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Report: NBA teams in pursuit of two Thunder assistants

Thunder assistant coaches Bob Beyer and Mark Bryant have garnered interest this summer from other NBA teams, according to...

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Paul George, Russell Westbrook selected to All-NBA teams

In a week of benchmarks for Thunder forward Paul George, he received his latest and most significant on Thursday.

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Paul George named NBA All-Defensive First Team

Awards season is here, and it’s Paul George’s time.

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Trae Young named unanimous NBA All-Rookie First Team selection

Atlanta Hawks guard and former OU All-American Trae Young was one of two unanimous selections to the 2018-19 NBA All-Rookie...

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George joins club of top-three in voting for both MVP and Defensive Player of the Year

Only 15 players in 37 years have been top-three in both MVP and Defensive Player of the Year voting, and the Thunder's...

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Ibaka runs hot and cold but still has his moments with the Raptors

Ibaka's numbers not that far off from his Thunder days

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Diallo played aggressively but mostly smart as an NBA rookie

Diallo didn't mesh well in mainstream Thunder lineups

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Donovan did OK coaching Westbrook

Donovan's fourth season with the Thunder ends in disappointment; how did he do?

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Paul George, Trae Young among NBA awards finalists

Thunder forward Paul George is among the finalists for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year awards,...

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Injured Roberson helped develop Terrance Ferguson

Did Roberson mentor himself out of a job? It's possible

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Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Berry Tramel

Log on at 11 a.m. to chat live with The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel. He'll be talking all things Thunder, Sooners and Cowboys.

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Patterson's shooting slumped, and out of the lineup he went

Patterson's shooting hasn't panned out for Thunder

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Thunder Buddies podcast – Talking NBA playoffs, Zion and Billy Donovan

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Noel report card shows a player who helped the Thunder

Noel dunked well and blocked shots, but other aspects of his game were lacking

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The Eastern Conference was the big loser in the NBA draft lottery

The West has ruled the NBA for two decades, and that won't be helped by Zion Williamson headed to New Orleans

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New Orleans lands No. 1 pick, chance to draft Zion Williamson, in NBA draft lottery

Did the NBA draft lottery just keep Anthony Davis in New Orleans?

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George's value to the Thunder trumped any other player's value to their team

George posted career highs in most statistical categories, all while playing with two bum shoulders

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Why Golden State and Milwaukee have the advantage

Warriors still can win with star power, while Bucks have a big depth advantage over Toronto

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How the NBA draft lottery affects the Thunder

The Thunder isn't in Tuesday's NBA draft lottery (7:30 p.m., ESPN), but here are a few keys to watch for and how they'll affect...

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Nader took good shots but didn't pass much

Nader worked himself into the Thunder rotation, then was replaced

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Was Kawhi's series-winner a bad shot, too?

We've now had two walkoff series-winning shots in the 2019 playoffs, after having scant few in NBA history

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Morris had some career lows during his time with the Thunder

Morris was disenchanted with the Thunder, but at least it didn't fester

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Westbrook's aggression and shot selection need some tinkering

Westbrook as energetic as ever, but his game still could use some adjustments

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Report: Patrick Patterson exercises $5.7 million player option

Patrick Patterson is locked in. Will he be with the Thunder in 2019-20?

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Thunder report card: Jerami Grant's efficient shooting has turned him into a valuable player

Grant's general game has improved mightily in three seasons since arriving from Philadelphia

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Few 20-year-olds have shot as well and as often as Ferguson this season

Ferguson's solid defense and shooting makes for an intriguing prospect

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Can Golden State beat Houston without Durant?

The Warriors suddenly look a lot like the 2016 Warriors, except they don't play the same way.

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Felton had a generally positive effect on the Thunder

Felton didn't play much through two thirds of the season but then joined the Thunder rotation

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Paul George, Russell Westbrook undergo offseason surgeries

The Thunder’s two All-Stars each underwent surgery on Tuesday which could have ramifications into the preseason.

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Schroder's shooting was better, but his playmaking was not

Schroder's report card carries mostly solid grades for his first Thunder season

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Rockets-Warriors winner will be NBA favorite, but which will survive?

Bucks are the only conference semifinalist with a 3-1 lead

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Burton played well when teamed with Thunder's primary players

Burton didn't shoot well from either line -- the 3-point or foul line

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Abrines seemed on the rise, but then his season went splat

Abrines' defense was better, and he's clearly well-respected, but Abrines' departure from the Thunder remains mysterious

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Steven Adams played well with Paul George but struggled in other areas

Steven Adams played great through January but struggled thereafter

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Report: Thunder exec Troy Weaver interviews with Wizards

Thunder executive Troy Weaver is reportedly a candidate for the general manager position with the Washington Wizards.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: The besti of Presti

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Presti takes responsibility for lack of wing depth after losing Abrines

Sam Presti had high hopes for Alex Abrines’s season. The Thunder general manager said he expected it to be a “breakout year.”

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Sam Presti: Paul George will see a specialist

Paul George will be re-evaluated by a physician outside of Oklahoma City, but Thunder representatives will be present.

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Hamidou Diallo says he'll be ready for Summer League

Hamidou Diallo had an eventful rookie season he’s looking to expand on this summer.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Asking what's next in Thunder exit interviews

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Donovan seems unsure about future

Billy Donovan talks about the future, but will he have one with the Thunder?

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Felton, Morris, Noel and Patterson weigh their options for next season

The Thunder's Raymond Felton and Markieff Morris become free agents this summer. Nerlens Noel and Patrick Patterson have...

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Markieff Morris on brother Marcus' critique of the Thunder: 'He's a man of his word. He spoke up.'

In his exit interview Thursday, Thunder forward Markieff Morris didn't denounce controversial comments made by his brother,...

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What did the Thunder big man have to say about this season and his future in OKC?

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams met with the media Thursday as part of the team's string of exit interviews before...

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Andre Roberson on track to return for Thunder training camp

Andre Roberson has been out since rupturing his left patellar tendon in a game against Detroit on Jan. 27, 2018.

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Three quick takeaways from Paul George’s exit interview

The Thunder held exit interviews Thursday, after losing a first-round NBA playoff series with the Trail Blazers in five games.

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Is Paul George headed toward offseason surgery?

Thunder All-Star Paul George hinted during exit interviews Thursday that he could have surgery on his right shoulder in the...

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Three takeaways from Russell Westbrook's exit interview

Three quick takeaways from Russell Westbrook's exit interview:

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Assessing the Thunder's summer, from the salary cap to three key questions

A quick look at the summer ahead for the Thunder, including three key questions, the salary cap breakdown and what non-player...

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OKC Thunder: What will it take for Paul George to return to full health?

Paul George sat out for a total of four games for right shoulder soreness and did not miss a game for his left shoulder injury.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: The rise and fall of OKC in Game 5

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Three things to know about the Thunder's 118-115 loss to the Trail Blazers in Game 5

The Thunder's season ended in a 118-115 loss to the Trail Blazers in Game 5 of the first-round playoff series. Here are three...

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Portland travelblog: Lots of radio duty on a Denver layover

We had a three-hour layover in Denver on Monday, flying from Oklahoma City to Portland. I needed all of it. I’ve been besieged...

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Watch: Kendrick Perkins calls Thunder 'dysfunctional' on ESPN

Former Thunder center Kendrick Perkins said he sees a “dysfunctional team” in OKC, after the Thunder lost to Portland 111-98...

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Enes Kanter has held his own against Steven Adams

The Thunder's supposed advantage in the paint has not played out in the playoff series against Portland

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Season on the line after Game 4 flop

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder makes the extra pass in Game 3 against the Blazers

In Games 1 and 2 in Portland, Paul George combined for three assists.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Bounceback at home for the Thunder in Game 3

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder breaks out 'sunset' fan shirts for Game 3 against Blazers

For the first time, Thunder fans will get to wear orange at a playoff game.

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Thunder starters have struggled against Portland

Thunder starting lineup historically has been great, but this year was a little different, and these playoffs have been a lot...

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Rockets have been the NBA's most impressive playoff team

The Thunder and the Jazz rank as two of the three least-impressive teams so far in these NBA playoffs.

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Watch: Steven Adams drops Lillard with legal screen

“Yeah, that was just a weird situation, mate,” Steven Adams said when asked if Damian Lillard took exception to the screen.

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Paul George says Thunder 'will be better' after ugly Game 2 loss

Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook was a rebound shy of a triple-double, and forward Paul George's shot seemed to have come...

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Hamidou Diallo undergoes successful right elbow scope

Hamidou Diallo is expected to return to basketball-related activities in about four weeks.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Big trouble in Thunderland after Game 2 blowout loss

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Damian Lillard says Blazers must 'keep our heads down and keep working'

Damian Lillard led his team to a second win at home against the Thunder. After the Trail Blazers' 114-94 win over OKC, Lillard...

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Thunder coach Billy Donovan says third quarter had OKC 'playing up hill'

Thunder coach Billy Donovan and his team find themselves in a 2-0 hole in this first-round playoff series against the Blazers....

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CJ McCollum says Russell Westbrook and Damian Lillard are 'two pitbulls'

Portland shooting guard CJ McCollum scored a game-high 33 points in Game 2, only his fourth game back since suffering an injury...

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Three things to know about the Thunder's 114-94 loss at Portland

The Thunder lost 114-94 at Portland in Game 2 of the first-round playoff series.

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Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts praises guard play in Portland's Game 2 win vs. Thunder

Portland coach Terry Stotts had praise for his superstars, Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, as well as the Blazers' defense...

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Blazer headquarters aren't too different from Thunder headquarters

Visits with an old friend and the Blazers' head coach highlight a Monday in Portland

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Paul George goes through Thunder practice after shooting woes in Game 1

PORTLAND, Ore. – Paul George says he’s pain free. That doesn’t necessarily mean he’s healthy.

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Schedule change allows the NBA to see the Masters

Moda Center seems like most NBA arenas, even though it's 24 years old

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Assessing the OKC shooting woes against the Blazers in Game 1

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Three things to know about the Thunder's 104-99 loss at Portland

The Thunder lost to the Trail Blazers 104-99 at the Moda Center in Game 1 of the first-round series Sunday.

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Paul George a game-time decision for Thunder-Blazers Game 1

PORTLAND, Ore. – Thunder coach Billy Donovan said that Paul George (right shoulder soreness) will be a game-time decision ahead...

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Portland, Oregon, is a Pacific Northwest Austin

A day of travel, work, watching golf and the NBA, and finding a place to eat on our first day on the NBA playoff road.

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Paul George remains day-to-day on the eve of Game 1

“Still day-to-day,” Thunder coach Billy Donovan said of Paul George. “Nothing’s changed from yesterday.”

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Can Indiana threaten Boston in the East?

The Eastern Conference playoffs look like chalk, at least for the first round

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Watch: Paul George stars in commercial for Secret Life of Pets 2

Can you imagine Paul George knitting? Now, thanks to a playoff commercial he starred in for Universal Pictures' "Secret Life of...

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Paul George is day-to-day with right shoulder soreness

Billy Donovan declined to speculate on whether George would be available in Game 1 of the Thunder’s first-round playoff series...

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What upsets will occur in the Western Conference playoffs?

Nurkic's injury puts the Blazers in a vulnerable position against the Thunder

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Thunder Buddies podcast: A wild night sends OKC to PDX

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Blazers draw the Thunder, even though Portland did its best to avoid OKC

Back-to-back crazy nights in the NBA leave the Thunder with a series against Portland

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Russell Westbrook ties Magic Johnson for second on NBA's career triple-doubles list

Not to be lost in the madness of Game 82 on the NBA calendar: Russell Westbrook made some more history Wednesday night.

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Thunder to face Portland in first round of NBA playoffs

The Thunder locked up the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 127-116 win against the Milwaukee Bucks on...

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Paul George out for Thunder at Bucks

Paul George also sat out for three games between Feb. 28 and March 3 for right shoulder soreness.

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George has left behind his reputation of missing in the clutch

George still misses some game-winners, but he's made four of them this year, and they are hard to make

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NBA playoff scenarios: The Thunder has one job against the Bucks

It's pretty simple for the Thunder on Wednesday.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Talking late-game heroics against the Rockets and the playoff picture

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Fox Sports reporter Lesley McCaslin leaving Thunder broadcast team

Lesley McCaslin has become a staple of Thunder broadcasts as a reporter for Fox Sports for seven years. She'll have a new...

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Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 132-126 against the Timberwolves

This blog on the Thunder’s 132-126 win against Minnesota is an homage to those before me.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: The good and bad of OKC's win against Minnesota

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder's chance at No. 6 seed improves

The Clippers did the Thunder a favor Friday night. by losing to their injury-hampered crosstown rivals 122-117.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: The juice returns against the Pistons

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Russell Westbrook secures third consecutive season with triple-double average

There can be a desensitization to what Russell Westbrook has accomplished in his last three seasons. There shouldn’t be.

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Russell Westbrook hosts ninth annual Why Not? Bowl

Always assisting, Russell Westbrook stood behind his young son, Noah, and helped the almost two-year-old push a bowling ball...

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Berry Tramel: The Markieff Morris experiment isn't working

The Thunder was rolling when Patrick Patterson was banished to the bench; since then, the Thunder has slumped

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Billy Donovan points to Andre Roberson not playing this season

On Thursday, Thunder coach Billy Donovan gave strong indication that Roberson won't play this season. The Thunder has four...

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Lakers, Knicks have fewest NBA wins over the last six years

How deep is the Lakers' slide? Worse than Phoenix's or Orlando's or Sacramento's over the last six years.

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Russell Westbrook's 20-20-20 night allows the Thunder to exhale

There were some issues with Westbrook's historic night, but chasing Wilt Chamberlain wasn't one of them

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Russell Westbrook makes history against the Lakers

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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NBA rescinds Russell Westbrook's latest technical foul

Westbrook enters the Thunder’s game against the Lakers Tuesday still two regular-season technicals away from a second suspension.

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Westbrook's 'next question' act is about control

Westbrook likes to run things, and the Thunder has been quite accommodating in letting him do exactly that

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Jawun Evans a new face late in Thunder’s season

Working in shooting drills alongside Donte Grantham and Hamidou Diallo on Monday, there was an unmistakable new face at the...

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No easy games left for Thunder, even against hobbled Lakers

If the Thunder wasn’t already on high alert after losing seven of 10 games, it should be on Tuesday.

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Russell Westbrook approaching more history as season closes

More history approaches for Russell Westbrook, who is virtually a lock to wrap up his unprecedented third consecutive season...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Downer against Dallas

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Swept away by Denver

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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UPDATE: Paul George available against the Nuggets

Thunder coach Billy Donovan announced that Paul George will be a game-time decision after the All-Star goes through his pregame...

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Berry Tramel: Who is UCLA waiting on? Kelvin Sampson, Chris Beard, Billy Donovan?

The Bruins obviously are waiting on a coach whose team remains alive. Is that coach in the NCAA Tournament or the NBA?

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Have Thunder fans cooled on Russell Westbrook?

Thunder fans are starting to question Westbrook more and more

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Only two technicals for the Thunder in the last five games, none from George or Westbrook

The Thunder has been better behaved since Westbrook's one-game suspension, and that's a good thing.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Outpacing the Pacers

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Hervey, Hopson lead Blue to G League playoff win against Salt Lake City

Kevin Hervey scored 22 points and had six rebounds, but his defensive versatility was just as important in the Oklahoma City...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: OKC plays the blues in Memphis

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 115-103 loss to the Grizzlies

This blog on the Thunder’s 115-103 loss to the Grizzlies is an homage to those who came before me.

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Thunder claims former OSU guard Jawun Evans off waivers

The Thunder announced Monday it added former Oklahoma State guard Jawun Evans off waivers.

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Thunder previews 7-man rotation

Billy Donovan said he’ll judge the length of his rotations on a game-by-game basis in the final nine games of the season.

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Schroder fully participates in practice Sunday

Dennis Schroder rolled his ankle in the fourth quarter of the Thunder’s 116-109 win at Toronto Friday.

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OKC Blue enters playoffs Tuesday

The Blue won the Midwest Division to claim an automatic playoff berth.

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Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 116-109 win against the Raptors

This blog on the Thunder's 116-109 win against the Raptors is an homage to those who came before me.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Revival against the Raptors

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Kevin Durant's 'adopted brother' killed in Atlanta shooting

Clifford Dixon, a childhood friend of former Thunder forward Kevin Durant, was shot and killed outside of a metro Atlanta bar...

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Thunder to play Mavericks in Tulsa preseason game

The Thunder is returning to Tulsa for the preseason.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Ripped by the Raptors

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Serge Ibaka will be at Collison's number retirement thanks to 'perfect' timing

It took a couple days after Serge Ibaka’s fight with Cleveland’s Marquese Chris for Ibaka to actually pull up Toronto’s...

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The Thunder seems headed for eighth place in the West

The Thunder is headed in the wrong direction as the regular season nears completion

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Noel able to do 'light work' in Thunder practice

Thunder coach Billy Donovan said he didn’t expect to find out Noel’s availability for Wednesday’s game against Toronto until...

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Steven Adams on mass shooting in New Zealand: 'They need the support, not me'

In an NBA locker room across the world from his native New Zealand, Steven Adams feels the suffering of his countrymen.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Zoned out against the Heat

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder has missed Westbrook's offense when he's sat

The Thunder held up well early in the season when Westbrook was sidelined; will that happen tonight?

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Offensive exposure against the Warriors

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Offense was awful for the Thunder against Golden State

Thunder makes less than 33 percent of its 2-pointers vs. Golden State, and you know what that means

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Kevin Durant to miss Thunder-Warriors due to ankle contusion

In the final matchup between the Thunder and Warriors this season, there will be no Kevin Durant.

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Western Conference seeding two through eight figures to be wild

Thunder has scheduling advantage down the stretch

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Report: Jazz issues second ban for fan who called Westbrook 'boy'

The Jazz have banned the fan who called Russell Westbrook “boy” in Game 4 of last season’s first round playoff series against...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: An OKC collapse in Indy

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Cutting down the Nets

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Utah Jazz permanently bans fan, Russell Westbrook fined $25,000 for verbal altercation

The Utah Jazz announced Tuesday afternoon that it has placed a permanent ban on the fan who was involved in a verbal...

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Fans don't have carte blanche to say anything

Jazz fan and Westbrook get into it, and it's not Westbrook's fault

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Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 98-89 win against the Jazz

This blog on the Thunder's 98-89 win against the Jazz is an homage to those who came before me.

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Russell Westbrook and Jazz fan get in heated exchange

Thunder players call for increased protection from fans.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: A drama-filled night in Salt Lake City

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Thunder signs Deonte Burton to NBA contract

The Thunder finally gave two-way player Deonte Burton a guarantee.

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Paul George fined for criticism of officiating

Paul George’s extended critique covered more than just Friday’s game, in which the Clippers took 46 free throws and the...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Assessing a foul-happy back-to-back for OKC

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Elbow by George, offensive goaltending by Nurkic ruled incorrect non-calls in L2M

The NBA Officiating Last Two Minute Report for the Thunder’s 129-121 overtime win at Portland Thursday identified five...

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No secret why Thunder is 4-0 vs. Blazers this season

Thunder makes Lillard and McCollum work for their shots

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Markieff Morris watched OU eliminate Kansas from title contention

The 8 p.m. start for Kansas at Oklahoma Tuesday gave Thunder forward Markieff Morris time to turn on the game after OKC's...

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Lakers' slump leaves LeBron looking dejected

30-35 Lakers are 6.5 games out of the playoff line, so this is a lost season for LeBron

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Paul George returns and so does the struggle

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OKC is in third place in the West, but the schedule gets tougher

Projections show that the Thunder, Blazers, Jazz, Rockets and Clippers all could finish tightly bunched

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Hamidou Diallo's time with the Blue increases

The Thunder announced that it had assigned Hamidou Diallo to its G League affiliate Monday.

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Amidst shooting struggles, Schroder has turnaround fourth quarter

On Sunday, Schroder’s scoring woes continued. But in the fourth quarter he turned an inconsistent game into a strong finish in...

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Thunder offense has cratered without Paul George

Thunder survives the shell of the Grizzlies, rallying from a 13-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Breaking the slump against the Grizzlies

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Missing Paul George Round 2 against the Spurs

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Paul George out against the Spurs with right shoulder soreness

SAN ANTONIO – Paul George sat on the scorer’s table with a smile on his face and an ice bag wrapped around his right shoulder....

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Historically the Thunder's record out of the break doesn't reveal much

The Thunder’s 108-104 loss to the 76ers Thursday was its third in four games out of the All-Star break, marking the first time...

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Foul or play defense? Did Donovan choose wrong?

The Thunder was in a tough spot with 28 seconds left and no timeouts, down two points to Philadelphia

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Missing Paul George against the Sixers

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Could Diallo return to the rotation against Sixers?

Thunder is short of wings vs. Philadelphia, so Donovan should take this chance to find out how the young players are developing

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Thunder forward Paul George ruled out against 76ers

The Thunder will be without its leading scorer on Thursday.

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Berry Tramel: Five Cyclone teammates enjoying NBA adventure

Of the 2015-16 Iowa State basketball team, five have made the NBA, despite no first-round draft picks.

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Can the Thunder take ‘The Streak’ against the 76ers to 20?

The Thunder has an unprecedented streak going against the 76ers.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Why can't the Thunder beat the Nuggets?

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 121-112 loss against the Nuggets

This blog on the Thunder's 121-112 loss against the Nuggets is a homage to those before me.

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Could Felton give Thunder some wing depth?

Donovan used three point guards vs. Denver because that's the way the Nuggets play, but could Raymond Felton help against other...

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Westbrook calls for more protection from fans

With three minutes left in the third quarter, Russell Westbrook walked up the sideline to inbound the ball, and a young fan...

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Andre Roberson has progressed to shooting the ball

Billy Donovan reiterated Tuesday that he does not have a timetable for Andre Roberson’s return, but the team is optimistic that...

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Markieff Morris on acclimation: Don't 'force things'

Morris’ signing with the Thunder marked the second time in his career that he has changed teams in the middle of the season. He...

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Sixers will play without Joel Embiid, Boban Marjanovic against Thunder Thursday

The Thunder's record winning streak against Philadelphia has a good chance of getting extended to 20 on Thursday.

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Thunder's Patrick Patterson names winners of student film contest

On the same day as the Oscars, Patrick Patterson's partnership with deadCenter Film Festival culminated in a student film...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Assessing OKC's up-and-down game against the Kings

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder celebrates Black History Month by learning about the Black Fives

As the founder of an organization that seeks to, as its mission statement says, “research, preserve, showcase, and teach” the...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Outlasting the Jazz

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Morris twins have had remarkably similar careers

Marcus Morris was considered the better player at Kansas, then Markieff was considered better early in their pro careers, but...

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Paul George: 'My only concern is for Zion' Williamson

Williamson left 36 seconds into Duke’s game against North Carolina after blowing out the side of his right shoe and suffering...

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Which set of twins is the NBA's best ever?

Four notable set of twins have dotted the NBA, and the Thunder now has ties to half of them

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Why does the NBA go dark for several days in February?

The NBA could own the slow sports month of February if it would just move the All-Star Game

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Thunder signs Markieff Morris

The Thunder has officially signed free agent Markieff Morris, the team announced Wednesday.

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Thunder has tough foes but lots of home games down the stretch

If the Thunder schedule conducive to catching Denver? Not really, but the Nuggets have a tough road, too

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How the Thunder can jump the Nuggets in the standings

The Thunder (37-20) sits in third place in the Western Conference, two games back of the Nuggets (39-18). On Tuesday, the two...

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Thunder could finish top-10 in defensive and offensive rating

After a breakout offensive performance in January, the Thunder’s offensive rating has jumped up to 110.4, which would have...

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Thunder Buddies podcast (All-Star Edition Part 2): Wrapping up the weekend, looking ahead

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Patrick Patterson announces engagement on Instagram

Looks like Patrick Patterson is having a great All-Star break.

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Russell Westbrook can reach more triple-double history

Russell Westbrook is leading the NBA in triple-doubles and has a shot of matching his single-season triple-double record of 42.

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Can Morris play on the perimeter for the Thunder?

Morris figures to cut into Patrick Patterson's playing time, but if Morris and Patterson could play together, the Thunder might...

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A closer look at three unique Thunder pregame ‘handshakes’

Before every game, the Thunder has a collection of handshake moments that could be the most unique in the NBA:

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Berry Tramel: When keeping records, don't be contrary to fact

You can have OKC-only records and you can have Thunder franchise records that include Seattle, and that's only historically...

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Thunder Buddies podcast (All-Star Edition Part 1) – Hamidou Diallo Dunkfest

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder rookie Hamidou Diallo wins 2019 Slam Dunk Contest

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – “This is too easy. I need the biggest person in the building.”

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VIDEO: Trae Young falls in NBA Skills Challenge final round on Jayson Tatum's halfcourt shot

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Trae Young looked like he was coasting to a 2-for-2 start in his first NBA All-Star Weekend. Then, Jayson...

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Kevin Durant says relationship with Russell Westbrook was never 'in a bad place'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant aren't on the same team during All-Star Weekend, but Durant is taking up...

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For Paul George, this All-Star Weekend – this season – is a little different

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Paul George was already at the podium when he was noticed by maybe the youngest person at the Bojangles...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: OKC looks ready for the All-Star break in NOLA

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Russell Westbrook passes Gary Payton to become franchise all-time leading scorer

Russell Westbrook paced the Thunder with 44 points in the OKC’s 131-122 loss to the Pelicans Thursday.

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Report: Thunder to sign veteran forward Markieff Morris

The Thunder has reportedly added what could be a key rotation player come playoff time.

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VIDEO: Russell Westbrook talks Kevin Durant and more on Kevin Hart's web series

Russell Westbrook has opened up again, this time in a cold tub.

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Jazz center, Edmond native Ekpe Udoh launches agricultural partnership with OSU-OKC

Ekpe Udoh is all about healthy eating. It’s why the Edmond native and Utah Jazz center was back in Oklahoma City this week for...

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Berry Tramel: Lakers, Pelicans both hurt by Anthony Davis' public trade request

Keeping things private would have better served the Lakers, the Pelicans and probably Davis himself

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Thunder signs Scotty Hopson and Richard Solomon to 10-day contracts

Scotty Hopson and Richard Solomon both traveled with the Thunder to New Orleans for its last game before the All-Star break.

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Seems clear: Clippers just wanted out from under Griffin's contract

With two blockbuster trades the last two winters, the Clippers are trying to set themselves up for free agency, all at...

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Report: Thunder to sign Scotty Hopson to a 10-day contract

The Thunder is reportedly planning to sign Oklahoma City Blue guard/forward Scotty Hopson to a 10-day contract, giving OKC...

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Russell Westbrook reflects on life, criticism of his game

More often than not, Russell Westbrook opts for brevity in his media sessions, but Wednesday was different.

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Assessing the Thunder's post-All-Star break roster options

Deonte Burton's strong play is a good problem to have if you’re Thunder general manager Sam Presti.

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Dennis Schroder announces his child's birth on Instagram

The Year of the Baby continues for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Report: Thunder plans to sign Richard Solomon to 10-day contract

The Thunder plans to promote OKC Blue forward Richard Solomon, signing him to a 10-day contract with the Thunder, according to...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Assessing a record-setting night against the Blazers

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Lots of history by Westbrook & George, and it just missed being a little more

George joins Westbrook in the triple double brigade, becoming just the 10th teammates to do so in the same game

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Westbrook and George both record triple doubles in victory over Portland

Raymond Felton and Dionte Burton also key the Thunder's victory over the Trail Blazers

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Thunder without Jerami Grant, Dennis Schroder against Portland

The Thunder was expecting to miss Jerami Grant on Monday. It will be without Dennis Schroder as well.

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Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 117-112 win against the Rockets

This blog on the Thunder's 117-112 win against the Rockets is an homage to those before me.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: An all-time rally against the Rockets

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder at Rockets: Three things to know about OKC's 117-112 win against Houston

Three things from the Thunder’s big 117-112 comeback win against the Rockets on Saturday.

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Thunder waives Alex Abrines after three seasons

The Thunder waived veteran guard Alex Abrines on Saturday, ending his three-year tenure with the team after missing a sizable...

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Summer League experiment pays off for Ferguson

When the Thunder made Terrance Ferguson a facilitator in Summer League, his statistics immediately suffered for it. But halfway...

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Could the Thunder's search for help come from within?

With no trade, and with the buyout market already drying up, perhaps the Thunder's search for roster help comes from the roster...

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Trade rumors took their toll on Grizzlies

While much of the NBA stressed out over possible trades, the Thunder relaxed, knowing no deal was likely

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Gashing the Grizzlies ... eventually

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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George and Westbrook selected to Team Giannis

It took a trade, but Paul George and Russell Westbrook will both play for Team Giannis in the All-Star game.

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Thunder turns to buyout market after silent trade deadline

As a flurry of moves fired off in the final hour before the NBA’s trade deadline on Thursday, the Thunder was not a part of the...

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Schroder continues to give Thunder scoring bursts

In each of the Thunder’s past five games, Schroder has gone through scoring sprees of 10-plus points in 12 minutes or less.

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Sixers fortify tremendous starting lineup

Sixers go all in on winning the Eastern Conference, while the Clippers say never mind to making the Western Conference playoffs

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Diallo plans to go 'new school' in dunk contest

Diallo remained secretive about his approach to the 2019 AT&T Slam Dunk Wednesday, the day after the NBA announced him as...

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Schroder OKC's best bench player since James Harden

The competition is fierce, but Schroder hanging in with the NBA's best sixth men

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Thunder Buddies podcast: A Magic sweep for OKC

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Paul George talks Anthony Davis, player power in the NBA with trade deadline looming

The last week in the NBA has been a whirlwind leading up to Thursday’s trade deadline. What it’s also shown is unprecedented...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: The streak ends in Boston

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Smart's 3-pointers help lift Boston past OKC

Smart was fantastic in his first two games against the Thunder a few years ago, and he returned to that level of play Sunday.

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Report: Thunder interested in Knicks guard Wesley Matthews

With three days until the Feb. 7 trade deadline, the Thunder's name is starting to pop up.

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Travel blog: watching the Patriots win the Super Bowl in a Boston pub

I was in Boston to cover the Thunder’s 134-129 loss to the Celtics, a matinee that lacked defense ahead of a Super Bowl that...

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Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 134-129 loss to the Celtics

This blog on the Thunder's 134-129 loss to the Celtics is an homage to those before me.

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Three quick takeaways from the Thunder's 134-129 loss to the Celtics

Three quick takeaways from the Thunder's 134-129 loss to the Celtics

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Thunder's Abdel Nader out at Celtics

Thunder wing Abdel Nader is out for the Thunder’s game at Boston Sunday with an illness, according to OKC coach Billy Donovan.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Paul George cool against the Heat

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder trades Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, cash to Bulls for second-round pick

MIAMI – With less than a week until the NBA trade deadline, the first domino has fallen for the Thunder.

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Kristaps Porzingis trade could affect Thunder

Wesley Matthews could become a Thunder target if the Knicks buy out his contract

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Russell Westbrook sets OKC franchise record with eighth All-Star Game selection

MIAMI – Russell Westbrook is going to the NBA All-Star Game.

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Thunder looking to refocus on defensive rebounding

MIAMI – The Thunder’s success in defensive rebounding has been sporadic this season.

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Steven Adams, Terrance Ferguson practice leading into game against Heat

MIAMI – It didn't look like Steven Adams' right ankle was bothering him.

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Most fans, but not all, want Durant to stay away

The bitter feelings toward Durant have not subsided in Oklahoma City

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Is Dennis Schroder a second-half player?

ORLANDO – Dennis Schroder comes alive in the second half of games.

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The next steps for Alex Abrines in his return to the Thunder

ORLANDO – The Thunder players gave short, succinct answers when asked about Alex Abrines.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Ousting Orlando with a lot of magic

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Schroder outshines even Paul George vs. Orlando

Schroder has been lighting up opponents in the second half of January games, and Orlando was a prime example Tuesday night

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Alex Abrines returns to the court in Thunder's win over Magic

ORLANDO – A surprise substitution made his way into the Thunder-Magic game on Tuesday.

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UPDATE: Steven Adams, Terrance Ferguson out against the Magic

ORLANDO – The Thunder will be down two starters against the Magic on Tuesday.

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Berry Tramel: Most NBA Finals teams are good on both sides of the ball

Thunder's offensive improvement is good news for OKC's playoff prospects

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OKC hotel inspires movie starring Kyrie Irving

According to ESPN, Imagine Entertainment plans to approach the project as a satirical horror film based on a Players’ Tribune...

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Budenholzer showed Presti the ropes

As a 23-year-old intern, Presti was guided through his early San Antonio days by the guy who now coaches Milwaukee

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Assessing the Thunder’s (long) shot to get Anthony Davis

Let’s look at what we do know and how the Thunder qualifies or doesn’t in the race for AD.

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Giving NBA teams a heads-up is a gift from superstars

Leaving without warning can be a major blow to NBA franchises; Davis gives New Orleans the chance to get something for his...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Besting the Bucks

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Paul George keys Thunder victory over Milwaukee

Defense on the Greek Freak key as the Thunder beats Milwaukee 118-112

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Report: Kevin Durant coming to Nick Collison's jersey retirement

Kevin Durant plans to be in Oklahoma City to honor a Thunder great.

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Thunder not much better against sub-par teams

It became a mantra even if it wasn’t meant to be last season. The trio of Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony and Paul George...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Pushing past the Pelicans

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder sloppy in win over New Orleans

Does the Thunder play down to the competition? It seems so

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Paul George voted an NBA All-Star Game starter

Paul George is going to the NBA All-Star Game as a starter.

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Paul George sends out prayers for Victor Oladipo, sympathy for his former team

Victor Oladipo was on the floor holding his right knee in a game against the Raptors when the responses started pouring in from...

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Paul George continuing his MVP case with stellar play

In the last two months, George has been arguably the league’s best all-around player.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Burning the Blazers

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Ferguson, Patterson key Thunder 3-point turnaround

Thunder has climbed to 25th in NBA 3-point shooting, which is a big improvement from last place

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Three things to know about OKC's 123-114 win over Portland

A look at the Thunder's 123-111 win against the Blazers.

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Russell Westbrook renews feud with Damian Lillard

Who knows the genesis of Westbrook's chip on his shoulder vs. Portland, but it's very much real?

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Kicking the Knicks

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Observations from the Thunder's win against the Knicks

This blog on the Thunder's 127-109 win against the Knicks is an homage to those before me.

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Terrible week for OU and OSU basketball teams

Sooners and Cowboys each go 0-2 and drop into the bottom tier of the Big 12

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Thunder activates Alex Abrines in New York

Alex Abrines is available for the Thunder's game against the the Knicks, but according to Thunder coach Billy Donovan, he will...

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Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 117-115 win against the Sixers

This blog on the Thunder's 117-115 win against the Sixers is an homage to those before me.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Surviving the Sixers

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder slump is the worst in OKC history

The Thunder slump continues. Five losses in six games. Porous defense. Lackadaisical play. Upset defeats.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Where's the D? OKC still searching after loss to Lakers

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder's George, Westbrook, Adams hold places in NBA All-Star fan voting

The Thunder trio of Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Steven Adams have maintained their positions in NBA All-Star voting...

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Nerlens Noel passes concussion protocol

Thunder center Nerlens Noel has passed the NBA-mandated concussion protocol and will be available for the Thunder’s home game...

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Alex Abrines, Nerlens Noel back in Thunder practice

Coming off one of its worst losses of the season in Atlanta, the Thunder received some good news on Wednesday.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: An energy deficiency in ATL

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Hawks torch the Thunder reserves

When Paul George and Steven Adams sit, the Thunder is in trouble

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Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 142-126 loss at Atlanta

This blog on the Thunder's 142-126 loss in Atlanta Tuesday is more like one observational nugget put under a microscope.

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PG13 leads Rudy Gobert in ESPN voting

Thunder seems capable of winning few awards, but defensive player of the year is within George's reach

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Donovan: Roberson is 'not anywhere near playing'

Roberson ruptured his patellar tendon on Jan. 27, but he experienced a second setback six and a half weeks ago, when an MRI on...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: OKC gets even with the Spurs

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder will retire Collison's number

Nick Collison’s number retirement ceremony is scheduled for March 20, when OKC takes on Toronto at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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VIDEO: Steven Adams promotes smashing steaks in Oklahoma beef commercial

Who better to promote Oklahoma beef than one of the biggest athletes in the state?

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Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 154-147 loss against the Spurs

This blog on the Thunder's 154-147 loss against the Spurs is an homage to those before me.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: A controversial classic in San Antonio

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Is Ferguson turning into a shooter?

Ferguson has been a valuable defender for the Thunder, but two straight games he's become an offensive force

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Paul George debuts new PG3 sneakers against Spurs

Paul George's signature Nike shoe has become one of the most popular in the world among NBA players, and fans. His latest...

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TLC would help defense for the Thunder bench

Abdel Nader gave the Thunder bench an offensive boost, but maybe it's time to shore up the defense

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Paul George makes big surge, Russell Westbrook, Steven Adams create distance in latest NBA All-Star Voting returns

Paul George has made a surge in NBA All-Star voting. Russell Westbrook is creating distance. So is Steven Adams, still in the...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Talking Thunder with TV analyst Antonio Daniels

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Berry Tramel: Only seven teams have a winning record against OKC over the last three seasons

Thunder has the NBA's sixth-best record over the last three seasons

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Noel is diagnosed with a concussion

After taking two blows to the head in a fall Tuesday night, Nerlens Noel has been diagnosed with a concussion, and tests ruled...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Different night, same issue for OKC's rebounding

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Nick Collison returns to Thunder for part-time job helping Sam Presti, team

Mr. Thunder himself returned to Chesapeake Energy Arena for Tuesday's game.

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Thunder center Nerlens Noel stretchered off against Minnesota in third quarter

With 5:16 left in the third quarter against Minnesota on Tuesday, Thunder center Nerlens Noel was taken out of the game on a...

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Is Ryan Saunders the youngest NBA coach of the last 40 years?

When the NBA used player-coaches, 20somethings often led teams, but those days are gone

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Alex Abrines joins Billy Donovan on the practice court after shootaround Tuesday

Alex Abrines has missed seven games, first designated as out with an illness and then for a personal matter. He was a late...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Assessing the Thunder's worst game of the season

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Pushing past Portland

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 111-109 win against the Trail Blazers

This blog on the Thunder's 111-109 win against the Blazers is an homage to those before me.

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Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 107-100 win against the Lakers

This blog on the Thunder's 107-100 win against the Lakers is an homage to those before me.

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Thunder defense is strong; offense a work in progress

Thunder even holding its own from the 3-point line, as long as you account for defense

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Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Steven Adams rank high in first NBA All-Star Voting returns

Can the Thunder get three players to the NBA All-Star Game in February?

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Playing the Lakers a song at Staples

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George: the officiating was 'weird'

Paul George was issued a technical foul after slapping the backboard in the Thunder's 107-100 win over the Lakers Wednesday.

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Paul George returns to L.A. with Thunder

Westbrook and George had been fielding questions about why George had chosen to stay in Oklahoma City since his announcement in...

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Russell Westbrook, Jordan Brand unveil new Why Not Zer0.2 shoes

Back in his hometown of Los Angeles, what better time for Russell Westbrook to unveil the second edition of his on-court...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Westbrook bounces back in back-to-back

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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L2M supports officials

The findings of the report, which the league released Monday, were in complete contrast with Thunder forward Paul George's...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Wrapping up Westbrook's woeful shooting month

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Paul George critical of officiating in final two minutes of Thunder's loss to Mavericks

DALLAS – Paul George will be keeping an eye on the NBA's Last Two Minute Report on Monday. Probably his wallet, too.

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Burton scores game-winner for Blue

Burton scored the Blue’s last four points in a 106-102 win over the Canton Charge Saturday, on a night when he bounced back...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Schroder and Westbrook scorch the Suns

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder forward Paul George upgraded to probable against Mavericks

DALLAS – The Thunder has upgraded Paul George to probable for Sunday's game against the Mavericks after the All-Star missed his...

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Thunder's Abdel Nader due for a breakout due to his work behind the scenes

PHOENIX – Two games in a row. Abdel Nader mentioned it playfully before reporters started their questions, almost in disbelief...

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Paul George, Alex Abrines ruled out against the Suns

PHOENIX – For the first time this season, the Thunder will be without Paul George.

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Thunder to sign forward Donte Grantham to two-way contract

The Thunder will sign OKC Blue forward Donte Grantham to a two-way contract, The Oklahoman confirmed Thursday, after opening a...

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Alex Abrines misses Thunder practice due to illness

Abrines missed the Thunder’s 113-109 loss at Houston Tuesday with a stomach bug. He will be re-evaluated to determine his...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: OKC in the spirit of giving against the Rockets

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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L2M report identifies four incorrect non-calls in Thunder's loss to Timberwolves

Per the NBA Officiating Last Two Minute Report, Minnesota’s Karl-Anthony Towns got away with two fouls, and OKC’s Jerami Grant...

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Alex Abrines still believes the next one is going in. So does Russell Westbrook

HOUSTON – The saying goes “shooters keep shooting.” Thunder coach Billy Donovan has reinforced Alex Abrines with that. So has...

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Paul George named Western Conference Player of the Week

Thunder forward Paul George was named the NBA's Western Conference Player of the Week on Monday, the first time he's received...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Topped by the T-Wolves

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: OKC living on the edge in SLC

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder center Steven Adams doesn't care about being in the All-Star conversation

SALT LAKE CITY – The holiday season means NBA All-Star voting is here. Don’t count on Steven Adams paying attention.

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Dennis Schroder, Raymond Felton back with the Thunder after suspension

SALT LAKE CITY – Dennis Schroder said he was able to get a workout in during his one-game suspension in Sacramento. There’s...

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VIDEO: Steven Adams plays 'Elf on the Shelf' in Budweiser commercial

You've heard of Elf on the Shelf. How about Kiwi on the Shelf?

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Hield 14th in all-time NBA 3-point shooting

Hield lights up the Thunder, and he's been doing that routinely, but he's also doing it against most NBA teams

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Thunder Buddies podcast: No Schroder, no problem against the Kings

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Observational nuggets from the Thunder's 132-113 win over the Kings

This blog on the Thunder’s 132-113 win over the Kings is an homage to those before me, but I'm adding a twist.

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NBA suspends Dennis Schroder, Raymond Felton one game for Thunder-Bulls altercation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Thunder will be without Dennis Schroder and Raymond Felton on Wednesday against the Kings, as each...

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Westbrook started melee vs. Chicago

Boylen says skirmish was no big deal, and he's probably right

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Iman Shumpert surges a reflection of Thunder playing into Kings’ pace

The Thunder has had a serious issue with stopping Kings guard Iman Shumpert in two games.

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Steven Adams' Euro Step streak impressing Thunder teammates, coaches

It’s happened before, but never this frequently: Steven Adams is using the Euro Step.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: OKC payback on the Bulls

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder picks up fifth-year option on head coach Billy Donovan

The Thunder has exercised the fifth-year option on the contract of head coach Billy Donovan, The Oklahoman confirmed on Monday.

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Thunder ranks strong in point differential

OKC schedule has been easy, except the Thunder has played its fair share of road games

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Clipping the Clippers to end a key week

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Down in Denver

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...