the nightly...

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    Views from OKC: Thunder (Russell Westbrook) take down Boston

    Views from OKC: Thunder (Russell Westbrook) take down Boston. Welcome to Views from OKC, Thunderous Intentions’ daily roundup of the best OKC Thunder news across the web. Well, let’s get started! “If you’re looking for an early Heisman Moment, something to file away to tag onto the MVP resume, here’s one to remember. And neither shots...

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    Views from OKC: Thunder travel to Boston for a Friday night matinee

    Views from OKC: Thunder travel to Boston for a Friday night matinee. Welcome to Views from OKC, Thunderous Intentions’ daily roundup of the best OKC Thunder news across the web. Well, let’s get started! The Celtics are on a four-game win streak and are playing with Isaiah Thomas, who was absent in the first matchup. Oh...

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    Thunder player grades from 121-110 win in New Orleans

    Thunder player grades from 121-110 win in New Orleans. The OKC Thunder bounced back from a controversial loss to the Hawks Monday night to defeat the New Orleans Pelicans 121-110. If you’re an avid Thunderous Intentions reader (which I highly suggest if you’re not), you know I’ve stepped away from the analytical pieces the...

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    INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder at New Orleans Pelicans – Dec. 21, 2016

    INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder at New Orleans Pelicans – Dec. 21, 2016. The task will be to take care of business against the New Orleans Pelicans, who defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 108-93 in a road game on Tuesday night then flew back to Louisiana in the middle of the night. The Pelicans had...

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    OKC Thunder gain road victory over Pelicans behind solid shooting

    OKC Thunder gain road victory over Pelicans behind solid shooting. Isn’t it amazing how good this team can look once they start hitting their perimeter shots? This was an overall good win for the OKC Thunder as they were in control pretty much throughout the entire game. One star shined brighter than the rest though,...

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    NBA Trade Rumors: Sacramento Kings’ Rudy Gay To Team Up With Russell Westbrook In Oklahoma City Thunder [VIDEO]

    NBA Trade Rumors: Sacramento Kings' Rudy Gay To Team Up With Russell Westbrook In Oklahoma City Thunder . A trade rumor says that Rudy Gay might be traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder. (Photo : (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) Since the Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook Era, the Oklahoma City Thunder have been one...

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    Views from OKC: Thunder win, Alex Abrines shines

    Views from OKC: Thunder win, Alex Abrines shines. New to Views from OKC? Glad to have you here, and I hope you’ll make this a daily destination. They were led in scoring by Enes Kanter (14), Joffrey Lauvergne (10) and Alex Abrines (18). He had a career night and played with a confidence that I haven’t...

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    Thunder at New Orleans Pelicans Game Recap – Nov. 21, 2016

    That is, until Semaj Christon hit a cutting Joffrey Lauvergne for a dunk, Alex Abrines knocked down a three-pointer, Enes Kanter scored on a running hook shot then Abrines added nine more points over the course of the next four possessions. “It was great to see them play the way they did. Tonight was...

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    OKC Thunder: Bench boosts Thunder in 121-110 win against Pelicans

    OKC Thunder: Bench boosts Thunder in 121-110 win against Pelicans. “I think its our best game of the season, the five guys who come off the bench,” Lauvergne said. Tonight was very good.” The Thunder’s bench entered the game scoring 102.1 points per 100 possessions and allowing 106.6, both 19th in the NBA. In the...

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    ABC’s Jeff Van Gundy says Thunder could finish from fifth to seventh seed

    If they win 43 to 48 games, it would be an unbelievable season. 8 and a matchup with the Golden State Warriors. I think people are mistaking more responsibility for better play. He's playing exceptionally well, but four years ago he was sharing the spotlight with (James) Harden, (Kevin) Durant and (Serge) Ibaka. And now Ibaka...

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    NBA Week 8 Power Ranking – Where National Scribes Rank OKC Thunder

    Caption Settings Dialog Beginning of dialog window. Prior to his arrival rumors were flying around, saying that the Oklahoma City Thunder were interested in making a trade with the Philadelphia 76ers. In his first game with OKC, Jerami struggled from just about everywhere. Jerami Grant got his first start as a Thunder player on December...

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    Dwight Howard, Victor Oladipo miss Hawks-Thunder game with injuries

    Dwight Howard, Victor Oladipo miss Hawks-Thunder game with injuries. OKLAHOMA CITY -- Hawks center Dwight Howard and Thunder guard Victor Oladipo sat out Monday's matchup between Atlanta and Oklahoma City. The Hawks made their announcement in a news release. Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said Howard was limited in shootaround with lower back tightness and had...

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    OKC Thunder Success a Perfect Storm of Stars, Staff, and Community

    OKC Thunder Success a Perfect Storm of Stars, Staff, and Community. (1) Star players playing like studs, (2) Coaching staff making key moves on the court and team executives making shrewd decisions behind the scenes, and (3) Devoted fans that support their pros with a collegiate-like enthusiasm. Both cities would be classified as mid-sized...

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    Quarter-Season Grades for Each Oklahoma City Thunder Player

    Quarter-Season Grades for Each Oklahoma City Thunder Player. Having crossed the quarter-season mark of the 2016-17 NBA season, the Oklahoma City Thunder have firmly established themselves as serious playoff contenders with a 16-12 record, ranking seventh in the Western Conference. Oklahoma City tipped off Russell Westbrook's revenge tour in style, leading the West seven...

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    Jerami Grant can be a spark off OKC Thunder bench

    Jerami Grant can be a spark off OKC Thunder bench. In return they got a 6′ 9″ small forward with a ceiling higher than his height. Let’s dive in to some examples of Grant’s play: The Start: Jerami Grant got his first start as a Thunder player on December 14th. Grade (vs. Portland): C- The...

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    Meeting Joffrey Lauvergne

    “I had a strange young person’s life,” Thunder forward Joffrey Lauvergne said, a half-grin shining through his beard. Lauvergne’s father, Stéphane Lauvergne, played professionally throughout France for 15 years and competed for the French National Team from 1989 to 1995. From there, however, Lauvergne’s frequent travels began again. It was a great experience.” Lauvergne’s first...

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    OKC Thunder: Westbrook’s late charge comes up short as Hawks top Thunder 110-108

    Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after believing he was fouled by Atlanta's Kent Bazemore (24) on his final shot of the game, and the Atlanta Hawks won 110-108 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. There had been a cooling-off period after the frenetic final moments of the...

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    Thunder Practice Report 12/19: Steven Adams talks tardy Game-Winning Dunk, Defense, & Video Games

    Steven Adams spoke to the media about his oh-so-close game-winning dunk, Russell Westbrook’s drive to win, and...

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    Views from OKC: Thunder Drop Close Game to Atlanta

    Views from OKC: Thunder Drop Close Game to Atlanta. Welcome to Views from OKC, Thunderous Intentions’ daily roundup of the best OKC Thunder news across the web. Well, let’s get started! But Westbrook shook off a slow start – he was 1-for-6 in the first quarter – to make a late charge, and when he...

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    Russell Westbrook’s scoring spree not enough to carry the Thunder

    Russell Westbrook's scoring spree not enough to carry the Thunder. Monday night's loss dropped the Thunder to 5-7 when Russell Westbrook takes 25 or more shot attempts. On Monday, Westbrook apparently read that he needed to score, coming out of the gates looking for his jumper. His points were largely of the jumper variety, along...

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    Game Day Preview – OKC Thunder attempt series sweep versus Hawks, Dec. 19

    OKC Thunder look to sweep their season series versus the Atlanta Hawks prior to heading out for 7 of their next 9 games on the road. It was a rough week for the OKC Thunder who played all 3 games without the services of Victor Oladipo. Hawks identity is inconsistency: Week 9 kicks off...

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    Views from OKC: Thunder Bounce Back against the Suns

    Views from OKC: Thunder Bounce Back against the Suns. “In a contest wholly dominated by the Thunder, Oklahoma City’s two-way preeminence was on display as Westbrook assisted on seven of OKC’s first ten makes. Meanwhile, the Thunder built a 23-14 advantage before “The Brodie” took a seat. Russell Westbrook was a surgeon last night. And Russ...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder can’t find offense without Oladipo

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have lost their last two games on the road, failing to reach the 100 point mark in both games. The last time the Thunder failed to score 100 points in back-to-back games was November 2nd and 3rd. The game against the Utah Jazz was especially troublesome. Westbrook shot 7-of-25 from the...

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    Utah Jazz vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Keys to the Game

    Utah Jazz vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Keys to the Game. With George Hill sidelined once again, the Utah Jazz will have their hands full as they take on Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight. While the absences of Exum and Hill will certainly make that a much more difficult task, if other...

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    NBA Trade Rumors: Is Rudy Gay To The OKC Thunder Inevitable?

    NBA Trade Rumors: Is Rudy Gay To The OKC Thunder Inevitable?. NBA Trade Rumors: The Sacramento Kings are almost definitely going to trade Rudy Gay this season; will it be to the Oklahoma City Thunder? If there’s one “big” name that is almost definitely going to be traded at some point this season, it’s...

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    Westbrook already at boiling point

    Honestly, though, who among us doesn’t? For mental health, for physical health, for a number of reasons. The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard seems to be exhausted – at least mentally – lately, and it’s shown in the past two games as the Thunder concluded a dismal two-game road trip with a...

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    NBA Trade Rumors: Stanley Johnson Rumored on the Block, OKC Thunder, Sacramento Kings interested

    NBA Trade Rumors: Stanley Johnson Rumored on the Block, OKC Thunder, Sacramento Kings interested. (Photo: Youtube) The NBA trade rumors have now included a new name in Stanley Johnson of the Detroit Pistons. However, that has changed this season and Johnson has found himself in the proverbial "doghouse." He was called out and even suspended...

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    NBA Trade Rumor: Serge Ibaka And James Harden Reunion Imminent? OKC Thunder Power-Forward Heading To Houston Rockets?

    NBA Trade Rumor: Serge Ibaka And James Harden Reunion Imminent? OKC Thunder Power-Forward Heading To Houston Rockets?. (Photo : NBA/YouTube) The latest NBA buzz suggests a potential Serge Ibaka and James Harden reunion as Orlando Magic is reportedly considering to trade Ibaka to Houston Rockets. Blasting News reported that Serge Ibaka was great at defense...

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    How the Blazers and Warriors slow down Russell Westbrook

    That fact has important implications for how teams defend the Thunder and MVP candidate Russell Westbrook -- who had two of his three worst games of the season by game score at Golden State and Portland -- going forward. Oklahoma City lives in the painted area In a league obsessed with the 3-pointer,...

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    Thunder at Utah Jazz Game Recap – Nov. 14, 2016

    Thunder at Utah Jazz Game Recap – Nov. 14, 2016. “Give Utah credit. They made a lot of timely three-point shots,” Head Coach Billy Donovan said. Thunder on 9-1 run to start Q3, slices Utah lead from 19 to 6. Russ steals and drills #ThunderUp pic.twitter.com/FPzBZiOynE Utah’s Rodney Hood, who scored 25 points on the night,...

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    OKC Thunder: A heart attack waiting to happen

    One-possession game. The Thunder are bathing in close games. Everyone plays close games. But the Thunder are doing it more than just about everyone else. The Thunder won by three. The Thunder won by three. They’ve won 11 of those 17 games. “Obviously you don’t wanna be in those situations all the time,” Morrow said. He’s averaging a league-leading (by...

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    Victor Oladipo Injury: Updates on Thunder Guard’s Wrist and Return

    Victor Oladipo Injury: Updates on Thunder Guard's Wrist and Return. "He’s doing fine," Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan explained. "It's probably just sore, stiff strained right now." Oladipo was part of a huge draft-night trade involving the Orlando Magic. The Thunder acquired the 24-year-old as part of a package that sent Serge Ibaka to...

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    Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: TV channel, game preview, how to watch live stream

    Oklahoma City ThunderOKC Portland Trail BlazersPOR 1 2 3 4 31 21 19 24 32 36 24 22 Total 95 114 The Portland Trail Blazers (12-14) host the Oklahoma City Thunder (15-9) Tuesday night in a nationally televised game at the Moda Center. About the Thunder: The "Just Russell" era in Oklahoma City...

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    OKC Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    OKC Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction. Tuesday night's Thunder-Blazers game is underway. Blazers 63, Thunder 49 — 1:59 left in the second quarter OKC reserves have combined for 3-for18 shooting. Blazers 52, Thunder 40 — 6:14 left in the second quarter The Thunder are now shooting 1-14 without Westbrook on...

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    OKC Thunder Take On Portland Trail Blazers

    OKC Thunder Take On Portland Trail Blazers. The OKC Thunder will clash with the Portland Trail Blazers. They will next face the Portland Trail Blazers (12-14), who come into the matchup with a four-game losing streak. In their most recent game, OKC Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook scored 37 points, 23 of them in the second...

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    Game Day: Oklahoma City Thunder seek to Blaze new trails, Dec 13

    Game Day: Oklahoma City Thunder seek to Blaze new trails, Dec 13. Each team features super star guards, top 8-seeding and both are dealing with voids left after core members left in free agency. Entering the season, Portland who had spent handsomely to retain developing talent, were earmarked by most pundits to improve upon...

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    OKC Thunder Players Keep the Holiday Spirit Alive

    OKC Thunder Players Keep the Holiday Spirit Alive. As part of the Thunder’s Holiday Assist campaign, various players from the organization team up with businesses and nonprofits around the city to help their neighbors in need. Here’s a look at a few of the philanthropic efforts benefiting the Oklahoma City community this year: Shopping...

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    Adams’ recent offensive upgrade a great sign for Thunder

    Adams' recent offensive upgrade a great sign for Thunder. Steven Adams dunks against Boston on Sunday night. (Photo by Sarah Phipps) The Thunder offense hadn’t been smooth in the first half Sunday night against Boston. Boston had to adjust its defense, and things started working a little better for the Thunder offense. Adams’ season numbers are...

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    Thunder Injury Update: Donovan says Oladipo didn’t Practice

    Billy Donovan spoke to the media about Victor Oladipo’s wrist and what to expect as the healing...

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    NBA Trade Rumors: Anthony Davis joining Russell Westbrook in Oklahoma City Thunder before trade deadline?

    NBA Trade Rumors: Anthony Davis joining Russell Westbrook in Oklahoma City Thunder before trade deadline?. Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives around Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans during a game at the Smoothie King Center on December 2, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was primed to replace...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder setting example for how to utilize D-League affiliate

    Oklahoma City Thunder setting example for how to utilize D-League affiliate. Since the 2014 NBA draft, 24 of the 180 players selected have been stashed in leagues throughout the world, until the NBA deems them ready; and to be frank, for some that time will never arise. In recent years, the growth and improvements...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Celtics visit Russell Westbrook and the OKC Thunder

    The Celtics are back on the road to take on Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder. These two teams went 1-1 last season with each winning on the road. The Thunder are coming off a a loss to the Rockets on Friday night that snapped a six game win streak. Russell Westbrook has a...

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    NBA Trade Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Sending Kevin Love To The OKC Thunder?

    NBA Trade Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Sending Kevin Love To The OKC Thunder?. Kevin Love #0 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reaches for the ball against Dario Saric #9 of the Philadelphia 76ers in the second quarter at Wells Fargo Center on November 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Cavaliers defeated the 76ers 112-108. ( Mitchell Leff/Getty...

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    Sounds of Thunder: The Oklahoma City Thunder need a hammer.

    Now the Thunder are attempting to replace some of the half-court production they enjoyed in the past with easy fast break scoring. Through 23 games this year the Thunder are averaging 17.3 fast break points compared to 17.2 last season. But in the interim, a team currently averaging 107 points-per-game is still 2.4 points...

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    Thunder Social Scene: OKC Hosts Boston

    Thunder Social Scene: OKC Hosts Boston. After a loss to the Houston Rockets on Friday, the Thunder will look to get back on track tonight when the Celtics come to town for a 6 p.m. matchup. Our Thunder Reporter, Steve McGehee (@SteveMcGehee), will be inside The Peake tweeting updates, so check back in to...

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    UPDATE: Victor Oladipo leaves Thunder-Celtics with wrist injury after scary fall

    UPDATE: Victor Oladipo leaves Thunder-Celtics with wrist injury after scary fall. Victor Oladipo, pictured here against Washington on Nov. 30, took a scary fall Sunday against Boston. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman UPDATE : The Thunder said Victor Oladipo has a sprained right wrist after his fall at the end of the...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder: The Rookie Report – Week 6

    Oklahoma City Thunder: The Rookie Report – Week 6. At the quarter mark of the season Thunderous Intentions offers a new segment providing insight on the Oklahoma City Thunder Rookies and their peers. This series will offer specific insight on each of the Oklahoma City Thunder Rookies in terms of their weekly contributions. Additionally, I’ll...

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    Steven Adams stays in the zone as OKC Thunder haul in Boston Celtics

    Steven Adams stays in the zone as OKC Thunder haul in Boston Celtics. The streak is over, but Steven Adams' outstanding form for the Oklahoma City Thunder certainly isn't. But with Westbrook still managing 32 points, 10 rebounds and six assists in a typically dazzling display, and Adams chipping in manfully with 16 points,...

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    Billy Donovan: Celtics Pregame: Raw Audio

    Oklahoma City Head Coach Billy Donovan gives us an update on Cameron Payne and tells us  what...

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    OKC Thunder With Westbrook To Dominate This Season’s League

    OKC Thunder With Westbrook To Dominate This Season’s League. (Photo : Ximo Pierto/Youtube) 2016-17 NBA season Full Game Highlights Cavaliers Warriors Raptors Pacers Rockets Thunder Grizzlies Clippers Pistons Knicks Spurs Kings Bucks Hawks Wizards Sixers Pelicans Magic Mavericks Celtics Suns Nuggets Ximo Pierto NBATV HD Live Stream Streaming All- Star NBA Player Russell...

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    OKC Thunder’s Scott Loft speaks at Owasso Chamber luncheon

    ART HADDAWAY/Owasso Reporter Scott Loft – Vice President of Ticket Sales, Retention and Database Operations for the Oklahoma City Thunder – spoke as the keynote at Owasso Chamber’s last monthly membership luncheon of the year on Wednesday, Dec. 7. The industry veteran with over 25 years of professional sports leadership experience had much...

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    Thunder: Westbrook not the only catalyst for Thunder’s NBA-best streak

    Thunder: Westbrook not the only catalyst for Thunder's NBA-best streak. It's the longest winning streak in the NBA. Super subs During the Thunder's six-game winning streak, its bench is outscoring opponents by 5.5 points per 100 possessions. For the season, the Oklahoma City bench is being outscored by an average of 4.3 points per 100...

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    Russell Westbrook’s Triple-Doubles Are All Natural

    Russell Westbrook's Triple-Doubles Are All Natural. With Monday night’s victory, the Thunder are now 9-2 this season when Westbrook posts a triple-double. “We’re not relying on it, looking at it like ‘oh we need his triple-double’,” Steven Adams said. The standard NBA box score doesn’t indicate the number of successful box outs, for example. That kind...

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    Thunder Practice Report 12-7-16: Defense, Russell’s Triple-Doubles, & Cannabis

    As the Oklahoma City Thunder prepare for their game against the Houston Rockets, Steven Adams, Victor Oladipo,...

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    NBA Week 6 Power Ranking – Where National Scribes Rank OKC Thunder

    After a solid 3-0 week let’s see where the national pundits rank the OKC Thunder. They managed to go 3-0 this week with wins over the New York Knicks, Washington Wizards and New Orleans Pelicans. Although the schedule was soft and the games were closer than they perhaps should have been, it is important...

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    Rudy Gay: are you the one for the Oklahoma City Thunder?

    Rudy Gay: are you the one for the Oklahoma City Thunder?. Or perhaps, it suits the target of their affections, Sacramento forward Rudy Gay. "I'm with the Sacramento Kings. I have no choice but to work for the Sacramento Kings. When factoring in a three point rate of .238, which is the best mark since...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Thunder vs Hawks, final score: OKC survives 4th quarter scare, defeats Atlanta 102-99

    Thunder vs Hawks, final score: OKC survives 4th quarter scare, defeats Atlanta 102-99. The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Atlanta Hawks on the road, 102-99. In another slightly inconsistent performance that is yet becoming consistently good enough to take down other clubs, OKC used a big 3rd quarter push to take a 14 point...

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    Watch: Oklahoma City Thunder fans welcome Scott Brooks back with standing ovation

    Watch: Oklahoma City Thunder fans welcome Scott Brooks back with standing ovation. OKLAHOMA CITY – Well before Russell Westbrook’s three-point shot took Wednesday’s game to overtime, Oklahoma City Thunder fans were on their feet. It is not common for an opposing team’s coach to get a standing ovation, but that’s exactly what happened when...

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    Thunder journal: Adams leaves OKC win with ankle injury

    Former Oklahoma star Buddy Hield, now an NBA rookie playing for New Orleans, had 16 points on Sunday night during the Pelicans' loss to Oklahoma City at Chesapeake Energy Arena. He had seven points on 3-for-3 shooting and three rebounds in 8:43 before leaving the game. +3 photos Oklahoma City's Enes Kanter goes up...

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    Game Day: Oklahoma City Thunder look to clip Hawks 12.5.16

    Game Day: Oklahoma City Thunder look to clip Hawks 12.5.16. Oklahoma City Thunder tip-off versus a flailing Hawks squad looking to extend their win streak to six games. With 20 games under their belts the Thunder sit a half game back of securing home court. At season start it’s common to hear pundits say “don’t...

  • Local Pro Sports
    New Orleans Pelicans at Oklahoma City Thunder, game breakdown

    New Orleans Pelicans at Oklahoma City Thunder, game breakdown. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after scoring against the Miami Heat during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams) (Alonzo Adams) Tip off: 6 p.m., Sunday, Cheasapeake Energy Arena. Records: New Orleans...

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    Sounds of Thunder: Oklahoma City Thunder Head Coach Billy Donovan has altered the experiment

    Thunder Coach Billy Donovan's definition of the 3 levels of commitment: "Here's what I think, when you’re in a highly competitive situation, you hear the word commitment used. The loss of a child. Billy Donovan was NOT going to let that happen. I saw how God wanted me to use every second of my life...

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    OKC Thunder Eye 5th-Straight Win

    OKC Thunder Eye 5th-Straight Win. They eye their fifth straight victory, as the Thunder prepare to host the New Orleans Pelicans (7-13), who come into the matchup having lost three of four games. Oklahoma’s most recent win came at home against the Washington Wizards in overtime, 126-115. Meanwhile the New Orleans Pelicans will have two...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder Film Room: Why OKC struggles to contain the corner 3

    With the Thunder being the 8th most turnover-prone team, transition defense has a heightened effect. Joffrey does well on this play to rotate into the paint and prevent the roll-man from getting an easy layup. Once Oladipo got around the screen, he should have gotten back into the play and allowed Joffrey to recover. Sabonis...

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    OKC Thunder: Morrow more balanced in return to rotation

    In the last 4½ minutes of the Thunder's 126-115 overtime win on Wednesday, OKC outscored the Wizards 13-8 to tie the game. In the past five games, coach Billy Donovan has given Morrow the opportunity to play more than he has all season. Morrow has played four consecutive 20-plus minute games and has absorbed...

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    Practice Roundup – Dec. 2, 2016

    The Thunder just got done playing the most games it ever has before December 1st. It’s no shock that the team is now relishing a stretch of just two games in eight days, which started on Thursday with a day off and then a practice on Friday. We got a lot of good work...

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    PODCAST: Jimmie Tramel joins Further Review to talk Russell Westbrook, Bedlam football and this year’s hottest Christmas toy

    Tulsa World pop culture writer Jimmie Tramel joined Further Review on Friday to talk Russell Westbrook, Bedlam football and this year’s hottest Christmas toy. To listen to the interview, click the “play” button below.

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    Kia Race to the MVP Ladder: Russell Westbrook going strong one month into season

    Russell Westbrook has amassed nine triple-doubles this season. But the 2007 NBA Coach of the Year doesn’t need fancy metrics to put together a short list of candidates that belong in any MVP conversation (not that the eye-popping numbers hurt the cause). 5 in the Western Conference bolster his MVP case. “So if he’s doing...

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    Washington Wizards Three Takeaways: Wizards Fall To Thunder In Scott Brooks’ Return To Oklahoma

    Washington Wizards fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder in Scott Brooks’ return as Russell Westbrook recorded another triple double. Right out of the gate, the Wizards’ offense struggled to keep up with the Thunder. Washington crumbled in overtime and remained winless in Oklahoma. Oladipo hit a three to cut Washington’s lead to three with less...

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    NBA Rumors: Oklahoma City Thunder Russell Westbrook could’ve joined Carmelo Anthony in New York Knicks

    NBA Rumors: Oklahoma City Thunder Russell Westbrook could've joined Carmelo Anthony in New York Knicks. Holding an 11-8 record, they are currently at the 6th spot in the highly competitive Western Conference division with superstar Russell Westbrook leading the team. But what could have happened if Westbrook didn't sign the contract extension with the...

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    Even on an off night, Russell Westbrook carries the Thunder

    Even on an off night, Russell Westbrook carries the Thunder. As the Oklahoma City Thunder let a 16-point lead slip away, which turned into a seven-point deficit with four minutes remaining against the Washington Wizards, Westbrook was clanging his way to an eyebrow-raising shooting night. Westbrook scored 17 points in the final 5:08, hitting...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Oklahoma City Thunder Looks to Win Fourth Straight against Wizards

    The Oklahoma City Thunder will look to take their winning streak to four games tonight, as they host the Washington Wizards at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Tonight’s matchup sees the Thunder face the Washington Wizards, who have enjoyed an indifferent start to their 2016-17 campaign. Coached by former OKC head coach Scott Brown, the...

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    OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER vs. WASHINGTON WIZARDS

    OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER vs. WASHINGTON WIZARDS. The Oklahoman's Erik Horne previews the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. the Washington Wizards When: 7 p.m. on Wednesday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722; Dish 416; DirecTV 676-5; U-verse 751/1751) Radio: WWLS-AM 640/98.1 FM Three things to know -Wednesday's game will be Scott...

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    Fourth double-double for Steven Adams as OKC Thunder top Knicks in New York

    Fourth double-double for Steven Adams as OKC Thunder top Knicks in New York. It was the Thunder's third straight victory and took their road record to 4-4 as they snapped a six-game home win streak by Carmelo Anthony's Knicks. No one has averaged a triple double in the NBA since the great Oscar Robertson...

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    Thunder Rumors: Oklahoma City linked with Dirk Nowitzki

    Thunder Rumors: Oklahoma City linked with Dirk Nowitzki. The Oklahoma City Thunder rumor mill has churned out another interesting idea, this time surrounding Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks. Coming the other way? Dirk Nowitzki. Going to the Texan franchise would be Enes Kanter, Nick Collison, Cameron Payne and Kyle Singler. The deal would therefore leave OKC’s...

  • Local Pro Sports
    OKC Thunder: Week Five Power Rankings across the League

    OKC Thunder: Week Five Power Rankings across the League. The OKC Thunder finished the fifth week of the season strong, winning a back to back against Denver and Detroit, after losing their first two games to start the week. The only thing consistent about this team is their inconsistency , and Russell Westbrook. The Thunder’s...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Washington Wizards at Oklahoma City Thunder – 11/30/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    Washington Wizards at Oklahoma City Thunder - 11/30/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 107.1 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 105.3 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Russell Westbrook is averaging 30.9 points and 11.3 assists while Victor Oladipo is averaging 16.8 points and 4.2 rebounds. The Oklahoma City...

  • Local Pro Sports
    New York Knicks: Who Stepped Up Against The Oklahoma City Thunder?

    New York Knicks: Who Stepped Up Against The Oklahoma City Thunder?. The New York Knicks hosted Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday, November 28. Who stepped up for the Knicks? Since getting off to a 3-6 start to the regular season, the Knicks have played postseason-caliber basketball. The season continued on Monday,...

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    OKC Thunder Beat Knicks to Push Winning Streak to Three Games

    OKC Thunder Beat Knicks to Push Winning Streak to Three Games. In the last eight minutes of the second quarter, Russ had five points, six rebounds and five assists. Westbrook finished with 27 points, 18 rebounds and 14 assists tonight. His stats tonight were nice, but Westbrook wasn’t the key to tonight’s win. That award goes...

  • Local Pro Sports
    NBA Trade Rumors: Dirk Nowitzki to Oklahoma City Thunder, Enes Kanter to Dallas Mavericks in five-player deal?

    NBA Trade Rumors: Dirk Nowitzki to Oklahoma City Thunder, Enes Kanter to Dallas Mavericks in five-player deal?. Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder passes the ball over Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks during the first half of Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs...

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    OKC Thunder: Five Small Forwards Who Would Fit Well with the Thunder

    OKC Thunder: Five Small Forwards Who Would Fit Well with the Thunder. There’s no doubt that the OKC Thunder will be active before the trade deadline; the only question is who they will be bringing in. They’ve looked fantastic in their last 59 minutes of game action: the defense has stepped up, the ball...

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    New York Knicks: Lance Thomas (Ankle) Out Tonight vs. OKC Thunder

    New York Knicks: Lance Thomas (Ankle) Out Tonight vs. OKC Thunder. According to Ian Begley of ESPN New York, New York Knicks forward Lance Thomas will miss his eighth straight game tonight. According to Ian Begley of ESPN New York, Thomas will be held out of the game due to ankle issues. Lance Thomas (ankle)...

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    Stan Van Gundy Recalls Recruiting Billy Donovan

    Detroit Pistons head coach, Stan Van Gundy, spoke to the media about how he recruited the Thunder’s...

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    OKC Thunder Continues Losing Streak, Fall To Kings 116-101

    If you stayed up to watch this game, I’m sorry. Other than that precious minute, it was sheer terror to be a Thunder fan. Demarcus Cousins feasted on any OKC big in his way, especially Steven Adams. It’s those three-pointers that killed Oklahoma City tonight. The Kings hit 12-28 from deep, and that number could have...

  • Local Pro Sports
    Views from OKC: Thunder Win Second Straight, Life is Good

    Welcome to Views from OKC, Thunderous Intentions daily roundup of the best Thunder stories across the web. New to Views from OKC? Well, let’s get started! You may have heard of him. Well, he triple doubled once again, for the 7th time this season. That number ties him for the active lead in career triple doubles with...

  • Local Pro Sports
    OKC Thunder come from behind to beat Denver in thrilling overtime win

    OKC Thunder come from behind to beat Denver in thrilling overtime win. Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 18 assists and 12 rebounds for his sixth triple-double, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Denver Nuggets 132-129 in overtime today. Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder talks with Steven Adams #12 during the...

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    OKC Thunder Discover Magic Elixir in Fourth Quarter to Defeat Denver

    The OKC Thunder trailed by 13 points with 6:24 left in the game and then Russell Westbrook happened. Westbrook recorded 16 points in the final 4:11 of regular time to help push the game to overtime. Oklahoma City shot 1-9 in OT, scoring eight of their ten points from the free throw line. After Denver...

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    NBA Trade Rumors: Will OKC Thunder Swap Kyle Singler, Cameron Payne With Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki?

    NBA Trade Rumors: Will OKC Thunder Swap Kyle Singler, Cameron Payne With Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki?. Reports suggested that the deal might involve the trade of Mavericks' power forward Dirk Nowitzki and Thunder's small forward Kyle Singler and point guard Cameron Payne. Sports Rageous reported that the OKC Thunder is in the midst of...

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    Game thread: Pistons lose to Thunder, 106-88

    Game thread: Pistons lose to Thunder, 106-88. 8 p.m., Fox Sports Detroit-plus, WMGC-FM (105.1): Pistons visit Westbrook, Thunder in second game of back-to-back Detroit Pistons (8-9) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (9-8) When: 8 p.m. Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City. TV: Fox Sports Detroit-plus. Radio: WMGC-FM (105.1; other radio affiliates). Game notes: Just one day after...

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    Billy Donovan: Raw Audio: Pistons Pregame Press Conference

    Billy Donovan Pistons Pre Game Billy Donovan talks about the Thunder’s upcoming matchup with Detroit, why Anthony Morrow...

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    INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder at Denver Nuggets – Nov. 25, 2016

    INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder at Denver Nuggets – Nov. 25, 2016. Broadcast Information Tip-off: 8:00 p.m. CT Television: Fox Sports Oklahoma DENVER – Far too often for Head Coach Billy Donovan’s liking, opposing teams are taking dribbles inside the three-point line, then kicking the ball out to a wide open three-point shooter. Not...

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    Thunder journal: Donovan, Westbrook working together to balance minutes

    DENVER – With the Thunder struggling on both ends, Billy Donovan called on Russell Westbrook a little earlier than usual in the second and fourth quarters of Wednesday's 116-101 loss to Sacramento. As questions have been asked about Westbrook's usage rate and sustainability of near triple-double numbers, Westbrook and Donovan have...

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    NBA Trade Rumors: Will OKC Thunder Bring In Sacramento Kings’ Rudy Gay Before The Deadline?

    NBA Trade Rumors: Will OKC Thunder Bring In Sacramento Kings' Rudy Gay Before The Deadline?. Rudy Gay #8 of the Sacramento Kings passes against Aaron Gordon #00 of the Orlando Magic during the game at Amway Center on November 3, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. ( Sam Greenwood/Getty Images ) The latest NBA trade rumors...

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    NBA Trade Rumors: OKC Thunder Eyeing Rudy Gay-Russell Westbrook Team-Up; Team To Acquire Gay This Season?

    NBA Trade Rumors: OKC Thunder Eyeing Rudy Gay-Russell Westbrook Team-Up; Team To Acquire Gay This Season?. The move is speculated to push through this season as the Thunder are looking for a sharp shooter to boost Westbrook's stats and lead the team to the finals. The team has lost Kevin Durant to the Golden...

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    Lakers News: D’Angelo Russell To Sit Out Vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

    UPDATE 11/22/16 (5:31 PM PT): In addition to missing Tuesday night’s game against the Thunder, Russell will also miss Wednesday’s game against the Golden State Warriors via ESPN’s Baxter Holmes: Lakers say that D’Angelo Russell (sore left knee) won’t play tonight or tomorrow night at GSW. — Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) November 23, 2016...

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    Stop Russell Westbrook and Kings have chance to stop OKC Thunder

    Stop Russell Westbrook and Kings have chance to stop OKC Thunder. Where: Golden 1 Center When: 7:30 p.m., Wednesday TV/radio: CSNCA, 950, 1140 Both players will have to work hard to slow down Russell Westbrook. Stop Russell, stop OKC: Westbrook has been a triple-double machine this season, exploding to the basket, yanking down rebounds and...

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    NBA Trade Rumors: Rudy Gay to the Oklahoma City Thunder?

    NBA Trade Rumors: Rudy Gay to the Oklahoma City Thunder?. After losing NBA superstar Kevin Durant to the Golden State Warriors in free agency, the Oklahoma City Thunder are now lacking that star-caliber scorer in their small forward position. In their roster, the only small forwards that they have are Andre Roberson and newly-acquired...

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    Nate McMillan Pregame Audio

    Pregame press conference with Indiana head coach, Nate McMillan, before the Pacers-Thunder game on November 20th. Nate...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder quietly drop navy alternates

    Oklahoma City Thunder quietly drop navy alternates. The sea of “interesting” — if not flat-out ugly — NBA alternate uniforms just lost one of its biggest fish. Per Erik Horne of The Oklahoman, the Thunder have decided that it’s time to drop their navy alternate from their rather diverse set of uniforms. As a result,...

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    Views from OKC: Thunder Fall to Pacers and Look Mediocre Again

    Views from OKC: Thunder Fall to Pacers and Look Mediocre Again. Welcome to Views from OKC, Thunderous Intentions daily roundup of the best Thunder stories across the web. Well, let’s get started! “But through three quarters, Adams had almost as many fouls (three) as rebounds (five). His biggest advantage on the court is his immense size...

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    NBA Trade Rumors: Oklahoma City Thunder to acquire Omri Casspi from Sacramento Kings to join Russell Westbrook

    NBA Trade Rumors: Oklahoma City Thunder to acquire Omri Casspi from Sacramento Kings to join Russell Westbrook. Trade rumors are now spreading that they are reaching out with the Sacramento Kings and asking the availability of forward Omri Casspi. The Thunder organization and coaching staff is concerned that the team is relying too much...

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    Thunder Practice Report 11-21-16

    Steven Adams and Billy Donovan spoke to the media before heading out to Los Angeles for their...

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    Billy Donovan Suggests More Ball Movement Needed in Offense

    Thunder head coach, Billy Donovan, commented on the offense and what they need to do in order...

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    Post-Game Grades: Indiana Pacers Gut Out Overtime Win Against the Oklahoma City Thunder

    Post-Game Grades: Indiana Pacers Gut Out Overtime Win Against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Indiana Pacers got their first road win of the season after battling it out with the Thunder in overtime. The Bad: Myles Turner appeared to hurt his ankle late in the game. The good news is that he played through it...

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    OKC Thunder: Player Grades from Ugly Loss to Indiana Pacers

    OKC Thunder: Player Grades from Ugly Loss to Indiana Pacers. Well that was unexpected. After winning two games against tougher opponents, the OKC Thunder lost to the Paul George-less Indiana Pacers 115-11 Sunday night. It’s so frustrating watching the OKC Thunder sometimes. One game they look like a top four seed, the next game they look...

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    Indiana Pacers vs Oklahoma City Thunder: Line-ups, preview and prediction

    Indiana Pacers vs Oklahoma City Thunder: Line-ups, preview and prediction. With the absence of All-Star forward Paul George, due to soreness in his left ankle, it was Myles Turner who led the Pacers with 22 points, six rebounds and two blocks. The Oklahoma City Thunder has regained their touch once again, winning their second...

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    OKC Thunder: Previewing the Thunder vs. the Indiana Pacers

    OKC Thunder: Previewing the Thunder vs. the Indiana Pacers. The Oklahoman's Erik Horne previews the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. the Indiana Pacers • When: 6 p.m., Sunday • Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena • TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722; Dish 416; DirecTV 676-5; U-verse 751/1751) • Radio: WWLS-AM 640/98.1 FM Three things to...

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    OKC Thunder Looks to Win Third Straight Against Indiana Pacers

    OKC Thunder Looks to Win Third Straight Against Indiana Pacers. Victor Oladipo also turned in a great performance of his own, shooting 64.7% from the field while scoring 26 points on the night. Even though the Thunder gave up 40 points in the first quarter, they managed to get it together and hold the...

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    OKC Thunder: For Jerami Grant, NBA family ties mean perks, but no less work

    OKC Thunder: For Jerami Grant, NBA family ties mean perks, but no less work. Any son of a former player can tell you that. Doc Rivers, who first played in the NBA and now coaches in the league, has coached his son in Los Angeles for the past two seasons. I'm in the NBA because...

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    Raw Thunder Audio: Brooklyn @ Oklahoma City

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    Andre Roberson doing his job defensively for Thunder

    Andre Roberson doing his job defensively for Thunder. OKLAHOMA CITY — It went wrong three times for Andre Roberson. Once on Wednesday, the Thunder forward opened up in a pick-and-roll coverage and Houston’s James Harden drove past him. Another time, Roberson and an Oklahoma City big man miscommunicated a pick-and-roll coverage. “I forget what the third...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder get right vs Houston Rockets with a gritty 105-103 win

    Oklahoma City Thunder get right vs Houston Rockets with a gritty 105-103 win. Defense was in short supply Wednesday night as the Rockets shot 43.5% from the field and 35% from 3-point range. Amid a four-game skid, Victor Oladipo (29 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists) and Russell Westbrook (30 points, 7 rebounds, 9 assists)...

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    NBA Trade Rumors: OKC Thunder Still Interested In Rudy Gay

    NBA Trade Rumors: OKC Thunder Still Interested In Rudy Gay. Well, phenomenal is a strong word. Of course, the question remains: is this a new Rudy Gay or just a hot start? Teams interested in acquiring additional wing help, like the Oklahoma City Thunder, have to be asking themselves that at the moment. According to ESPN’s...

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    NBA Trade Rumors 2016: Rudy Gay To OKC Thunder From Kings Still A Possibility?

    NBA Trade Rumors 2016: Rudy Gay To OKC Thunder From Kings Still A Possibility?. How likely is the deal to get done and will it help OKC get back towards the Western Conference Finals again? Lowe mentions the biggest reason to bring in a bigger wing to Oklahoma City. The Western Conference has always been...

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    Chesapeake Energy Arena Upgrades Audio for the Return of OKC Thunder

    Chesapeake Energy Arena Upgrades Audio for the Return of OKC Thunder. The EAW Anya adaptive-array system can be quickly reconfigured for the multipurpose Chesapeake Energy Arena. Completed on a tight timeframe just before start of the 2016-17 NBA season, the Anya system’s precisely shaped coverage is controlled via software, which means that the audio...

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    Could the Thunder Win a Title with Just One Superstar?

    Russell Westbrook and James Harden are both giving the best Atlas impression through the early part of...

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    Report: OKC Thunder remain interested in Rudy Gay

    Report: OKC Thunder remain interested in Rudy Gay. When KD left, it left the Thunder depleted on the wing more than ever before, especially when it comes to a scoring punch. The addition of Victor Oladipo has helped, but the Thunder could still use some help on the wing. Gay may be the answer and...

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    Thunder Snap Four-Game Skid, Beat Houston 105-103

    The Oklahoma City Thunder managed to abate their free fall against the James Harden-led Houston Rockets, winning...

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    OKC Thunder: Why We Shouldn’t Start Panicking Just Yet

    OKC Thunder: Why We Shouldn’t Start Panicking Just Yet. The OKC Thunder have lost four straight after starting the season 6-1. Are the OKC Thunder really a .500 team? The answer is in the birth certificates… Currently the Thunder have the fifth youngest roster in the NBA. Alex Abrines: 23 years old. 6 of the 10 key...

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    Westbrook Won’t Watch Tape of James Harden

    Many players in the NBA watch film when preparing for opponents throughout the week, but Russell Westbrook...

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    OKC Thunder suffer fourth straight loss

    They had to win a basketball game that night. The Pistons downed the Thunder 104-88, handing Oklahoma City its fourth straight loss and bringing its season record to 6-5. “It’s a good, humbling experience,” Andre Roberson said of the loss. The Thunder were playing their third game in four nights in Detroit. Yes, the Pistons were...

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    Pistons vs. Thunder: Oklahoma City on 3-game losing skid

    Pistons vs. Thunder: Oklahoma City on 3-game losing skid. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) tries to make a move past Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (5) in the first quarter of their NBA game at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Tuesday, March 29, 2016. (Mike Mulholland | MLive.com) Who: Detroit...

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    NBA Trade Rumors: Oklahoma City Thunder After Terrence Ross, Might Send Enes Kanter To Toronto Raptors

    NBA Trade Rumors: Oklahoma City Thunder After Terrence Ross, Might Send Enes Kanter To Toronto Raptors. NBA trade rumors have it that the Thunder might trade Enes Kanter to get Terrence Ross and Patrick Patterson from the Toronto Raptors. According to the Inquistr, NBA trade rumors have been spreading that the Thunder and Raptors...

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    OKC Thunder Drop Fourth Straight Game to Shorthanded Pistons

    OKC Thunder Drop Fourth Straight Game to Shorthanded Pistons. We could talk about the OKC Thunder’s inability to make a three. Oh you want some defense? How about giving up 60 points in the paint to a Detroit team without Andre Drummond. The Thunder have quickly changed from a team with a set identity to a...

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    OKC Thunder: They’ve Lost Their Identity and One Person Can Save Them

    OKC Thunder: They’ve Lost Their Identity and One Person Can Save Them. The OKC Thunder have lost their identity in the last four games. In the past four games, the Oklahoma City Thunder have lost their name tag. They had an identity in the first seven games. Move the ball, play suffocating defense and run in...

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    NBA scores 2016: The Oklahoma City Thunder are skidding, but Russell Westbrook keeps going

    NBA scores 2016: The Oklahoma City Thunder are skidding, but Russell Westbrook keeps going. The Thunder had an easy first few games, but still beat the otherwise undefeated Los Angeles Clippers. Granted the second loss was on the latter part of a back-to-back, but OKC was still blown out, 104-88, on Monday night. Westbrook outscored...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder vs Orlando Magic live stream: Watch NBA online

    Oklahoma City Thunder vs Orlando Magic live stream: Watch NBA online. Welcome back my Thunder and Magic fans… Can Russell Westbrook continue hot start against the Orlando Magic? PLEASE NOTE: Most games will be on NBA League pass and while I do not know if you have access to that or not I will...

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    How to watch tonight’s Detroit Pistons-Oklahoma City Thunder game

    How to watch tonight's Detroit Pistons-Oklahoma City Thunder game. 7:30 p.m., Fox Sports Detroit, WMGC-FM (105.1): Pistons return home to face MVP candidate Russell Westbrook, OKC Detroit Pistons (5-5) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (6-3) When: 7:30 p.m. Where: Palace of Auburn Hills. TV: Fox Sports Detroit. Radio: WMGC-FM (105.1; other Pistons affiliates). Game notes:Andre Drummond has...

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    Oklahoma City Thunder Can’t Expect Russell Westbrook to Fix Everything Himself

    "Our defensive rebounding has been up-and-down. Our transition defense has been up-and-down. At times we've given up too many corner threes," Thunder head coach Billy Donovan said. Our defense can generate points." The injury-ravaged 2014-15 squad posted the league's 11th-best offensive rating at 104.5. Oklahoma City has played the league's fifth-toughest schedule so far, per Basketball-Reference.com. In its...

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    Thunder Practice Report 11/9/2016: Toronto Raptors

    Oklahoma City Thunder players, Demontas Sabonis and Russell Westbrook, took time to discuss their upcoming game against...

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    James Johnson Tells Harrowing Tale of Defecating during an Earthquake in the Skirvin

    More scary stories from NBA players visiting the Skirvin Hilton Hotel! Take a look at what Miami...

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    Thunder beat Lakers 113-96 – Billy Donovan RAW Post game Audio

    Billy Donovan expands on the Thunder’s 113-96 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers Billy D LAL Post...

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    2016 season preview: #Please #RT, Predictions for all 82 games in 140 characters or less

    The season starts tonight in Philly, but that doesn’t mean we can’t look ahead to all 82...

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    John E. Hoover: Thunder preseason, regular season, home games – it all seems pretty meaningless until that Nov. 3 showdown

    TULSA — At least Thursday’s game against Memphis wasn’t in Spain, or Dallas. The Oklahoma City Thunder’s...